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R&D Software Engineer

Company: Sportsmedia Technology Corp
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

ABOUT USSportsMEDIA Technology - (SMT) is the pioneer in sports technology, having re-imagined the fan experience 30 years ago. Since then, we've revolutionized how sports fans watch their favorite events, whether in the stands, livestreaming or on television. Through innovative real-time and wireless data and display systems, SMT's impact is evident in every major international sport on the world's stage, from football and soccer to tennis and golf. Along the way, SMT has grown to become the premier technology provider for pinnacle world-renowned events, including the tennis Grand Slams, golf majors, the Olympics, NHL, NBA, the New York City Marathon and CrossFit Games. SMT designed and developed the official scoring, statistics, and onsite live presentation systems for the NBA, the NHL, the PGA TOUR, NASCAR, the CrossFit Games, all four golf majors, and the four tennis slams.
SMT services hundreds of major U.S and international sports events, as well as major sports broadcasters, teams and organizing bodies, resulting in a sports technology powerhouse unequaled in the industry. SMT continues to blaze the trail in sports technology with innovative biometrics and player and object tracking, mobile apps, analytics, video production services, wireless information systems, and on-site services. SMT's products have become a regular part of the viewing experience for fans and an invaluable asset for clients. SMT's growth has led to the creation of several divisions, with divisions in Durham, NC, Fremont, CA, Jacksonville, FL, and Toronto, Canada.
POSITION SUMMARYSMT has a long history in sports as a market innovator in data collection, analysis, distribution, and presentation of content. We are the pioneers in sports technology, having re-imagined the fan experience 30 years ago. Since then, we've revolutionized how sports fans watch their favorite events, whether in the stands or on TV. Through innovative real-time and wireless data and display systems, SMT's impact is evident in every major international sport on the world's stage, from football (that handy yellow first-down yard line) and soccer to cricket and curling.
The R&D Software Engineer participates in the development of complex software and hardware systems to support current and future SMT products and technologies. This engineer works with other SMT groups to define requests for new functionality in SMT's R&D software products and to resolve issues that arise. Additionally, the R&D Software Engineer will collaborate with the Corp. VP, Research & Development to implement new core technologies for use in SMT products.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Interact with the Research & Development Department to drive software design and development that best utilizes SMT's software and hardware platforms
  • Work with Senior Software Architects and the Corp. VP, R&D to design, scope, and develop new product features and modules for new core technologies
  • Participate in the research, design, and prototyping stages of the development of new technologies
  • Work with Product Development to transition new technologies into SMT products
  • Accurately estimate project scopes and budget time responsibly to meet deadlines
  • Proactively investigate new hardware devices, software tools, and industry best practices for use across all SMT departments
    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Master of Science degree in Computer Science from an accredited higher education institution
    • 3+ years of experience in commercial or research software development
    • 2+ years of experience writing C++ code required
    • Experience in computer graphics, video, or image processing strongly preferred
      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
      • Exceptional analytic problem-solving skills
      • Expert coding and analysis of multi-threaded applications, debugging, and testing skills in unmanaged C++ (required) under Windows (preferred)
      • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
      • Familiarity with Microsoft's Visual Studio tools, along with revision and unit testing
      • Knowledge and understanding of major sports
      • Experience with broadcast video and/or television production
      • Self-motivated with strong time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills to meet project deadlines
      • Ability to independently research and respond to technical questions and issues with an understanding of expectations to offer creative solutions and proactively suggest improvements to complex problems within a practical, timely, and efficient manner
      • Ability to quickly learn new concepts, industry trends, and technologies
        BENEFITS
        • Two Medical Plans - Premier and Basic
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • Long-term and short-term Disability plans
        • Life & AD/D Insurance Plan
        • 401(k) Plan
        • Ten Paid Holidays
        • Generous Paid Time Off/PTO plan.
        • Confidential employee assistance program
        • Sporting event tickets
          Are you ready to join the SMT Team and be a Game Changer?Apply Now!
          SMT is an equal opportunity employer.Final candidates are subject to criminal background checks.SMT participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Sportsmedia Technology Corp, Durham , R&D Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Durham, North Carolina

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