Football Systems Operator - Match Day Assistant - London

London, England, United Kingdom expand job description ↓

Description

OVERVIEW

Location: Premier League and Championship football stadia across England and Wales
Contract: Match-Days, Casual
Salary: Competitive Day Rate
Start Date: Immediate


WHAT THE JOB IS ALL ABOUT»

We are recruiting Match Day Assistants to join our expanding football department. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of sports technology in top-flight football leagues as part of a young and dynamic team. The role involves the set up and operation of our goal-line technology (GLT) and video assistant referee (VAR) systems alongside a full-time GLT/VAR operator. Working hours are predominantly scheduled around match times, over weekends and occasional evenings.


RESPONSIBILITIES »

Supporting the full-time operators with various tasks including:

  • Conducting pre-match checks
  • Liaising with match officials
  • Monitoring the system during the match
  • Running the on-site system used to transmit broadcast feeds back to the studio
  • Building and maintaining our hardware and equipment
  • Research and development into new projects
  • Software performance analysis

Requirements

WHAT WE WANT FROM YOU »

  • A strong technical grounding, ideally with or studying for a degree in a science, technology, mathematics of engineering course or equivalent
  • Bright and enterprising, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work on your own initiative
  • Time management skills and ability to work in a high pressure, live broadcast environment
  • Ability to liaise with clients and customers in a professional and approachable manner
  • Ideally, an interest in sport and/or sport analysis

Benefits

WHAT YOU’LL GET FROM US »

  • A high-autonomy role with real exposure to the forefront of the sports officiating and broadcasting world
  • The opportunity to work at some of the most well-known and exciting football stadia around the country
  • Access to the some of the most intelligent, innovative and driven people in our industry

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