SRC is hiring one full-time Data Scientist who will work across our football projects. This candidate will work closely with all members of our team and will be an integral part of ourgrowing company.
SRC FTBL – About Us
Thank you for your interest in SRC FTBL – ‘Source Football’. We enjoy hearing from football and analytics enthusiasts, and we appreciate your interest in our company.
SRC FTBL is a football analytics startup founded in 2022 by Sarah Rudd, Ravi Ramineni, and Cole Grossman. We provide analytics support, strategy and expertise to football clubs around the world.
At SRC, we are certain that the power of data and analytics in football has not been fully realized. We believe that analytics will have an extraordinary impact on the future of the sport, and we aim to be at the forefront of this movement. We are looking for similarly motivated football obsessives who share our passion for analytics and vision for the future of football.
SRC is hiring one full-time Data Engineer who will work on our football intelligence platform. You will play a pivotal role in the ingestion, transformation, and maintenance of football-related data. You will work closely with the CTO and data scientists to build and maintain the data infrastructure that powers our analytics platform. If you are passionate about football and have a strong background in data engineering, this is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of football analytics innovation. Our goal is to build the highest level of analytics in global football, and we are seeking candidates who share this level of ambition.
This candidate will work closely with our team to develop and enhance our infrastructure, models, and analysis tools. This will include the following responsibilities:
Maintain and improve existing ETL pipelines and develop ones for new data sources
Design, develop and maintain APIs for use by external clients
Optimize query performance and cost, particularly for large data sets (terabytes of data)
Ensure that data is complete, accurate and is continuously monitored for quality issues
Work with the data science team on feature engineering, model production and monitoring
We are looking for candidates with the following experiences and attributes:
Experience with at least one major cloud computing provider (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure, etc)
Experience with orchestration tools (Airflow, Dagster)
Experience with Spark/ PySpark and Spark optimizations
Strong Python skills and great coding habits
Familiarity with API design and common Python API frameworks
At SRC FTBL, we aspire to be both intellectually curious and highly competitive in everything we do. Additionally, we are passionate about helping people develop and grow. We will value candidates that share our core values more than those that “check all the boxes”. We strongly encourage applicants to apply if they think they might be a good fit even if they don’t have much experience.
Passion for and knowledge of football
Curiosity and a desire to understand how things work
Continuous improvement and growth, both for our products and our people
Openness and honesty, a “no-blame” environment
The scientific method
How to Reach SRC FTBL:
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We are seeking candidates comfortable working in a distributed workforce. However, given the stage of our company and the requirements of this role, we will only accept candidates within a seven hour time difference from Central Standard Time – likely in the United States, Europe, or South America.