STATS is the world's leading sports technology, data and content company. Our mission is to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. STATS provides real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operation, brand activation solutions and SportVU technology. STATS is headquartered in Chicago, with offices globally. Learn more at www.stats.com.

Senior Computer Vision Algorithms Engineer at STATS
 As the world’s leading sports data and technology company, STATS powers sports. We are trusted by more than 800 clients around the globe to enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivaled speed and accuracy. We power sports on and off the field through data feeds, video analysis, sports content and research, player tracking through STATS SportVU®, and customizable digital solutions.

For more information, go to www.stats.com and follow STATS on Twitter @STATS_Insights.

Job Description

The Engineer:
If you’re a cutting-edge, Computer Vision Algorithms Engineer who craves an opportunity to work in a corporate environment where creative freedom is only one of the many respected benefits, you’ve come to the right place.

We are searching for a passionate algorithm engineer that is looking to work within the sports/media world. You’ll lead independent research and development as a part of a close-knit team at a progressive company. STATS is one of the most innovative firms in the world of sports and we need someone who is passionate about becoming part of a team that aims to solve real-world problems. Our team is seeking a practical, creative, and self-motivated individual to get the job done.

You’ll work closely with the acclaimed SportVU technology, which powers our state-of-the-art data analytics and decision-making applications. We are breaking new ground and the work we do is utilized by NBA front offices, high-profile collegiate programs and top European soccer clubs.

What You’ll Do:
• Enhance algorithms and features of the SportVU tracking system
• Develop new algorithms and features from start to finish - analyze, define and prioritize problems, design, implement in code, integrate with system, and test
• Perform extensive hands-on programming with C/C++ and utilize your strong data analysis capabilities
• Debug software issues in a time sensitive setting
 

Skills & Requirements

What You’ll Need:
• MS in CS, EE, Physics or Mathematics with a focus on computer vision or similar field
• 4+ years of experience developing production software in computer vision with C or C++
• Hands-on, thorough experience with at least than one of the following topics: object tracking, segmentation, image registration, object recognition, machine learning
• Good communication skills

Preferred Experience:
• Experience with developing, debugging and profiling multithreaded C/C++ software
• Experience with computer vision SDKs (OpenCV, IPP, etc.)
• Experience with .Net technologies
• Experience with code profiling and performance optimization
• Familiarity with statistics and machine learning concepts

STATS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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Why work with us
Here at STATS, we offer a growing, global organization with a competitive compensation package, salary and bonus incentives as well as a world-class benefits package. Our comprehensive health-care plan includes medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible-spending options, short- and long-term disability and company-sponsored life insurance.
Culture
STATS provides matching 401k contributions for retirement savings, tuition reimbursement, generous vacation allotments and flexible work hours given our global reach and the 24/7 nature of sports. Outside the office, STATS regularly sponsors employee activities such as our annual picnic, holiday party and many team-based sporting events.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive Compensation
Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
Casual Dress
Weekly Office Intramural Sports
401(k) Company Match
Life and AD&D Insurance
Fitness Center Access
Company Provided Snacks
Commuter Benefits

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