Front End Engineer (Sports Media) | Minnestar



Sportradar, is a sports technology company and the global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data to reimage how fans experience sports.

Our Sports Media Team is seeking a passionate Sr. Software Engineer who loves to solve problems, build cloud native solutions , and excels on cross functional teams of talented peers.

What does the Sports Media Team work on?

We build platforms and products that collect, curate, distribute, analyze, and personalize sports data and content.

We have exclusive data rights with top leagues like MLB, NBA, NHL, and NASCAR where we own the rights to data coming from the stadium (even player tracking and optical tracking data) For other leagues/sports like NFL, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Football, Golf, and more, we build custom tooling used by our scouting network. We pride ourselves on delivering the fastest and most accurate live game data on the market, and the systems our team builds make that possible.

Through our Sports APIs, we empower developers from thousands of customers like Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, The Score, Bleacher Report, and many more, to create their own products powered by our data.

With our Analytics Products and Broadcast Solutions, we empower storytellers from Fox Sports, Bally Sports, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, and more, to create storylines around the action and to create the broadcast seem by millions of fans on TV. For example, if you watch the World Series, Super Bowl or just your team playing on TV and wonder how the announcers know all those stats and storylines, and how they power all those graphic overlays, well, that is our doing.

What you will do as a Front End Software Engineer:

 Working as a part of the Sports Media development team in the US, the Front End Developer will be responsible for our TurnKey Solutions, where our customers can embed our collection of Widgets or adopt our white label Hosted Solutions to create custom Sports Experiences for their fans quickly and beautiful.

Do you have a passion for developing and creating state of the art solutions, has a sound working knowledge of JavaScript/Typescript as well as React and CSS, and likes to keep up-to-date with new and current technological trends, designs and development processes? if you answer yes, then this role is for you.

Skills And Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience in frontend technologies (React, ES6, JavaScript) HTML5/ CSS 3

  • A problem-solving attitude, i.e. not just focused on writing code, but on tackling complex problems and determining how best to solve them

  • Understanding of software architecture principles


  • Knowledge of TypeScript, GraphQL, Webpack

  • Experience with JavaScript Testing Frameworks: Jest, React Testing Library

  • Experience with CSS Preprocessors: Sass / Less

  • Node is a plus or desire to get hands dirty when necessary on the backend as well

  • Familiarity with SQL databases (MySQL)

  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipeline (GitLab), Docker / AWS / Kubernetes and container hosting infrastructure.

  • Knowledge of (or interest in learning) modern software system observability stack e.g. Prometheus, Grafana, Kibana, New Relic

Don’t meet every single requirement?  At Sportradar we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

More about Sportradar

Sportradar is focused on going beyond the raw data to drive insights and engaging experiences in the marketplace.  You’ll get to work with the latest tools and technologies to drive innovation and bring new products to market.

We are a truly international business employing over 2,000 people in more than 30 locations around the world. Our rapid growth has been driven by technological innovation alongside an understanding of our clients’ business needs. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality, and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1,000 companies in over 100 countries.

We occupy a unique position at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries. This creates an exciting and fast-moving working environment that rewards creative thinking and hard work. We are passionate about what we do, and we care passionately about our people.

If you think you are up to the challenge, come and help us to grow, innovate and develop!

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Competitive Base + Bonus + Equity
Compensation Type: Salaried
Location: Minneapolis
Posted by Lucinda Hanson on September 9, 2022