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Duke Capital Partners
Duke Capital Partners

Senior Integration & Optimization Engineer (Influencer) - Location Flexible



Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Teamworks, the Operating System for Sports™, powers more than 6,500 sports organizations worldwide, including collegiate athletic departments and teams across all major professional leagues. With 300 exceptional employees located in ten different countries, Teamworks’ software solutions drive the operations of the most recognizable sports properties in the world.

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Senior Software Engineer who specializes in database query optimization and integration engineering. If you have a knack for query optimization and a solid background with observability tools, such as Datadog, this is the opportunity for you. You will work within a team to build, enhance, and maintain our web and mobile industry-leading platform that impacts athletes across the world.

Influencer is a product within the Teamworks portfolio that serves more than 4,000 college teams and 100,000 student-athletes. These teams and athletes use the Influencer app to access and share content to their personal social media channels, review their brand metrics, and process endorsement transactions with our monetization partners.

We produce best-in-class software for best-in-class athletic organizations, and we’re looking for a team player who sets the same standards for themselves.


  • Identify bottlenecks in process and performance to improve efficiency.

  • Perform query level analysis and optimization.

  • Deliver quality, well-tested code to our API, web, and worker applications.

  • Participate in design and architecture discussions in a Kanban-style environment.

  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and maintain coding standards.

  • Contribute to the strength of the engineering team through mentorship and collaboration.


  • Extensive experience with database integration and schema/query optimization.

  • Experience with 3rd party integrations.

  • Proficiency in Datadog or equivalent observability suite.

  • Proficiency in a programming language such as PHP, Python, Java, or Ruby.

  • Strong SQL skills and experience with ORM.

  • Extensive experience with building and maintaining APIs.

  • Experience with unit and integration testing frameworks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Laravel/Eloquent or equivalent frameworks.

  • AWS service integration.

  • Familiarity with Docker.

  • Kubernetes fundamentals.

  • CI/CD practices.

Desired Traits:

  • Strong interest in thinking about products, including user empathy and an understanding of how a product works as a complex system.

  • Pragmatic focus on ROI.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Ability to discern technical constraints, resources, and opportunities available; willingness to take a creative approach to problem-solving.

  • Ability to estimate and prioritize.

  • Possessing high integrity.

  • Lives our core values: honesty, humility, exceptionalism, hard work, commitment, and innovation.

What Teamworks offers:

  • A role in shaping the future of sports and a career that grows as the company grows.

  • An exceptional culture of high achievement and teamwork.

  • Supportive and humble colleagues who are some of the top problem solvers and innovators in the game.

  • Financial security through competitive compensation and incentives.

  • A comprehensive benefits plan, including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and a 401K match.

  • Additional educational opportunities via Range can be used for courses, conferences, and other options.

  • Unlimited paid time off.

  • Company equity.

  • 100% remote-optional work setting.

Founded in 2006, Teamworks started out as a messaging platform supporting collegiate football teams. Since then, we have raised five institutional rounds of funding totaling over $165M. Our B2B SaaS product offerings have grown to solve complex operational workflows involving communications, scheduling, data collection, rules compliance, and other issues specific to elite athletics. In addition to providing the premier operations platform serving the sports industry, we’ve also built or acquired the top solutions for Athlete Academic success (Retain), Alumni Engagement (Communities), Athlete Experience (Pulse), Compliance Services (ARMS), Name, Image, and Likeness (INFLCR), Sports Performance & Nutrition (Notemeal), Recruiting (Whistle), and Human Performance (Smartabase). Our product suite continues to grow, and we are the preeminent tech provider serving top-tier athletic organizations.

Our offices in Durham, Denver, Richmond, and Brisbane are open for work, collaboration, and optional team-building events – but as a remote-first company, we also have teammates working from places across the globe, including New York, London, Perth, and Austin.

Teamworks is an equal opportunity employer - if you live our core values every day and are honest, hardworking, humble, committed, innovative, and an all-around exceptional person, you'll thrive at Teamworks. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and take affirmative action to not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and training. Teamworks is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please email people@teamworks.com.

To all recruitment agencies: Teamworks does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Teamwork employees or any other organization location. Teamworks is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.