Graduate Software Engineer Innovation Basingstoke 2022
A day in the life of an Incubation Labs Engineer!
While our core engineering team is structured for product development, including R&D, our Incubation Labs team has the freedom to innovate, pushing the boundaries of technology in sport.
This is an opportunity for the right person in their early career to work within the Hawk-Eye technical division. The role is within our Incubation labs team working closely with stakeholders and commercial areas focusing on problem-solving and delivering world-class proof of concept (POC) solutions.
You will be challenged to fail fast, learn quickly, and experiment with different technologies, thinking outside the box in a fast-paced team. The successful outcomes you will achieve as a team will change sport technology.
This is a crucial period of growth for the business, and an exciting time to join the team as we begin to deploy our solutions to new use cases and solve real-world problems in the sporting industry.
We are looking for an exceptional, high achieving software engineer ideally with some experience of 1 to 2 years in the market, although this is not essential. A passion for software development is important while possessing the initiative to use and experiment with different technologies and frameworks.
This individual will gravitate towards problem-solving and have a creative approach to software engineering. They will have a track record of learning new things, fast.
Hawk-Eye has vast experience in computer vision and more recently machine learning. This role will be heavily involved in expanding on this, including migrating our computer vision solutions into a cloud microservice architecture and using mobile phone processing technology.
As a team you will be changing the ways sports are officiated and broadcasted around the world, creating more scalable and portable solutions.
The ideal candidate we are looking for
- An Independent thinker, confident to express their own opinions, challenge ideas and offer their own solutions;
- Good communicator, able to collaborate with the engineering team, project and commercial areas of the business;
- Ability to adapt to changes in direction, and work in a very agile manner;
- Lead on the full cycle of development projects and initiatives;
- Able to learn new technologies and integrate these findings into the systems we build.
Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have:
- MSc or PhD in a discipline such as Maths, Computer Science, and Physics or BSc paired with strong industry experience is ideal but not essential;
- A strong mathematical background, with a keen interest in computer vision, mobile computing or cloud computing (C++);
- A strong proven understanding of concurrent programming;
- Experience with source control, CD/ID best practices;
- A passion for research & development, and Innovation.
- Modern C++ (17), QT, ZMQ
- Computer vision algorithms and techniques
- Source control, CI/CD
Nice to have
- Multi-view Geometry
- Machine learning
- Ceres Solver
- Messaging systems like AMQ, RabbitMQ
- AWS, GCP
What we offer you
At Hawk-Eye not only do you get to be part of the cutting edge of sports technology but you will also be valued and rewarded for your contribution through a strong reward platform that includes:
- 23 Days Annual Leave
- 8 Public Holidays
- Enhanced Pension Scheme (with 5% matching)
- Flexible Working
- Optional Private Healthcare
- Complimentary Unmind App
- Access to sporting events and tickets
- Onsite Gym (Basingstoke)
- Sony Group Company Discounts
You’ll be amazed at what we do
Hawk-Eye Innovations develops, markets, and delivers the most sophisticated officiating tools in sport. We are a Sony company and are a fundamental part of officiating and broadcasting in over 25 international sports across our Ball and Player Tracking, SMART (Synchronised Multi-Angle Replay Technology) and SMART Production products. Every year we cover over 30,000 events and games across 500+ stadiums in over 90 countries.
Pulselive’s work is dedicated to one of the most socially impactful activities on the planet - sport. We unlock the power of sport through technology by uniting communities, entertaining, and inspiring people around the world. Our mission is to create experiences sports fans can’t live without. We’re a team of highly talented and engaged creatives, engineers, product managers and researchers that collaborate to make this happen.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Hawk-Eye and Pulselive is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability, or union membership status.
About Hawk-Eye Innovations
Hawk-Eye Innovations have been at the forefront of sports officiating and broadcast enhancement technology since 2001. The world’s biggest sporting events trust Hawk-Eye to make the right call when it matters most.
Hawk-Eye’s vision-processing, video replay and creative graphic technologies make sport fairer, safer, more engaging and better informed. Our innovations are constantly changing the face of sports officiating, production, content management, fan engagement in every sport.
Hawk-Eye Innovations form a key part of the Sony Sports Innovations Group with a shared mission to deliver best-in-class officiating, broadcast and digital solutions to the sports world.
Diversity and Inclusion
Our commitment to diversity and inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience drives us forward every day. We celebrate differences. We encourage different opinions and approaches to be heard, and then we come together and build.
Our response to COVID-19
During this time Hawk-Eye Innovations Team's are working remotely to deliver our services, however, our operations teams are on site. We are continuing to hire and onboard fantastic people into our teams during the COVID pandemic and have adapted our processes to ensure we can deliver a virtual recruitment process that keeps you and our teams safe.
During our recruitment process, you can expect to interact with us via one-way video interviews, virtual meetings and telephone. The Talent Acquisition and Hiring Teams are here to support you through your recruitment journey, so please feel free to contact us if you require any assistance.
Our new starters are joining the business remotely and we want to ensure you feel like part of our team. From onboarding to daily standups, monthly socials and team all hands, we will ensure you have everything you need to succeed as your onboard with Hawk-Eye Innovations.