Software Engineer @ Madison Square Garden Entertainment - New York, NY

Job Overview

9 days ago

Software Engineer

Madison Square Garden Entertainment - New York, NY

Who are we hiring?

The Software Engineer will be a key member of the Digital Technology Engineering team responsible for the architecture, development, troubleshooting, implementation, and enhancement of new and existing web applications and platform (microservices), as well as supporting frontend and backend technologies, including React, CSS, NodeJS, and Express. In addition to software development, the Software Engineer will also be contributing expertise to optimize our agile processes and product development, including assisting in requirements gathering and analysis. This role will have a focus on performance, stability, maintainability, functionality, and observability, which will often involve implementing or instrumenting both custom and third-party solutions.

What will you do?

  • Build UIs in React, Redux, CSS, HTML, and other technologies using Webpack with ESModules.
  • Build services in NodeJS with Express and/or serverless/microservice technologies such as Lambda, while providing RESTful APIs.
  • Write “clean code,” following our conventions, standards, established design patterns, and best practices.
  • Manage our source code in Github, keeping our commit history useful and clean.
  • Actively participate in and contribute to all Scrum ceremonies and take personal responsibility for the success of each Sprint.
  • Collaborate with other developers of all levels.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Expert knowledge of technologies, such as vanilla JavaScript using ES6-ES2020 language features, CSS3 and HTML5.
  • A minimum of 3 years of hands-on development experience with JavaScript, with advanced understanding of design patterns and best practices.
  • A minimum of 2 years creating services and APIs in NodeJS with either Express or AWS serverless technologies like Lambda, API Gateway, AppSync.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience building performant UIs with ReactJS and Redux.
  • Proficiency with web app tooling technologies. We use Webpack, NPM, git/Github, Babel, Create React app, SCSS, PostCSS, as well as others.
  • Proficiency in PHP, Ruby on Rails, or Python.
  • Proficiency with any of these testing frameworks and libraries: Jest (or similar, like Karma or Jasmine), Mocha, Chai, Sinon, CucumberJS, Webdriver IO.
  • Experience in working on Ruby on Rails with a PostgreSQL.
  • Can effectively work with command line tools.
  • Experience of ESLint configuration. We use JavaScript Standard Style and AirBnB.
  • Experience working in a cloud-only environment, specifically in AWS.
  • Experience contributing to the velocity of an Agile Scrum team.
  • Some understanding of the basics of caching, including CDNs, in-memory caches, or page and database caching.
  • Previous work on consumer and/or enterprise applications used by millions of customers preferred.
  • Some experience working with a headless CMS or custom Content tooling is preferred.
  • Knowledge of ElasticSearch and its APIs and JavaScript or PHP SDKs preferred
  • Understanding of any of these caching technologies: CDNs (like CloudFront), in-memory caches (Redis, Memcached), page caches (like Varnish), or object caches.
  • GraphQL knowledge preferred.
  • AWS or Agile Scrum certification preferred.


  • This is an individual contributor role that may coach team members and lead development efforts.
The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Why is MSG for me?
Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment. The Company presents or hosts a broad array of events in its diverse collection of venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre. MSG Entertainment is also building a new state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian. In addition, the Company features the original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces the Boston Calling Music Festival. The Company’s two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG+, deliver a wide range of live sports content and other programming. Also under the MSG Entertainment umbrella is Tao Group Hospitality, with entertainment dining and nightlife brands including: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Cathédrale, Hakkasan and Omnia. More information is available at

We invite you to create an exceptional career at MSG

Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations. #

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