Head of Tech/CTO

UBsports Inc.

Riverhead, United States

Last shared 256 days ago

Job Details

Experience

4 - 15 years

Employment Type

Full-time

Employer Job ID

CTO2018

Industry Sector

Functional Area

Sports/Sporting Goods Information Technology
Internet/Digital Project Management
Computer Software Strategy/ Planning/ Corporate Development
Job Description
This starts as a hands-on position, overseeing the reversioning of a 5 year old Ruby on Rails site, from Ruby 1.8.7 to 2.5, and RAILS 2 to 5, moving the site and the MySQL databases from a server farm to a cloud, preferably the Google Cloud.  You will also be asked to build a team of programmers, technologists UI/UX people and data management pros.  We will be building a HQ someplace in the NY area, either on LI or in Westchester/Stamford.  You will also be asked to decide if there should be a private server(s) for more sensitive personal info, rather than a public cloud, and other big tactical decisions over time.
Company Description

UBsports is a new breed of hybrid social media that guides athletes from youth to novice to elite, gives them direct contact with Olympians and Pros who blog and curate their sports through SportPortals and groups, shows them amazing training and competition video, and engages them directly with all teams, groups and organizing bodies in their sports, right up to the USOC.   Because of this world-class set of tools and capabilities, UBsports is becoming a daily necessity for athletes who are playing all the world’s great sports.

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