Genius Sports

Senior Full Stack Engineer

Job description

Do you want to join one of the world’s fastest growing sports technology companies?

Genius Sports is at the epicentre of the global network connecting sports, brands and fans through official live data. Our mission is simple. We champion a more sustainable sports data ecosystem that benefits all parties.

In 2021, Genius Sports acquired Second Spectrum, a world leader in optical tracking and video augmentation technology. Powered by an incredibly driven and ambitious team of engineers, Second Spectrum is the number one tech to work on if you’re interested in machine learning, artificial intelligence or development engineering in sports

We are looking for a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer to join our Product Engineering group to help build and improve our AI-based sports analytics products. This group is primarily responsible for our web and mobile applications that are used by teams, leagues, coaches, and fans. They ensure our customers have a seamless user experience within our products for the thousands of sporting events we run each year.

Responsibilities & duties:
  • 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 APIs, and databases
  • Collaborate closely with Product Managers, UI/UX Designers, and other software engineers
  • Assist with reliability, stability, and availability of applications
  • Own reliability, stability, and availability of systems applications
  • Mentor other engineers both technically and professionally
  • Maintain best practices for software development, including deployment process, documentation, and adherence to and improvement of coding standards.
  • Assess and drive adoption of emerging technologies and techniques
  • Provide technical leadership, including code review, practices, and skill development
  • Communicate technical commitments and decisions to team and external stakeholders
  • Discuss and distribute knowledge, technical concepts, and ideas with any member of our diverse organization
  • Participate in our engineering culture by embracing opportunities to learn from others
Our Stack:
  • Client-side: ReactJS,Elm, NextJS, TypeScript, Web Components (LitElement), HTML/CSS, Design Systems
  • Server-side: GraphQL, REST, NodeJS, TypeScript, Postgres, Redis, RabbitMQ, Pulsar, Auth0, Rust
  • Infrastructure: AWS (EC2, S3, RDS, ElasticCache), Docker, Linux, Terraform
  • Codebase: Git with GitLab or Github
Required skills & experience
  • 5+ years of hands-on, full-time software development experience
  • Customer-focus with an understanding that shipping software involves tradeoff and collaboration
  • Prior experience building production web apps using ReactJS, Elm, and NodeJS
  • Experience collaborating across multiple disciplines (front-end, back-end, databases, infrastructure, and devops)
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently in an efficient manner
  • Ability to articulate and make decisions about trade-offs between rapid iteration and high quality products
  • Ability to take point on technical discussions and feature prioritization
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent experience, with strong software engineering components
What Will Set You Apart:
  • Elm, Elixir, Rust, Reactive Frameworks (RxJS)
  • Experience working with Video Streaming Applications
  • Experience building mobile apps (Swift/SwiftUI, Kotlin, React Native)
What’s in it for you?

As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on the location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities.  

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