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Junior Developer (Full-Time)


Company Description

This a rare opportunity to work for an established company in the sports industry! We have a casual work environment and flexibility to work remotely. Philadelphia area candidates are preferred, but remote candidates will be considered as well.

SportsDataIO is looking for a junior full stack support software developer, who is willing to primarily work on maintaining existing source code, including public-facing websites, automated processes, SQL Server databases, and other internal tools & applications. This role will evolve over 12 months, as the candidate will grow into a role of architecting and developing new applications, websites, processes, databases, and APIs.

This individual will be primarily responsible for maintaining SQL Server databases housing sports information, such as teams, players, schedules, scores, team/player stats, projected stats, and more. An understanding of the .NET framework will be necessary to maintain data collection and data entry applications. Knowledge of ASP.NET, MVC and WCF web services is also important, as this individual will be required to develop, maintain, and scale public facing company websites (SportsData.IO, FantasyData.com, BettingData.com) and client-facing commercial API.

The candidate should have a deep understanding of professional/collegiate sports and APIs. A passion for sports, fantasy sports, and sports betting is a requirement. The domain knowledge of these items will be critical in the successful completion of the support developer's day-to-day responsibilities and their long-term growth at the company.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical customer support for clients who are integrating with a WFC commercial API.
  • Develop and maintain client-facing WFC API and developer portal.
  • Develop and maintain data collection applications, including parsing XML/JSON/CSV feeds from data partners.
  • Develop and maintain web-based data entry/monitoring applications, for internal use, to manage sports databases and customer/product databases.
  • Develop and maintain consumer-facing website (SportsData.IO, FantasyData.com, BettingData.com).
  • Maintain cloud-based server infrastructure on Rackspace, AWS and Azure.
  • Source code must be meticulously maintained to maximize readability and code cleanliness
  • Self starter with the ability to work remotely on a part-time basis
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment or individually
  • Willingness to be available on nights and weekends for production support (remote)
  • Opportunity to grow into larger role over time.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years work experience, experience in the sports industry is a plus
  • Passion for sports, fantasy sports, and sports betting (candidate should eat, sleep, and breathe sports)
  • Knowledge of .NET framework, VB.NET and C#
  • Experience with modern web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery)
  • Familiarity of Entity Framework
  • Familiarity with ASP.NET, MVC and WCF
  • Familiarity with data feeds, such as XML, JSON and CSV
  • Familiarity with Bootstrap, Angular and React
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others
  • Experience in a startup environment is a plus
  • Experience with other programming languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, PHP, etc) is a plus

To apply: Include job title in the email subject along with a cover letter and resume to careers@sportsdata.io.

In addition, feel free to include any relevant websites/projects you've built and/or github repositories you think we may find interesting.


Full Stack Developer (Full-Time)


Company Description

SportsDataIO was founded in 2008 as FantasyData LLC while offering NFL data feeds to the fantasy sports industry. Throughout our first decade, we expanded our coverage for all major North American sports and international soccer leagues, with a content offering that provides data, news, and images to a wide range of industries, including gaming, fantasy, publishing, broadcasting, leagues & teams.

More recently with the repeal of PASPA, we re-branded to SportsDataIO and replicated our previous mission of providing industry-specific fantasy feeds to the gaming industry by building an industry-leading odds product along with a suite of widgets to compliment our API as a delivery method.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and with data operations in Phoenix, AZ, SportsDataIO currently services more than 200 clients ranging from startups to enterprise organizations.

