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Full-Time

Director of Engineering

Professional Services

Posted on 6/21/2024

Genius Sports

Genius Sports

1,001-5,000 employees

Provides sports data and technology solutions

AI & Machine Learning
Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

London, UK

Category
Product Engineering
Systems Engineering
Security Engineering
Engineering Management
Required Skills
PHP
React.js
Communications
MySQL
Management
Data Structures & Algorithms
Postgres
AWS
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • 8+ years in the software development industry, including 3+ in leadership & team management roles
  • An agency / professional services background would be ideal
  • Excellent leadership, presence, and delivery management skills with a proven track record working in distributed environments
  • A passion for technology and sports
  • Strong technical background with proactive communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of backend applications, ideally PHP and Symfony framework
  • Solid understanding of ReactJS and responsive single-page web applications
  • Strong CS fundamentals (data structures and algorithms, system architecture, resiliency and redundancy)
  • Solid experience with Cloud Computing, ideally with AWS (EC2, RDS, Elasticache, WAF)
  • Solid knowledge of Relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and query optimization
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party applications like Auth (OAuth/OIDC), analytics libraries, ad serving, data warehousing, data backups etc.
Responsibilities
  • Manage a geographically distributed engineering team
  • Create and execute technical strategy for the professional services organization
  • Stakeholder management and expectation setting
  • Responsible for security and operational costs of products
  • Identify and find solutions for systemic problems in product architecture
  • Author technical responses to RFPs and architect bespoke solutions
  • Maintain relationships with key stakeholders and clients
  • Champion community and wellbeing

Genius Sports offers sports data and technology solutions for leagues, teams, broadcasters, brands, and sportsbooks, providing tools for data collection, fan engagement, sportsbook operations, and next-gen video experiences, enhancing data management, fan engagement, and betting experiences for sports, betting, and media partners globally.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$345.2M

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

1%

2 year growth

1%