Frontend Engineer

  • SciSports
  • Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 09 May, 2022
Full time Developer Engineer

Job Description

SciSports is a world-leading football analytics company that aims to enrich the world of football with data intelligence. Leveraging cutting-edge machine learning and software engineering techniques, SciSports transforms the huge volumes of complexly-structured data that are collected during football matches into actionable insights that drive value for football professionals and fans. By computing state-of-the-art football metrics for over 2,000 matches each week, SciSports provides actionable insights for over 180,000 football players around the world via a multitude of interfaces, including a web platform and APIs. In the coming years we are planning to deliver our solutions for other sports too including E-sports.

The SciSports Application is pivotal in exposing our award-winning, in-house-developed football metrics and insights to football organisations, media companies and betting companies. The data pipeline involves ingesting large amounts of football data from a diversity of sources, enriching and serving the data after intense data crunching using machine-learning techniques, and delivering the data and resulting insights to a web platform and customer-facing APIs.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for a bright Frontend Engineer with a passion for developing, improving, and maintaining our platforms. You will work in a young and passionate team that is committed to transforming the world of (E-)sports. You are open to new ideas and cutting-edge technologies. You have at least three years of experience with developing and maintaining platforms.

Your skills:

  • JavaScript (ES6 or ES7)
  • VueJS or ReactJS
  • CSS (Sass)
  • HTML
  • Modern web browser development and testing tools like Jest and Linting

It is a pre if you are familiar with:

  • D3, Vega, WebGL

WHAT WILL BE YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES?

  • Build features that deliver footballing insights to our customers via our Single Page Applications
  • Develop data-driven interfaces and visualisations of our metrics and analytics
  • Update and maintain our Component Library and Style Guide
  • Continuously improve the code base
  • Write Unit and E2E tests
  • Discuss and collaborate on new UI features with UX / UI designer

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

  • Challenging and varied position within a professional and innovative organisation
  • Informal, no-nonsense but professional culture
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Joint lunch and fun Friday afternoon drinks!
For additional questions, please contact us by e-mail via jobs@scisports.com. No recruitment agencies please.