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, MLS, and NCAA March Madness and have numerous clients across multiple sports at the team, league, and media levels.
We developed a real-time video augmentation pipeline that powers the innovative content featured in products like the Emmy-winning RomoVision and the award-winning Clippers CourtVision, and has been used by CBS, Amazon Prime Video, 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: Full Stack Software Engineer
We are looking for full stack software engineers to join our Product Engineering, Platform, Tracking, Infrastructure or Artificial Intelligence teams.
What You’ll Do:
Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve our customer-facing and internal applications
Contribute to multiple layers of our stack, from our web front-end, backend API’s, and databases
Collaborate closely with Product Managers, UI/UX Designers, and other software engineers
Assist with reliability, stability, and availability of applications
Maintain best practices for software development, including deployment process, documentation, and adherence to and improvement of coding standards.
Participate in our engineering culture by embracing opportunities to learn from others.
Client-side: ReactJS, TypeScript, , HTML/CSS, Design Systems
Server-side: Elixir, REST, NodeJS, TypeScript, Postgres, Redis, RabbitMQ, Pulsar, Auth0, Rust
Infrastructure: AWS (EC2, S3, RDS, ElasticCache), Docker, Linux, Terraform
Codebase: Git with GitLab or Github
What You Have:
Bachelor’s or Master’s in computer science or equivalent experience, with strong software engineering components
Demonstrate strong academic performance
Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong willingness to learn from teammates
What Will Set You Apart:
Current participation in or a demonstrated passion for sports is a substantial plus
Experience with Rust, Golang, Scala, Haskell, Erlang, Clojure, TypeScript, or React
Our Work Environment and What You Will Benefit From:
Flat hierarchy and collaborative management by highly qualified technical leads
Developing cutting-edge products that serve 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.