Second Spectrum is looking for a Remote Senior Rust Software Engineer

    A bit about us

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

    Genius Sports is at the epicenter 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’re looking for enthusiastic and ambitious people to join our talented team.

    If you see yourself becoming part of a global family building the future of sports entertainment together, then come and grow with us. 

    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.

    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.

    Senior Rust Developer

    Responsibilities & duties

    You will design and develop our real-time systems that deliver augmented virtual-reality-like broadcast streams to partners like Amazon, CBS, and more. Specifically, you will

    • Integrate low-latency algorithms and systems, in collaboration with the Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Video, and 3D Graphics teams.
    • Build systems designed to ingest real-time data and video feeds from internal, broadcast, and 3rd party providers.
    • Design, develop, test, deploy, and maintain highly performant cutting-edge software that is both used in the cloud and on-premise machines.
    • 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.

    Requires skills & experience

    • 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 fast-paced environment
    • You care about your craft
    • Learning and mentoring mentality

    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)

    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.

    How we work

    We have adapted a forward-thinking ‘Ways of Working’ framework, which sets out (amongst other things) the opportunities for Geniuses to work flexibly, remotely and on working holidays. It affects different teams and locations differently, so please ask for further information in 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 organisation and continue to invest in our highly talented and diverse team of Geniuses. 

    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