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 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