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Backend Developer

WSC Sports

WSC Sports

Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Backend Developer

  • Engineering
  • Israel
  • Intermediate
  • Full-time


WSC Sports, the pioneer in AI-powered sports content technology, empowers more than 460 clients world-wide to connect with their fans through AI-tailored sports content experiences. WSC Sports’ platform automates the creation, management and distribution of content, enabling sports rights holders to expand reach, grow fan bases, and unlock revenue opportunities across digital platforms.

Why WSC Sports:

You’ll work in an awesome environment alongside some of the most innovative people in the industry, using cutting-edge technologies and tools (video editing, Gen AI, data, etc.). At WSC Sports, you have the opportunity to directly influence the products and tools used by our clients, including sports giants such as the NBA, Bundesliga, LaLiga, ESPN – and that’s just the beginning of what WSC Sports has to offer! Join us and be a part of the best team in tech as we Fuel the Fandom worldwide.

We are seeking a highly skilled Backend Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in Backend Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud environments. Your primary responsibility will be to design, develop, and optimize backend systems to support our video streaming and AI indexing platform, ensuring seamless and high-quality content delivery to our users.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and translate them into scalable and efficient backend solutions.
  • Design, develop, and maintain backend services and APIs for high-performance video streaming, ensuring reliability, scalability, and performance.
  • Implement best practices for code quality, testing, and documentation to ensure the maintainability and extensibility of backend systems.
  • Optimize backend infrastructure and algorithms to enhance performance and minimize latency.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues in production environments, providing timely resolutions to ensure uninterrupted service.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends in cloud computing and backend development, and apply them to improve our platform.
  • Participate in code reviews, architectural discussions, and sprint planning sessions to drive continuous improvement and innovation


What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in Backend Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts and experience with cloud platforms (Azure is an advantage)
  • Proficiency with microservices architecture and orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative environments
  • Passion for learning, self-motivation, and a proactive attitude toward tackling challenges and driving innovation


  1. Experience with the Azure cloud platform
  2. Experience with video streaming technologies
  3. Solid knowledge of SQL