Scoutium is a digital scouting platform running a unique business model in the football industry.

Founded in Istanbul, Turkey in 2017 & funded $ 3.5M so far.

The users create a data pool by shooting match videos as video experts and evaluating football players as scouts.Scoutium's 200+ video experts record videos from all around Turkey and also from 8 different countries in Europe. Then, 170+ scouts analyze players and create a large database especially about lower & academy leagues. Clubs can sign up to Scoutium as free and they can purchase 90 mins videos & player analyses to discover the talents to fit their team. Players can watch their matches and display analyses to improve themselves. Also, they can have notification when the clubs display their analyses.

Basically, Scoutium is the best platform to bring players & clubs together!

Scoutium is looking for talented professionals to join the team. Please submit your resume and let us know how you can contribute to our vision!

About the Data Scientist position

We are looking for a skilled Data Scientist who will help us analyze large amounts of raw information to find patterns and use them to optimize our performance. You will build data products to extract valuable business insights, analyze trends and help us make better decisions.

We expect you to be highly analytical with a knack for analysis, math and statistics, and a passion for machine-learning and research. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are also required.

Data Scientist responsibilities are:

  • Explore and detect valuable data sources and automate collection processes
  • Perform preparation, preprocessing of structured and unstructured data
  • Review large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns aiming at feature extraction
  • Create ground truths and benchmarks for subjective decision processes
  • Create production-ready predictive models and machine-learning algorithms
  • Modify and combine different models through ensemble modeling
  • Organize and present information using data visualization techniques
  • Develop and suggest solutions and strategies to business challenges
  • Cooperate with engineering and product development teams for data driven product features

Data Scientist requirements are:

  • BSc degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering or other relevant fields from a top university; graduate degree in Data Science or other quantitative field is a plus
  • 2+ years of experience on working as Data Scientist
  • Significant experience in statistics, data mining, machine-learning and business analysis prior to modelling with real world datasets
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL and Python (OOP knowledge is a plus)
  • Good knowledge of libraries like Pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn, TensorFlow
  • Familiarity with data related AWS services
  • Experience using business intelligence tools (preferably Tableau) and data frameworks
  • Strong math and analytical skills, with business acumen
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Fluent in English