Golang Job: Tech Lead & Development Manager (m-f-d)

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Vienna - Austria

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Company Description

We’re the world’s leading sports technology company, at the intersection between sports, media, and betting. More than 1,700 sports federations, media outlets, betting operators, and consumer platforms across 120 countries rely on our know-how and technology to boost their business.

Job Description

Sport provides people with a common connection - it can bring together and unite people from all walks of life and all corners of the globe to share sporting moments. And ever since odds were laid on chariot racing in Ancient Rome, fans have appreciated the value of timely and accurate sports statistics and information. Sportradar addresses this need, understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and digital content to be the leading global provider of sports betting and entertainment products and services.

We are NASDAQ-listed and are one of the fastest-growing sport-tech companies on the planet. Our division, “Sportradar ad:s” provides data-driven marketing and sponsorship services to the iGaming industry, designed to help deliver significant efficiency improvements for marketing investments.

The ad:s team develops and provides purpose-built tools and services to meet the individual marketing needs of sportsbooks and media publishers worldwide.

Imagine yourself working in surroundings of sports data, live play-by-play statistics, virtual sports, microservices, and betting – everything done in an agile spirit and always striving to deliver the most value for our customers.

We are passionate about what we do, and we care passionately about our people. If you think you’re up to the challenge, come and help us to grow, innovate and develop!


As a Technical Lead & Development Manager at Sportradar, you will be responsible for developing the right capabilities in the ad:s tribe, equipping Chapter members with the skills, tools and standard approaches to deliver functional excellence and value to the business. At the same time, the Chapter Lead is a practicing and hands-on Software Engineer themselves, working alongside other Engineers as part of a Squad. As Tech and Development Lead, you will be responsible for the line management and development of the people who are members of your Chapter.


  • Responsible for recruitment, development, performance management and retention of all Chapter members.

  • Responsible for providing line management duties for all Chapter members with a view to focusing on coaching and mentoring techniques aligned with agile principles and values.

  • Responsible for providing an inclusive environment where Chapter members have the freedom and safety to innovate, experiment, and learn from failure.

  • Responsible for providing open and effective communication channels leading to greater knowledge transfer and alignment within the Chapter.

  • Member of the Tribe’s Engineering Leadership group, contributing to topics such as:

    • Operational concerns like Security, Incident Management, DevOps, Audit and Compliance

    • Recruitment and Staffing

    • Engineering Roadmap

    • SDLC alignment and improvement plans

  • Responsible for being the local point-of-contact, coordinating with the People Partner, Office Manager and IT Helpdesk, to represent, signpost and assist Engineers based locally in the same office to find support in matters relating to:

    • Equipment and devices

    • Physical and software access

    • Personal issues

    • New joiners


Requirements we’re looking for:

  • Full-stack development experience working as part of an agile/lean development team

  • Familiarity with microservices, Kubernetes, and a DevOps culture

  • Deep understanding of approaches to testing

  • Proven track record successfully leading a development team

  • Experience of line management responsibilities including recruitment, performance management and facilitating personal development

  • Demonstrable experience managing and influencing stakeholders to set expectations and broker successful outcomes

You may also bring - or like to gain - skills in any of the following

  • Professional experience with Go (Golang)

  • JavaScript knowledge, especially using React/Vue, TypeScript and Node.js

  • Optimization and scaling of microservices

  • Machine Learning

  • Amazon Web Services

  • Kubernetes

In addition to these technical capabilities, we are looking for an individual who can show evidence of multiple of following

  • Has diverse technical competency (able to move between teams and contribute value)

  • Able to communicate and influence within and outside of their immediate team with a diverse set of stakeholders

  • Takes ownership of decisions made by themselves and anyone they line manage (maturity and ability to review/balance risks vs reward)

  • Able to work in isolation and make positive decisions (ability to make positive contributions without direct management/supervision)

  • Able to supervise the work of other more junior staff

  • Able to manage their own priorities and those of their team (can deliver when needed or provide context when a delivery cannot be met, due to competing work or insufficient resources (such as time))

  • Proactively works to improve process/practices and their own/team’s/tribe’s workflow and product(s) and clarify understanding

  • Coaching and mentoring staff


  • The opportunity to work and develop within an inspiring and fast-growing company

  • The possibility to help shape the future of Sportradar
    All developers are directly contributing to products used by our clients in the global sports business.

  • The opportunity to grow your skills (German and English courses, Sportradar eAcademy, Engineering workshops, Code Retreats, Randori styled Coding Kata)

  • Involvement in shaping your own workday and career through a high degree of freedom to choose technology and your personal development path

  • A collaborative environment with colleagues from all over the world (Engineering offices in Europe, Asia and US)

  • A company culture that promotes social aspects, sports, physical exercise and fun.

  • Innovative and cross-team challenges like ShipIt, office sports tournaments in Darts and Table Tennis and unique beer brewing competitions

  • Competitive salary and benefits (e.g. retirement pension and insurance plan)

  • Possibility to work from a home office when needed

The total expected yearly compensation includes a fixed salary, a performance-based bonus component and access to our retention-based equity/stock program. For this position will be compensation between EUR 90.000 and EUR 115.000 with overpayments possible based on the candidate´s personal qualifications. You will get more details on our compensation framework in our personal conversations.

Sportradar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to encouraging diversity within our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to among other things, your background, status, or personal preferences.

Please let us know if you need any accommodation or support during the interview process and we will do our best to meet your needs.

Additional Information

Sportradar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to encourage diversity within our teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to among other things, your background, status, or personal preferences