Senior PHP Developer for Basketball Solutions at Genius Sports (Vilnius, Lithuania)

Senior PHP Developer for Basketball Solutions at Genius Sports (Vilnius, Lithuania)

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Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Type: Full Time
Created: 2020-12-02 05:00:07

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Genius Sports Group is one of the world’s largest sports technology companies, specializing in the capture, distribution and commercialization of live data, streams and digital content. We work in partnership with the biggest names in sports, betting and media to power a global ecosystem that benefits every stakeholder. Headquartered in London, we have offices in New York, Medellin, Tallinn, Sofia, Vilnius, Lausanne and Singapore, which are home to over 1,400 of our talented employees.  

Our Division


Genius Sports is a global leader in digital sports content, technology and integrity services. Our technology is used in over 150 countries worldwide, empowering sports to capture, manage and distribute their live data and video, driving their digital transformation and enhancing their relationships with fans. We are the trusted partner to over 500 sports organisations globally, including many of the world’s largest leagues and federations such as the Premier League, FIBA, NCAA and PGA TOUR

The Role

As a part of Basketball Data Collection and Distribution team you will work on solutions to collect official real-time data and distribute it to internal and external customers all over the world. The data is crucial to a large and demanding customer base comprising Sporting Associations (such as FIBA, NCAA), Media and Sports Betting companies. Your code will affect 200 000 basketball matches a year!

As a Senior PHP Developer you will be a part of a cross-functional team and your primary focus will be the development and support of back-end components for data distribution). Your work will involve the full software development cycle and you will have exposure to a broad set of technologies. This vacancy is a perfect match for a person who enjoys finding innovative solutions to technical challenges with opportunities to contribute broadly in a dynamic and collaborative team-based environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Design and develop software that is reliable, scalable and fault tolerant

  • Producing high quality, tested and maintainable code, using the best technologies for the problem at hand

  • Work independently and within in a team in a dynamic agile environment and workplace

  • Communicate, document and share technical knowledge

  • Investigation and resolution of issues reported by internal and external customers

Required Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of PHP, including using the language to perform Object Oriented programming

  • Full software life-cycle experience working on complex products within Agile environments

  • Knowledge of database design, data structures and algorithms

  • Experience in using open source libraries, tools and frameworks for logging, wiring, testing and building

  • Good spoken and written English

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of modern PHP frameworks such as Symfony

  • Exposure to AWS technologies such as EC2, RDS, S3, SQS, CloudFront and ElasticCache

  • Understanding of software architecture patterns including SOA and microservices

  • Experience with API design and architecture

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery

We Offer

We have a work-hard, play hard culture at Genius Sports. We have many social events going on throughout the year such as, summer and Christmas parties, team building events, sports tournaments, birthday celebrations. Health insurance coverage, skills training opportunities and many others depending on location are part of our benefits list.  

For this position we offer gross salary of 3700-4794 EUR/month depending on the level of experience, with numerous benefits that add value to the overall monthly compensation.

Genius Sports 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, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other status protected by applicable law).