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Second Spectrum

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Software Engineer, Data Quality

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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, Data Quality

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Data Quality group to develop monitoring and quality improvement systems for our tracking and derived data. This group works closely with our Computer Vision, Tracking Systems and Artificial Intelligence groups, developing processing algorithms that are part of our live and post-game data pipeline, as well as tools and systems for data quality analysis and monitoring.
 

What You’ll Do:

Develop tools and systems for evaluating, analyzing and monitoring the quality of our tracking data and tracking-derived data products

Develop real-time and post-game algorithms for processing data, improving quality and identifying QA tasks

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: Typescript, Rust, Python

Frameworks: Node.js

Infrastructure: AWS (S3, EC2), Docker, Pulsar

Version control: Git

Requirements

What You Have:

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

Experience with the languages and technologies in our stack

Like to collaborate 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

Enjoy working with a team

 

What Sets You Apart:
 

Experience with data quality analysis and monitoring
 

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

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