Software Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
Software Engineering
Full-time
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 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 the official tracking and analytics partner of the NBA and EPL. We also work with other top basketball and soccer (football) leagues and clubs around the world.
• We generate meaningful and accurate data in the language of sport.  Nearly every team in the NBA and ESPN uses our analytics and video platforms.
• We create cutting edge software and communication tools so we can deliver personalized and interactive technologies for leagues, managers, players, media and fans that save people time and get them what they want in ways that previously did not exist.   
• We launched an innovative product, Clippers CourtVision, which won an NBA Innovation Award and Best in Technology at the 2019 Sports Business Awards, and has subsequently been used by ESPN, Turner Sports, FOX, NBATV, and NBA League Pass among others.

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. 

We are hiring Software Engineers, from new grads to many years of experience, for different groups in our Los Angeles office (Product Engineering/Applications Development, Infrastructure, Machine Learning/AI). If you have an interest, please apply to this job posting and we will review your resume to see if there is a good match with one of our groups.

What You Have:
• Completed (or will be completing by June 2020) Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree
• Experience with C++, Java and Python
• Prior software engineering internship or software engineering work experience
• Interest in sports is a substantial plus

What Sets You Apart:
• Familiarity with Rust, Golang, Scala, Haskell, Erlang or Clojure
• Current or previous participation on a sports team or coaching
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.