Rust Systems Engineer

Job description


Second Spectrum is a Sports Emmy-winning data & tech division of GENIUS SPORTS that is building the next way of seeing sports by capturing the highest quality data for many of the world’s largest leagues and federations such as the NFL, NBA, EPL, MLS, and the NCAA.

The Role

Player and ball location tracking is the foundational data layer upon which nearly all Second Spectrum products are built. You will design and develop our real-time tracking systems that deliver tracking for thousands of soccer and basketball games. Specifically, you will

  • Integrate low-latency algorithms in collaboration with the computer vision, artificial intelligence, and augmentation teams.
  • Develop performative code targeting cutting edge devices both in the cloud and on-premises.
  • Build highly autonomous systems to scale our technology and minimize the need for manual intervention.
  • Collaborate on tools and frameworks that support the developer experience and velocity across the engineering organization.

Job requirements

What You Have:

  • Proficiency with Rust and/or High-Performance Systems Languages such as C++ or Go
  • Asynchronous Messaging and Streaming Protocols (Pulsar, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ)
  • Experience with designing and developing high-performance, real-time systems
  • Product and Team-first mindset
  • Ability to excel in a face-paced environment
  • You care about your craft
  • Learning and mentoring mentality
  • 3+ years of experience

Nice To Haves:

  • Experience working with Video (FFMPEG, HLS, DASH, SDI, Video Codecs)
  • Experience developing products and software for live events.
  • Experience with 3D Graphics or Game Engines
  • Experience with modern web applications and distributed systems
  • Devops experience with Docker
  • Experience with AWS (S3, EC2)

Our Work Environment and What You Will Benefit From:

  • Cutting-edge products to work on for major professional sports leagues and teams.
  • Team-oriented engineering habits and software engineering best practices (readable, maintainable, and efficient code).
  • Flat hierarchy and collaborative management led by experienced and strong technical leads.
  • Innovative and dynamic environment, which encourages self-development and opportunities to make an impact.
  • Multicultural team with employees based across several countries (e.g., Switzerland, Denmark, France, United States, China).
  • Potential for Equity/Bonus, Flexible working hours, Competitive salary, Medical and dental benefits, 401k match

About Second Spectrum

  • We develop a real-time video augmentation pipeline that powers the innovative content featured in products like the Emmy-winning CBS Romovision, and has also been used by ESPN, Turner Sports, BT Sport, FOX, and International NBA League Pass.
  • We help teams win championships by providing the fastest high-quality tracking data and analytics software in the market, and are trusted by top tier leagues to define and power the future of tracking