Job Opportunities

Why work at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway?

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the worldwide leader in motorsports entertainment and the largest spectator sporting facility in the world. But IMS also is about people, a talented staff with diverse skills that are used to the fullest to stage of the world’s great motor racing events – Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Indianapolis 500, Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational, Crown Royal 400 at the Brickyard and Red Bull Air Race Indianapolis.

Employees at IMS are challenged daily to excel in an environment featuring a pace that matches the high speed of the machines that race at the famous facility. Working at IMS is a demanding yet rewarding endeavor for dedicated professionals who want to reach their ultimate potential amid the excitement, tradition and pageantry of the World’s Greatest Race Course.

Below is a list of open positions:

Please contact the Human Resources Department for further information.

Software Developer
Position Title: Software Developer
Department: Business Solutions
Reports to: Director, Business Solutions
Position Location: Administration Building
FLSA Status: Exempt
Summary

The Business Solutions Software Developer’s role is to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain new and existing software applications in support of the achievement of business requirements. This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing software programs and applications. The Business Solutions Software Developer also will have direct interaction with internal business users and needs to be comfortable gathering requirements, understanding challenges, and proposing solutions to those challenges. The team environment is a small group that utilizes agile software development strategies and Kanban. It’s a very exciting work environment, with opportunities for growth, learning a lot, and variety among projects. Primary internal business customers are ticket sales, marketing, and events operations.

Technologies

MS SQL Server 2012-2014, C#, Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server, Git, ASP .Net Forms, ASP .Net MVC, .Net Windows Forms, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Sitecore, Sitefinity, Wordpress, IIS, Windows Server 2008R2 – 2012 R2, .Net 4.5.2, Entity Framework, CSLA, SCRIBE, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Office 365.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Create and maintain efficient, productive, and scalable applications and solutions for business processes.
  • Primary developer for in house ticket sales process and operations.
  • Ensure that company branding and industry best practices are implemented in all solutions.
  • Identify broken, out dated, and inefficient business processes.
  • Work cooperatively with the Digital Media and Infrastructure teams.
  • Gather business objectives, requirements, and collaborate with business units and stakeholders.
  • Designs and writes systems based on consultations with supervisor, other programmers and end users.
  • Enhance and maintain software programs written by others.
  • Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm program meets specifications.
Qualifications:
  • B.S. Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Technology or similar program.
  • Sitecore Experience great bonus, not required.
  • 4 or more years of experience in professional software development position (or someone really talented with work to show for it).
  • Professional communication skills, organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Dedicated to company mission and objectives.
  • Available for after-hours support and long hours to support events.
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, self-managed.
  • C#, ASP .Net, SQL Server.
  • Object oriented development.
  • High integrity and confidentiality.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com

Communications Coordinator
Position Title: Communications Coordinator
Department: Public Relations
Reports to: Director, Communications
Position Location: Administration Building
FLSA Status: Exempt
Summary

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is seeking a communications coordinator to assist the public relations team in outreach to members of the media and general public. This individual will show strong enthusiasm for all avenues of public relations and assist team members across the board in various tasks. An appetite for media analytics, the ability to work well with others and under deadline, and an eagerness to learn new skills are all sought after characteristics in this position. This individual will work closely with each member of the IMS PR team on several projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Compiling weekly, monthly and yearly media analytical data that demonstrates team’s ability to hit key metrics and provides accurate view of market share.
  • Monitoring and curating stakeholder lists to maintain and increase reach of IMS PR products to members of media and other key stakeholders.
  • Supporting communications team in delivery of media announcements and execution of media events. This includes press releases, press conferences, media conference calls and special event programming.
  • Enhancing IMS outreach on multiple media and community platforms including television, radio, print, social media and blogs.
  • Contributing to the IMS blog under supervision of Senior IMS Communications Manager.
  • Providing logistical assistance for press conferences under supervision of IMS Manager of Media Relations.
  • Serving as a liaison to IMS marketing team to ensure messaging and collateral alignment for key events.
  • Working closely with IMS digital team to increase social media reach of press announcements and media events.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Journalism/PR/Communications/Marketing or equivalent experience.
  • 1-2 years public relations or journalism professional experience.
  • Deep understanding of 21st century media and evolving platforms.
  • Strong writing skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely convey on brand messaging to a wide group of stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to work independently and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and its mission and values.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit that helps foster new ideas and encourages team to think big.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com

