Engineering Manager

Trondheim, Norway
AWS PHP Streaming Kafka Docker Kotlin GraphQL Kubernetes Java

Company Description

We’re the world’s leading sports technology company, at the intersection between sports, media, and betting. More than 1,700 sports federations, media outlets, betting operators, and consumer platforms across 120 countries rely on our know-how and technology to boost their business.

Job Description

We are looking for an engineering leader in Scout Management Platform (SMP) squad who loves working with both people and software. We expect that you, as a leader, are passionate about building an environment where software engineers can achieve their full potential. As an engineer, you have a great understanding of modern development techniques and can be a partner for the team to choose the best solutions. We expect that you can be an advocate of clean code, and clean architecture, TDD (Test Driven Development), pair programming and always welcome feedback. You will be given a lot of autonomy and we want you to use the most of it and drive the team towards technical excellence. We hope you feel learning is a natural part of your workday and you have a high interest in keeping up with current best practices in your areas of expertise. In the role you will:

  • Lead a team of diverse and talented software engineers with various levels of expertise.

  • Coach engineers to grow, by supporting and giving them frequent feedback, setting individual goals, and assessing performance. 

  • Facilitate technical discussions and help to make the best decisions.

  • Be a member of the Tribe Engineering Leadership Team shaping the culture and engineering practices of the entire Tribe.

  • Contribute to the code (we do not need you to be the best programmer in the team, but we believe in ‘walk the talk’)



  • Experience in building and leading motivated, high performing teams working in an agile environment

  • Hands-on software development experience (in Java & Kotlin)

  • Ability to write a clean, well-crafted, and tested code (XP, TDD)

  • Excellent communication skills, ability to engage colleagues to thoughtfully work toward a single goal and help the team to adapt and succeed when things do not go exactly as planned.

  • Broad technical experience to understand the complexity of services the squad develops, challenge ideas and facilitate technical discussion

  • Advocate of good practices like clean code, design patterns, TDD, pair programming etc



  • Experience with cloud native applications (preferably AWS)

  • Experience with PHP is preferred

  • Experience with large scale event streaming architectures, messaging brokers (for example Kafka), graphQL

  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes  



  • Work and develop within an inspiring and fast-growing company and become a domain expert in the exciting world of real-time sports data 

  • Build a high performing team of your dreams

  • Grow as a leader with our engineering leadership team

  • Influence the future of Sportradar, you will be directly contributing to products used by our clients in the global sports business

  • Enjoy a high degree of freedom, decide on your own workday, choose methods and solutions that you know will bring the most value

  • Collaborate with colleagues from all over the world (Engineering offices in Europe, Asia and US)

  • Be a part of a company culture which promotes social aspects, sports, physical exercise, and fun.  

  • Competitive salary and benefits 




Additional Information

Sportradar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to encourage diversity within our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to among other things, your background, status, or personal preferences 

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