Senior Backend Developer

Barcelona, Barcelona   |   Full Time

Kognia Sports Intelligence is assembling a team to develop next-generation football analytics software. Leveraging the latest technology in computer vision and machine learning, and an understanding of the game from top football coaches, our software will provide automatic tactical feedback to top clubs, leagues, and youth academies. 

We are a small team and have been working about one year on our core technology. Now we are growing the team in order to move from the R&D phase to the product development phase. We are looking for talented developers to play leading roles in this stage. We need a variety of skills across several positions, including frontend, backend, cloud engineering, etc., so let's discuss what your specific expertise brings to the table.

The salary range for the Backend position is EUR 35,000 - 45,000.

What we offer

  • Groundbreaking product in an exciting sector
  • Highly talented, interdisciplinary, international team
  • Freedom to make important technological choices in a greenfield project
  • Career development opportunities as the team grows
  • A chance to shape the culture and practices of a young company
  • Immersion in a football environment: contact with coaches, players, and technical staff; and exposure to advanced football tactics

What we require

  • Expertise in multiple programming languages, preferably including Kotlin/Java and Python
  • Familiarity with multiple languages/frameworks
  • Writing clean code with unit tests and integration tests
  • Experience in Agile project management
  • Familiarity with software architecture concepts
  • Ability to make and explain technical decisions
  • Git proficiency
  • Fluency in English

Nice to have

  • Proficiency with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with Kafka deployments
  • Experience working with big data and machine learning models (deploying them, visualizing them, monitoring them, etc.)
  • Experience working with video (encoding, serving, streaming, etc.)
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with CI/CD and DevOps
  • Proficiency with cloud architecture (Google Cloud Platform)
  • Technical leadership or mentorship experience

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