Travel Coordinator
Position Title: Travel Coordinator
Department: Accounting
Reports to: Director, Finance Operations
Position Location: INDYCAR Offices
FLSA Status: Exempt
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Primary resource for corporate travelers. Confer with travelers to determine destination, mode of transportation, travel dates, and necessary accommodations.
  • Analyze travel costs, accommodations, and local transportation.
  • Use online reservation and ticketing systems as well as other resources to book transportation and hotel reservations, and issue itineraries ensuring cost-effectiveness.
  • Administrator of Concur, the online reservation and ticketing system.
  • Research problems and resolve issues.
  • Responsible for communication of travel, including building and delivery of itineraries. Additionally communicate expense policies to ensure adherence and consistency.
  • Track and audit travel activities, expenses, payments, and policy violations.
  • Monitor vendor performance to ensure quality service.
  • Contract with outside travel agencies when necessary.
  • Look for cost effective yet good travel deals so that the trip falls under the set budget and is convenient at the same time.
  • Build and maintain good relations with carriers and maintain corporate discount agreements with them.
  • Understand the travel needs of the travelers and work in accordance with their requirements and the corporate travel policy.
  • Arrange for accommodation including hotel and resort booking and also book conference halls if meetings have been scheduled during the trip.
  • Make travel arrangements and explain all the details about this trip to the travelers so they do not face any difficulty during their trip.
  • Prepare reports on the company’s travel activities on a regular basis and share with leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications:
  • High school graduate or GED required.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office products.
  • 2 years experience working with corporate travel agents or has been a part of a travel department for a consulting environment, or demonstrable equivalent experience.
  • 2 years experience researching best value pricing for hotel, air and auto.
  • Creative and innovative thinker to work around complex travel schedules.
  • Superior customer service skills with team player attitude to take on additional responsibility.
  • High integrity and confidentiality.
  • Effective leader with strong people skills.
  • Proficiency in establishing priorities and managing details.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Flexibility of work schedule to support corporate travelers as required. This includes being on call 24/7 during the Verizon INDYCAR racing season.
  • Familiarity with corporate policies and personnel rules and procedures.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com

Graphics Supervisor
Position Title: Graphics Supervisor
Department: IMS Productions
Reports to: Vice President, Productions
Position Location: IMSP Offices
FLSA Status: Exempt
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead and coordinate IMS Productions’ graphics department.  This position will manage all graphics tasks assigned, be responsible for staying on budget, and ensuring timely delivery on all graphics projects.
  • Research and implement new animation and compositing technology.
  • Manage all storage, backup and archiving regarding graphics.
  • Ensure all graphics/animations are on the cutting edge of industry standards.
  • Work with producers and editors to develop animations, graphics, composites and visual effects for clients.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of various graphics generating systems (listed in ‘qualifications’ below), and continually upgrade knowledge of new trends in both hardware and software.
  • Ensure client satisfaction with all projects…both from budget and deadline perspectives.
  • Requires flexibility in working-hours schedule…nights and weekends as needed.
  • Additional duties assigned by IMSP leadership.
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the company and the Vision, Mission and Values.
Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in Computer Graphics, Animation or related field.
  • Proficient in After Effects and Motion Graphics.
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Suite.
  • Strong 3D generalist skills in Maya & Cinema 4D.
  • Strong design skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of video production and delivery.
  • Ability to work individually and manage multiple production timelines and schedules.
  • Experience with storyboards and pre-production materials.
  • Experience with Macintosh systems.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

If interested please send resume AND demo reel to jobs@brickyard.com. Applicants MUST submit a demo reel that showcases the skills necessary for this job. Any inquiry without a demo reel will NOT be considered.

Museum Tours Bus Driver – Part-Time
Position Title: Museum Tours Bus Driver – Part-Time

Please e-mail application and resume to jobs@brickyard.com

Museum Host - Part Time
Position Title: Museum Host - Part Time
Department: Hall of Fame Museum
Reports To: Museum Host Supervisor
Position Location: Hall of Fame Museum
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com

Front Desk Specialist - Part Time
Position Title: Front Desk Specialist - Part Time
Department: Hall of Fame Museum
Reports To: Front Desk and Photo Station Supervisor
Position Location: Hall of Fame Museum
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Please email Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@brickyard.com

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