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Second Spectrum

is looking for a

Software Engineer, AI Group

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Second Spectrum is building the next way of seeing sports. We deliver unique and innovative solutions through unparalleled capabilities in machine understanding of sports.

We are the official tracking and analytics provider of the English Premier League, NBA, and MLS and have numerous clients across multiple sports at the team, league, and media level.

We developed a real-time video augmentation pipeline that powers the innovative content featured in products like the award-winning Clippers CourtVision, and has also been used by ESPN, Turner Sports, BT Sport, FOX, and International NBA League Pass.

We produce the most accurate tracking data with the fastest high-quality output by leveraging the most automated and extensible solution in the market.

We are constantly innovating. We believe that technology will revolutionize the way that sports are played, coached, and experienced, and that the work to make this happen has just begun.



The Role: Software Engineer, AI Group



We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Artificial Intelligence group to develop and maintain data ingestion, transformation, delivery and monitoring systems, in close collaboration with our Platform, Infrastructure, Tracking and Operations groups.



What You’ll Do:

Develop systems and workflows for ingesting and transforming various data sources, e.g. tracking, eventing, clock feeds

Develop data delivery and monitoring systems

Develop machine learning pipelines and infrastructure

Build, test, deploy and maintain production systems

Develop, document, and communicate processes for operational staff

Maintain best practices for software development, including deployment process, documentation, and coding standards

Discuss and distribute knowledge, technical concepts, and ideas with any member of our diverse organization


Our Stack:

Languages, frameworks: Rust, Typescript, Python, Node.js

Infrastructure, tools: AWS (S3, EC2), Docker, Pulsar, Kibana, Grafana

Version control: Git


What You Have:

BSc or MSc or equivalent experience with a strong software engineering component

Experience with our languages and technologies in our stack

Affinity for teamwork and collaboration with others to solve problems, share knowledge, and provide feedback

Strong communication skills when discussing technical concepts with technical and non-technical colleagues

Self-motivation and ability to work independently in an efficient manner

Flexibility and availability for work on-call, outside of regular work hours, as needed to support live sports


What Sets You Apart:

Experience with data pipelines, devops, machine learning


Our Work Environment and What You Will Benefit From:

Flat hierarchy and collaborative management

Highly qualified technical leads and colleagues

Working on cutting-edge products for major professional sports leagues and teams

Team-oriented, start-up mindset, innovative and dynamic environment, which encourages growth and provides opportunities to make an impact


As a general approach, we interview for aptitude over specific technologies or languages. Please be prepared to speak to anything listed on your resume or in your portfolio.

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