Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2023)

Job description

** Please note: This internship is can be remote or in-person in our Los Angeles office.

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: Software Engineering Intern (Summer 2023)
This is a 12 week, 40 hour/week internship. We try to match each intern with the best group based on personal and professional interests. Our groups include Software Engineering and Infrastructure (DevOps, SysOps, IT, Systems, Hardware).

What You’ll Do:
• Learn, grow, develop and have fun!
• Have impactful contributions to meaningful projects that professional sports teams, broadcasters, and consumers use.

Job requirements

What You Have:
Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Computer Science
• Demonstrate strong academic performance
• Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong willingness to learn from teammates
• Familiarity with C++, Java, Python, or JavaScript

What Sets 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:
• Cutting-edge products to work on 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
• Flat hierarchy and collaborative management led by highly-qualified technical leads

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.