Sports Data Quality Specialist

  • Hawk-Eye Innovations
  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 06 May, 2024
Casual Data Science

Job Description


Contract: Freelance

Hours: up to 40 hrs per week

Location: Sofia

Salary: 150 BGN / day

Start Date: As soon as possible


» What the job is all about 

We are recruiting Data Quality Operators to join our expanding Data Quality Team in Sofia. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of sports technology as part of a passionate and dynamic team.

The role is critical in ensuring the accuracy of the tracking data (speed of players, field position etc.) collected through the Hawk-Eye Tracking System in European Football and Minor League Baseball games played in the United States.

You will need to be available to work at our Scrubbing Centre in Sofia; working predominantly 8 hour shifts from 7am onwards, with Baseball games taking place 6 days a week.


» Key Responsibilities:

Supporting Full-time Staff with various tasks, including:

  • Check, identify and correct any anomalies post-game in the data using bespoke software.

  • Collaborate with Hawk-Eye personnel to proactively fix / scrub data inaccuracies.

  • Conduct final checks on the game data and export it in the correct format to be provided to our client.

  • Take full responsibility for data accuracy and provide feedback on data quality

  • Complete post-match reports for client delivery.


» What we need from you 


  • A strong technical grounding with willingness to learn bespoke systems.

  • Acceptance that the nature of our business means that work will need to be carried out over weekends.

  • Bright and enterprising, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work using your initiative to provide solutions and improvements.

  • Attention to detail whilst carrying out tasks.

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills 

    • Fluent in English


  • Previous experience in video editing

  • General knowledge of Baseball terms and fundamentals