Role & Responsibilities

This individual will be responsible for developing and maintaining SQL Server databases housing sports information, such as teams, players, schedules, scores, team/player stats, projected stats, and more. An understanding of the .NET framework will be necessary to develop and maintain data collection and data entry applications. Knowledge of ASP.NET, MVC and WCF web services is also important, as this individual will be required to develop, maintain and scale the public facing company websites (FantasyData.com & SportsData.IO) and client-facing commercial API.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical customer support for clients who are integrating with a WFC commercial API.
  • Develop and maintain client-facing WFC API and developer portal.
  • Develop and maintain data collection applications, including parsing XML/JSON/CSV feeds from data partners.
  • Develop and maintain web-based data entry/monitoring applications, for internal use, to manage sports databases and customer/product databases.
  • Develop and maintain consumer-facing website (fantasydata.com).
  • Maintain cloud-based server infrastructure on Rackspace, AWS and Azure.
  • Source code must be meticulously maintained to maximize readability and code cleanliness
  • Self starter with the ability to work remotely on a part-time basis
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment or individually
  • Willingness to be available on nights and weekends for production support (remote)
  • Opportunity to grow into larger role over time.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years work experience, experience in the sports industry is a plus
  • Passion for fantasy sports, candidate should eat, sleep, and breathe sports
  • Knowledge of .NET framework, VB.NET and C#
  • Knowledge of ASP.NET, MVC and WFC
  • Knowledge of Entity Framework
  • Experience with modern web development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery)
  • Experience with data feeds, such as XML, JSON and CSV
  • Excellent presentation, writing, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others
  • Knowledge of Bootstrap, Angular and React is a plus
  • Experience in a startup environment is a plus
  • Experience with other programming languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, PHP, etc) is a plus

To apply: Include job title in the email subject along with a cover letter and resume to careers@sportsdata.io.

In addition, feel free to include any relevant websites/projects you've built and/or github repositories you think we may find interesting.


Sports Data Supervisor (Full-time)


Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Company Description

SportsDataIO was founded in 2008 as FantasyData LLC while offering NFL data feeds to the fantasy sports industry. Throughout our first decade, we expanded our coverage for all major North American sports and international soccer leagues, with a content offering that provides data, news, and images to a wide range of industries, including gaming, fantasy, publishing, broadcasting, leagues & teams.

More recently with the repeal of PASPA, we re-branded to SportsDataIO and replicated our previous mission of providing industry-specific fantasy feeds to the gaming industry by building an industry-leading odds product along with a suite of widgets to compliment our API as a delivery method.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and with data operations in Phoenix, AZ, SportsDataIO currently services more than 200 clients ranging from startups to enterprise organizations.

Role & Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be responsible for recruiting, training, scheduling, supervising, and managing people and sports data. As part of the overall responsibilities this role will include researching, collecting, and analyzing sports information across leagues, teams, players, schedules, scores, team & player stats, projected stats, and more. Strong sports knowledge combined with deep insight intocompetition rules are key for the candidate’s immediate success in the role.

  • Recruitment and talent identification along with establishing training plans
  • Supervise staff and manage scheduling and attendance times
  • Planning and organization – assigning tasks, assignments
  • Ensure accuracy and quality while meeting deadline expectations
  • Monitor sports news
  • Manage sports data content across leagues, teams, players, statistics
  • Support internal divisions with data collection knowledge
  • Stakeholder in the enhancement and development of products and tools
  • Contribute to the formation of best practice Operational process and procedures
  • Potential to grow into larger role over time
  • 10-hour shift lengths, 4 days per week, includes weekends (can vary based on Operation needs)

Qualifications

  • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays – meet the needs of sports schedules
  • Proven ability to work remote while also managing a remote team
  • Experience in the sports industry or in an operations environment is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced Operations environment
  • Excellent writing and strong communication skills
  • Acute attention to details is a must
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with others
  • Technical software knowledge and/or experience is a huge plus
  • Passion for sports and advanced sports knowledge
  • Knowledge of sports betting terms and concepts is a plus
  • Knowledge of fantasy sports is a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Candidates local to the Phoenix metro area only

To apply: Include job title in the email subject along with a cover letter and resume to jobs@sportsdata.io.


Sports Data Entry Analyst (Part-Time)


Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

Company Description

SportsDataIO was founded in 2008 as FantasyData LLC while offering NFL data feeds to the fantasy sports industry. Throughout our first decade, we expanded our coverage for all major North American sports and international soccer leagues, with a content offering that provides data, news, and images to a wide range of industries, including gaming, fantasy, publishing, broadcasting, leagues & teams.

