Scoutium is a technology company that provides a unique motivation for all players, clubs and federations around the world. Scoutium has ten thousands of analyses of football players from Germany, Poland and Turkey in its database. With tens of partner clubs, Scoutium is able to access hundreds of cities, towns, and villages in the countries with more than hundreds video experts and scouts. We aim to democratise football by opening up young players’ horizons and giving opportunities to players to be discovered.

With Scoutium, licensed football players can improve themselves with exclusively created overview videos, analyses from professional scouts, and special training programs, and can be discovered by clubs with regards to these videos & analyses. Football fans can earn money by recording 90-minute videos or making player analyses and have the chance to pursue a professional scouting career. Thanks to our technology, clubs can access to our database formed by match recordings and scouting analyses.

Until today, Scoutium has raised 2.5M$. With projects in Machine Learning and Data Science, Scoutium has become an ITU Teknokent company in 2018.

With the mission of enabling all players around the world to be discovered, Scoutium’s goal is to change the game forever. For more, please visit scoutium.com or download our app from Google Play & App Store.

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 Backend Developer position

We are looking for a Backend Developer who will be responsible for the API services of the company’s web and mobile applications. You will work closely with our engineers to ensure system consistency and improve user experience.

You should be able to develop and maintain functional and stable API services to meet our company’s needs. Therefore you have to possess excellent programming skills and a passion for developing applications or improving existing ones.

Backend Developer responsibilities are:

  • Writing well designed, reusable, testable and secure code by applying best software development practices
  • Design and implement low-latency and high-availability applications
  • Architecting well defined APIs for user facing elements developed by front end developers
  • Collaborating in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Participating and conducting code reviews
  • Discovering, learning and implementing new technologies
  • Train and support internal teams

Backend Developer requirements are:

  • B.Sc. in Computer Engineering or a similar discipline
  • Solid experience with one or more general purpose object oriented programming languages including PHP, Java, Python
  • Proficiency with OOP concepts, large-scale software architecture and UNIX / Linux environments
  • Good understanding of fundamental design principles for a scalable application
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases, key-stores and search engines (MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch etc.)
  • Basic understanding of frontend technologies such as Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Strong unit testing and debugging skills
  • Proficiency in code versioning tools like git
  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Turkish

Nice to have:

  • Proficiency with PHP and Laravel framework
  • Experience with Service-oriented architecture and REST APIs
  • Scripting skills e. g. Python, shell etc.
  • Familiarity with Docker and / or Kubernetes
  • Working knowledge with AWS and/or any other cloud computing service provider
  • Prior experience with SCRUM / Agile methodologies
  • Contribution to open source projects
  • Experience with CI / CD practices

What We Offer

  • Private health insurance,
  • Personal education budget,
  • Being part of a flat organization.
  • Having fun with activities prepared with different concepts
  • Working in a globalizing startup & technology company.
  • Support for the Internet bill
  • Hybrid working model