Live Feed Analyst

  • Genius Sports Group
  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 09 May, 2024
Full time Digital Media Scout / Analyst

Job Description

A bit about us

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

What will you do?

The role will initially focus on updating and monitoring different sporting events ‐ including NFL, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Cricket, E-sports, Darts, etc.
Shift work including weekends and evenings is standard. Experience is not necessary, so this could be your opportunity to forge a career within the sports services industry! You will be fully trained by our excellent specialists.

Main Responsibilities:

- The main focus of the role is to monitor and collect data from live sports events all around the world and to manage and maintain the company database through data entry and updates on various sporting events;
- Research, review, and understand different match reviews, match reports, and sports news and to react in any case of discrepancy in the provided information compared to various external sources;
- Working with custom software.

Required skills:

- Strong English verbal communication skills;
- Passion for sports;
- Excellent attention to detail;
- A strong and committed work ethic;
- High customer service focus;
- A proven ability to see problems through to their resolution;
- Ability to acquire knowledge quickly and accurately;
- Flexible and resourceful;
- Working hours vary based on shifts, mostly work during the weekends and late hours during the week is required.

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 identity or 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