More recently with the repeal of PASPA, we re-branded to SportsDataIO and replicated our previous mission of providing industry-specific fantasy feeds to the gaming industry by building an industry-leading odds product along with a suite of widgets to compliment our API as a delivery method.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and with data operations in Phoenix, AZ, SportsDataIO currently services more than 200 clients ranging from startups to enterprise organizations.

Role & Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be responsible for researching, collecting, and analyzing sports content across leagues, teams, players, schedules, scores, odds, lineups, depth charts, and more. Broad sports knowledge combined with deep insight into competition rules and sports odds terminology are key for the candidate’s immediate success in the role. This data entry role is computer based at an office-based location.

  • Monitor sports news and update custom sports database
  • Manage pre/post-game sports data and odds content across leagues, teams, players, and statistics
  • Deliver game lines, player, and team odds for aggregation across sportsbooks
  • Ensure accuracy and quality of data entry
  • Collaborate with team members to achieve operational tasks and meet deadlines
  • Contribute to the advancement of best practice operational processes and procedures
  • Support internal departments and divisions with data collection knowledge
  • Stakeholder in the quality enhancement and development of products and tools
  • Prompt attendance for shifts
  • Potential to grow further within the operation

Qualifications

  • Flexible to work nights, weekends, and holidays – meet the needs of sports schedules
  • Passion for sports and advanced sports odds knowledge is a must
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and collaborative Operations team environment
  • Excellent writing, organization, and communication skills
  • Journalistic minded integrity for finding and understanding small details
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows OS, spreadsheets and documents is a plus
  • Experience in the sports industry or in an Operations environment is a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Candidates local to the Phoenix metro area only

To apply: Include job title in the email subject along with a cover letter and resume to jobs@sportsdata.io.


Live Basketball Stat Collection Analyst (Part-time)


Company Description

SportsDataIO was founded in 2008 as FantasyData LLC while offering NFL data feeds to the fantasy sports industry. Throughout our first decade, we expanded our coverage for all major North American sports and international soccer leagues, with a content offering that provides data, news, and images to a wide range of industries, including gaming, fantasy, publishing, broadcasting, and leagues & teams.

More recently with the repeal of PASPA, we re-branded to SportsDataIO and replicated our previous mission of providing industry-specific fantasy feeds to the gaming industry by building an industry-leading odds product along with a suite of widgets to compliment our API as a delivery method.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA and with data operations in Phoenix, AZ, SportsDataIO currently services more than 200 clients ranging from startups to enterprise organizations.

Role & Responsibilities

This data entry role is computer based at an office-based location. Live coverage is dependent upon completion of training.

  • Watch basketball games with the purpose of collecting play-by-play data and events within the game from start to finish
  • Deliver live scores, player and team statistics
  • Ensure high quality, accuracy, and timeliness of entry across all captured plays, sequences,and labels
  • Stay up to date with season schedules, teams, players, transactions to ensure best preparation
  • Monitor and update lineups and injuries pre-game
  • Ability to focus and listen attentively while communicating
  • Support internal departments and divisions with data collection knowledge
  • Stakeholder in the quality enhancement and development of products and tools
  • Contribute to the advancement of best practice operational process and procedures
  • Prompt attendance for shifts
  • Potential to grow further within the operation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exhibits above average knowledge of teams, players, and trends
  • Clear communicator that can accurately and quickly input game events
  • Showcases above average computer and typing skills and/or video gaming experience
  • High ability to multi-task and problem solve in a very fast paced environment
  • Has a consistent history of excellent time management and dedication
  • Can demonstrate quality organizational skills to prepare for coverage

Qualifications

  • Proven knowledge of basketball rules and statistical categories is a must
  • Flexible to work nights, weekends and holidays – meet the needs of the sport schedule
  • Passion for basketball and can portray that expertise
  • Excellent writing and communication skills – have an eye for finding small details
  • Able to work in a team environment and collaborate with others
  • Experience in an operations environment is a plus
  • Available to work 20-30 hours per week
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Candidates local to the Phoenix metro area only

To apply: Include job title in the email subject along with a cover letter and resume to jobs@sportsdata.io.