Senior Backend Engineer @ High-Growth Sports Startup

permanent
Fully Remote

Applicants must reside in: Canada, United States

Are you a Python expert that loves sports? Do you want to join a driven team in a high-growth startup? If so, keep reading…

Over the last year, our bootstrapped and profitable company has grown a ton and we need an experienced backend engineer to join our team and help us keep up the pace.

About us

At SaberSim, we’re a fully-remote team of sports geeks, data scientists, and professional gamblers on a mission to help average Joes beat daily fantasy sports.

We’re built on... 

Backend - Python

Data - MySQL, Postgres, Redis

DevOps & Deployment - Google Cloud Platform, Github

Frontend - Angular & Firebase

Our tools are easy to use, but there’s a lot of complexity behind the scenes and powering it all is our custom machine learning algorithm.

The algorithm accurately predict the outcome of every game for all major sports by pulling in data from dozens of sources and simulating each game thousands of times, play-by-play.

Through our web-based app, our players can easily use that data to build strong lineups in a matter of minutes.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, scale, and maintain our data pipelines, data stores, and APIs
  • Create tests, perform code reviews, and fix bugs
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Help establish a clear development process

Experience

Required experience:

  • Highly proficient in Python and object-oriented design
  • Designing and scaling SQL databases
  • Working with cloud infrastructure
  • Linux administration

Bonus experience:

  • Javascript frameworks
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • R (or other statistical modeling experience)

Salary and Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity in a profitable, growing company
  • Health insurance reimbursement
  • Unlimited vacation
Technology
Python

About SaberSim

SaberSim utilizes an advanced simulation model to create statistical projections each day for every player and every game. We currently provide services for NFL, MLB, and NHL, with NBA and more on the way.

SaberSim utilizes an advanced simulation model to create statistical projections each day for every player and every game. We currently provide services for NFL, MLB, and NHL, with NBA and more on the way.

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