Genius Sports Group is hiring a

Senior DevOps Engineer

Medellín, Colombia

A bit about us 

Do you want to join one of the world’s fastest growing sports technology companies? 

Genius Sports is at the epicentre of the global network connecting sports, brands and fans through official live data. Our mission is simple. We champion a more sustainable sports data ecosystem that benefits all parties. 

We’re looking for enthusiastic and ambitious people to join our talented team.  

If you see yourself becoming part of a global family building the future of sports entertainment together, then come and grow with us.  

We put trust in our people to deliver the difference for our clients around the world. It’s why many of the world’s largest leagues & federations such as the NFL, English Premier League, FIBA and NCAA choose to work with Genius Sports. 



The Role

As a part of our Agile Development teams, you will work with cutting-edge technologies to build scalable, robust systems. Our technology joins the dots between all aspects of sports. From leagues taking control of their official data and video, to brands creating immersive fan experiences. Our teams are typically multi-disciplinary, combining skills from Data Science/Engineering, DevSecOps, Product and UX

As a DevOps Engineer you will play a key role in supporting our development teams in developing and maintaining microservices running in Kubernetes/Istio in AWS. As part of our company, your primary responsibilities will include supporting and guiding developers in their journey to a cloud-based environment, making sure teams gain knowledge in cloud infrastructure, and assisting with monitoring and supporting products. This vacancy is a perfect match for a person who enjoys finding innovative solutions to technical challenges with opportunities to contribute broadly in a dynamic and collaborative team-based environment. 

Responsibilities & duties

  • Design and development of new solutions to aid development process and delivery 
  • Producing high quality, maintainable, monitored and tested infrastructure and solutions 
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of problems 

Required Skills & experience

  • Linux system administration 
  • Understanding of Docker, Kubernetes and containers, orchestration, and registry functionality 
  • AWS cloud stack experience (VM, networking, load balancing, vpcs, storage) 
  • Infrastructure language 
  • Understanding of monitoring and alerting systems  
  • CI and build automation  
  • Understanding of networking & networking protocols 
  • Sufficient knowledge C++, Python, Golang  
  • Sufficiently fluent in English that you can describe problems and solve them in collaboration with others 
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment within a team 
  • Willingness to learn and explore new technologies 
  • Sufficient CD CI pipeline experience, Kubernetes 

Desirable Skills 

  • Windows system administration 
  • Container instances 
  • Ideally Gitlab-ci, but also jenkins 
  • nagios, check_mk, influxdb, opsgenie 
  • Configuration management (Ansible, Chef, Puppet) 
  • Service discovery (consul, etcd, zookeeper, others ) 
  • Experience in developing software 
  • Logging and log analysis  
  • Serverless stack experience 


What’s in it for you? 

As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on the location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities.   


How we work 

We have adapted a forward-thinking ‘Ways of Working’ framework, which sets out (amongst other things) the opportunities for Geniuses to work flexibly, remotely and on working holidays. It affects different teams and locations differently, so please ask for further information in how it would work with this role. 

Our employees are empowered to stretch the boundaries of what’s achievable, always reaching further and pushing the edges to see what gives. We collaborate, we innovate, and we celebrate. We will continue to grow as an organisation and continue to invest in our highly talented and diverse team of Geniuses.  


Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, different abilities or disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other applicable status). Please let us know when you apply if you need any assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability. 

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