Catapult Sports is hiring a

Software Engineer (DataOps)

Boston, United States


Data Ops Engineer

at Catapult Sports

Boston, MA

Our mission is to improve the performance of athletes and teams, which we do by engineering the premier technology platform for sport. We've been at the forefront of sports technology and science since 2006 - we don't just work in the sporting industry, we are actively changing its future.  Our solutions are designed to help athletes and coaches “play smart” in a world where 1% can literally mean the difference between winning and losing.

We work with over 3,000 teams around the world, empowering coaches, managers and trainers in premier teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, EPL, AFL, NRL, NCAA and more. We provide the information they need to optimize athletes’ health, game-day readiness, and performance, as well as in-game tactics.  Our solutions include wearable technology, video analytics, and athlete monitoring solutions, and we are passionate about helping sports organizations at all levels to better scout, recruit, teach, and win.



We are building the next generation cloud platform that combines digital video assets, wearable data and athlete information to provide insights and analytics to coaches, sports scientists and athletes to assist in optimizing athlete performance. We believe that our customers deserve the best platform and we are on a mission to address these needs. You could be the one to help us achieve this goal!

We are looking for a Data Ops Engineer with strong SaaS and cloud services experience. You will be responsible for building and operating all aspects of our cloud-based data architecture with a focus on automation and tool development to achieve our vision of infrastructure as code.

This is a high impact role in a fast paced organization that runs on the most cutting edge cloud based infrastructure.

In this role, you’ll work collaboratively with software engineers to deploy and operate our systems, help automate and streamline our operations and processes, adhere to security best practices, build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations as well as troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, staging, and production environments.



  • Work within the data engineering team to build new products and extend existing ones by adding new features
  • Support existing infrastructure and enable the cloud development to scale applications
  • Design and implement features using sound engineering practices
  • Have input to company policy and best practice for security
  • Collaborate with other product teams to ensure good cross-product cooperation
  • Fix bugs and help the support team answer technical questions
  • Develop continuous integration tools and processes that streamline testing & deployment of large-scale systems
  • Develop automation scripts, daemons, and APIs to reduce operational overhead
  • Actively participate in team engineering processes, with the view of continuously lifting quality
  • Help with project planning by providing accurate estimates for tasks
  • Stay up to date with relevant technologies, balancing risk with effort and helping engineering identify opportunities to use the best of what’s new



  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 2-4 years’ commercial Data Ops experience, preferable with AWS
  • Work with our development and operations teams to support application builds, continuous integration, and deployment pipelines
  • Automate and support a scalable cloud infrastructure using services such as AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform and Snowflake
  • Enhance monitoring and alerting that spans across development and operations
  • Strong understanding of security best-practices
  • Bring a growth mindset to every task - sharing ideas and opinions with an attitude and appetite for improvement; the ability to challenge, pursue outcomes and take ownership of tasks in a collaborative environment
  • Highly developed, process-oriented skills for troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Great interpersonal, team playing and “can do” attitude. Uncompromising will to learn



  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the most ambitious and intelligent people in an exciting industry, and you will do some of the best work of your life.
  • We encourage our people to have constructive, open and honest communication in order to make Catapult extraordinary; innovate and create smart solutions; establish a collaborative, yet challenging, environment to develop our performance and the performance of our customers.
  • Our workforce spans more than 20 countries, you'll have the opportunity to work across multiple nationalities and cultures, and build your global awareness and capability 
  • We value improvement and development. We are challenging ourselves to continuously grow and become a high-performance company. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do, and our people are always looking for ways to do things better.  There is unlimited opportunity to grow, do more, and do better.

Whether you’re interested in sports or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing your work is supporting some of the most successful teams and athletes on the planet! 

Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized groups tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job ad, please still get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We are building the future of sports performance, our priority is to find the brightest talent that can add to our team culture, those who actively contribute and who are excited about what they do.


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