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Senior Platform Engineer

Automated Insights

Automated Insights

Software Engineering
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023

Job Description


Stats Perform is the market leader in sports tech. We provide the most trusted sports data to some of the world's biggest organizations, across sports, media, and broadcasting.

Through the latest AI technologies and machine learning, we combine decades' worth of data with the latest in-game happenings. We then offer coaches, teams, professional bodies, and media channels around the world, access to the very best data, content, and insights. In turn, improving how sports fans interact with their favorite sports teams and competitions.

How do they use it?

  • Media outlets add a little magic to their coverage with our stats and graphics packages.
  • Sportsbooks can offer better predictions and more accurate odds.
  • The world's top coaches are known to use our data to make critical team decisions.
  • Sports commentators can engage with fans on a deeper level, using our stories and insights.

Anywhere you find sport, Stats Perform is there. However, data and tech are only half of the package. We need great people to fuel the engine.

We succeeded thanks to a team of amazing people. They spend their days collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data from a wide range of live sporting events. If you combine this real-time data with our 40-year-old archives, elite journalists, camera operators, copywriters, the latest in AI wizardry, and a host of 'behind the scenes' support staff, you've got all the ingredients to make it a magical experience!

Our teams of technical experts specialize in harnessing live sporting data, using advanced cloud technologies, Java, JavaScript and Python. It is these tech teams that enable us to extract patterns through AI and Machine Learning and deliver our insights via APIs. In short, they turn complex data into magical experiences with cutting-edge technology.


We are looking for a self-driven, proactive, knowledge sharing solid team player who will join our Database Team willing to maintain, improve, and innovate our sport Data Engineering platform. As a senior DataOps Engineer, you'll be involved in the process of creating, maintaining and tunning of our Data Engineering platform. You will work closely with Data Engineering team ad play a vital role in designing and building state-of-the-art sport data platform supporting the company’s predictive models. This role focus is on IaC and automation but also involves some standard maintenance duties related to supporting the existing stack as monitoring configuration, backups and restores, troubleshooting, performance tuning and on-call support.

Required Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in AWS Redshift or alternative data warehousing solutions like Snowflake/Google Big Query, including maintenance, troubleshooting and performance tuning.
  • Hands on experience with AWS DMS and AWS Glue or alternative data replication and ETL tools.
  • Good Data Warehousing / ETL Skills.
  • Working knowledge of AWS Cloud database technologies.
  • Experience with IaC tools like: Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins
  • Shell and/or Python programming skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar.
  • Verbal/written communication and presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams, and both internal and external stakeholders.
  • An open-minded, structured thinker, a team player and good teammate.
  • Intellectual curiosity and excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to structure and prioritize an approach for maximum impact.

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with other database technologies (Oracle / MySQL / MS SQL / PostgreSQL).
  • Experience with Streaming technologies (Kafka)
  • Knowledge of AWS DataOps (i.e. Aurora, DynamoDB, IAM, Lambda, Step Functions, EMR)
  • Working knowledge of Oracle cloud.

Why work at Stats Perform?

We love sports, but we love diverse thinking more!

We know that diversity brings creativity, so we invite people from all backgrounds to join us. At Stats Perform you can make a difference, by using your skills and experience every day, you'll feel valued and respected for your contribution.

We take care of our colleagues

We like happy and healthy colleagues. You will benefit from things like Mental Health Days Off, ‘No Meeting Fridays,’ and flexible working schedules.

We pull together to build a better workplace and world for all.

We encourage employees to take part in charitable activities, utilize their 2 days of Volunteering Time Off, support our environmental efforts, and be actively involved in Employee Resource Groups.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Stats Perform

By joining Stats Perform, you'll be part of a team that celebrates diversity. A team that is dedicated to creating an inclusive atmosphere where everyone feels valued and welcome. All employees are collectively responsible for developing and maintaining an inclusive environment. That is why our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals underpin our core values.

With increased diversity comes increased innovation and creativity. Ensuring we're best placed to serve our clients and communities. Stats Perform is committed to seeking diversity, equity, and inclusion in all we do.