Intern, Tech Innovation

  • St. Louis City SC
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • 13 May, 2022
Intern Digital Entry Level Technology

Job Description

Calling all makers, tinkerers, and technologists! The Tech Innovation Intern position provides an exciting opportunity to apply your technical skills to real-world engineering and product development projects.

*This role may temporarily be a fully remote, with the goal to transition to fully in-person, as soon as possible.
ABOUT ST. LOUIS CITY SC:
Major League Soccer's (MLS) first majority female-owned and female-lead organization will play its inaugural MLS season in 2023. The 100 percent St. Louis based owners are committed to becoming an exceptional club and neighbor and a symbol for the future of our city and region.

St. Louis CITY SC will play in a brand new, state of the art soccer stadium to be built on approximately 35 acres in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. Seating capacity of the open-air stadium will be 22,500. Included with the build of the stadium will be the team Administrative Offices and Training Facility immediately adjacent to the stadium in Downtown West St. Louis.

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN:
Bigger than soccer
We believe that what we are building at CITY SC is bigger than soccer, and technology is a key component of the fan experience we are crafting.

Tech-first experience
You can expect to gain expertise in the behind-the-scenes technology that has already set CITY SC's digital experience apart from other sports organizations. You will take part in the creation of our digital experience by contributing to all aspects of the product development lifecycle, from brainstorming concepts to developing and testing prototypes to putting the product into pilot implementations.

THE ROLE:
  • Your responsibilities will include designing, analyzing, prototyping, developing, and documenting new products, as well as working with other team members to plan and coordinate project activities and product integrations. 
  • Design, develop, test, and deploy prototype hardware and software in support of the digital experience team.
  • Explore new technologies and build proof-of-concepts for next generation products.
  • Experience the product development lifecycle by contributing to meaningful digital experience initiatives.
  • Deliver a presentation on your project(s) deliverables to club leadership.

THINGS WE LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES:
  • Rising Junior or Senior seeking a Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, marketing, business, or a related field. 
  • Understanding of common web and app frameworks and architecture.
  • Well-grounded individual who is able to communicate and collaborate effectively.
  • Creative, hands-on, and entrepreneurial attitude. Strong programming skills in Python on Linux server environment.
  • Working knowledge of databasing structures and the ability to query, such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgresQL, NoSQL, or MongoDB.
  • Knowledge of web technologies and networking protocols, such as RESTful APIs, OAUTH, HTTP, MQTT, TLS, TCP/UDP.
  • Technical proclivity to learn new systems/technology for future incorporation or integration to the digital experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent presentation skills.

St. Louis CITY SC is building a team that is passionate about their work, the success of our Club and the growth and revitalization of our region. We desire people who hold themselves and others accountable and are driven by setting new standards for fan engagement. TKFC LC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

TKFC LC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.