Sports Systems Operator - Placement

Our Sports Systems Operators are on the front line at world-class sporting events, including Premier League football, tennis Grand Slams, Test cricket, the Rugby World Cup and many, many more. 

In addition to being a part of a great team, working in a fun and creative environment and learning from the best technical minds in the sports industry, we offer:

  • Competitive salary, bonus scheme and stakeholder pension
  • Access to the latest tools and technologies
  • Time allowance given for side projects
  • Continuous training and opportunities to explore all areas of the business
  • Bonus (discretionary)
  • Life assurance
  • Pension scheme (with company contribution)
  • Per diems for travel
  • Discounts on Sony products

There are placement opportunities within all our Operations Department that are ideally suited to students with a year in industry 2019/2020, though we also have many flexible graduate placements available. These departments include Tennis, Football, Cricket, SMART Sports (rugby, hockey, athletics and more), Badminton/Volleyball and Product. 

This is a unique opportunity for you to experience what it's like working in a company during a period of rapid growth. We invest in your development and offer extensive Operator and Technical training across all sports, as well as providing clear progression pathways into graduate roles.

Typical Operator responsibilities include: 

  • Installation and setup of Hawk-Eye hardware in the lead up to matches, including system calibration and pre-match testing
  • Liaising with key stakeholders from the broadcasters, match officials and teams
  • Monitoring and operating Hawk-Eye systems during matches/events
  • Quickly resolving on-site technical issues
  • Research and development into new projects

What we need from you:

  • Passion for sport and innovation
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High standard of computer literacy
  • Good technical skill-set and a keen interest in improving this
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Flexible and willing to travel
  • A keen knowledge of sport with the ability to analyse the game in front of you
  • Common sense and use of initiative, diligence, honesty, attention to detail, excellent communication skills and enthusiasm
  • Buy-in to the Hawk-Eye ethic of hard work and going the extra mile to deliver a world-class service to our customers

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