Genius Sports is hiring a
Senior Full Stack Software Engineer (Data Collection Team)

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New York, United States



A bit about us

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

Listed on the NYSE in 2021, 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.

We put trust in our people to deliver the difference for our clients around the world. It’s why many of the world’s largest leagues & federations such as the NFL, English Premier League, FIBA and NCAA choose to work with Genius Sports.


About the role

We are looking for a senior software engineer to build web applications that collect, configure, and visualize sports data across a wide range of Sports. You will be working with closely with our platform engineers and internal operators specializing in live data quality and trading. 

Genius Sports is building a comprehensive system responsible for producing and distributing its highest quality and lowest latency tracking, skeletal pose, eventing, and video streams to date. You will design and develop the services required to execute all parts of this process for hundreds of thousands of sporting fixtures every year.

This role is based in our recently opened, global center, New York City office. Located in midtown Manhattan, amongst the iconic skyline, you'll be immersed in cultural richness that inspires innovation and creativity. Join our team and add your talents to building a hub for all of Genius Sports.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop web applications that power our hybrid automated and operator-led collection systems.
  • Contribute across our stack, from web frontend, backend API’s, and databases
  • Maintain best practices for software development, including deployment process, documentation, and adherence to and improvement of coding standards.
  • Discuss and distribute knowledge, technical concepts, and ideas with any member of our diverse organization
  • Performance analysis and monitoring


Skills you’ll have

  • 5+ years software engineering experience
  • Experience building web applications
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with SQL & relational databases
  • Software engineering experience: modern software development practices and tools, distributed systems, database systems, performance tuning
  • Strong appetite for learning and working with technologies used by other engineering teams within the company
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or equivalent experience


Other advantageous skills 

  • Experience with TypeScript 
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Three.js, HTML5 Video, and/or Canvas
  • Experience with Rust, C# or Kotlin
  • Experience with ffmpeg
  • Experience building real-time, interactive web frontend experiences

What we expect from our co-workers 

  • Curiosity and strong desire to learn and improve.
  • Social skills, being able to act as a facilitator, can balance enabling others with individual contributions.
  • Time management and asynchronous communication skills relevant for a remote-first engineering organization.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.

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.   

The base salary range for this role is $175,000 – $200,000. There are a number of factors which affect what the specific pay offer would be for this role, including location, seniority, and relevant educational and working experience. This is base salary only – all full-time roles will also be eligible to take part in Genius Sports benefits and equity plan, and some roles may be eligible to take part in a bonus plan. For more details on the compensation and benefits package, please get in touch with our Talent team.


How we work 

We have adapted a forward-thinking ‘Ways of Working’ framework, which sets out (amongst other things) the opportunities for Genius Sports to work flexibly, remotely and on working holidays. It affects different teams and locations differently, so please ask for further information on how it would work with this role. 

Our employees are empowered to stretch the boundaries of what’s achievable, always reaching further and pushing the edges to see what gives. We collaborate, we innovate, and we celebrate. We will continue to grow as an organization and continue to invest in our highly talented and diverse team.

Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, different abilities or disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other applicable status). Please let us know when you apply if you need any assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability.



Estimated Salary range:

Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $110,000 - $160,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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