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Optima Spo

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Backend Developer

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Barcelona, Spain

Enter text here...Optima Sports Systems is assembling a team to develop next-generation football analytics software. Leveraging the latest technology in computer vision and machine learning, and an understanding of the game from top football coaches, our software will provide automatic tactical feedback to top clubs, leagues, and youth academies.

We are looking for talented and motivated developers who can work on a variety of projects within the organization. Initially, you will work on APIs and simple webapps for internal use. Later, you will assist with the backend supporting our primary user-facing application. You must be a self-starting, able to take the lead on smaller projects or work with a small team on larger projects.

These are all greenfield projects and you will play a critical role in our success, with leadership opportunities available as the team grows. We value individual ownership and responsibility over projects, a healthy approach to velocity and technical debt, and providing constant feedback to each other. We are a new company with a small but growing team, backed by strong strategic partners from the football industry, providing an opportunity for every contributor to shape our culture.

We work mainly in Python, powered by Google Cloud Platform. Other components of our stack are yet to be determined, so you can bring your own talents to the table. For some projects, you may be able to choose the stack.

Optima Sport System’s offices are located in Sant Joan Despí, easily accessible by public transport from Barcelona proper.

We are open to candidates at all levels of experience, and so the salary range will be commensurate with experience.


Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or a related field.
1+ years experience developing with Python or other backend language.
Creativity and initiative.
Fluency in English.

Full-stack experience building complete web apps.
Experience with Google Cloud Platform.
Experience with SQL.

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