Second Spectrum is hiring a
Football Officiating Operator in United Kingdom

Logo of Second Spectrum
Football Officiating Operator
🏢 Second Spectrum
💵 ~$48k-$53k
📍United Kingdom
📅 Posted on Jul 11, 2024


The job is for an Operator role at Second Spectrum, a sports data and tech company that works with major leagues and media partners. The role involves ensuring the operational success of technology during matchdays and requires extreme attentiveness, knowledge of football refereeing terms, proactive communication, tolerance for repetitive tasks, and experience with time-critical judgment calls. Additional requirements are availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, and flexibility including early mornings and late evenings.


  • Extreme attentiveness
  • Background working with football refereeing terms or ideally, as a referee
  • Knowledge and experience with definitional football terms
  • Proactively communicative
  • A strong tolerance for repetitive tasks
  • Prior experience making time-critical judgment calls regarding live data processing, and engineering support
  • Enforce self-accountability and the performance of a large team


  • Work with the operations team according to the flow of live play and the system
  • Master and have complete command over the entire system and processes
  • Analyze live tracks, validate markings, and provide QA as necessary for all system events
  • Be available to work on Second Spectrum game operations duties such as tracking and data delivery

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be able and available to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must possess flexibility, including early morning and late evenings


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual leave allowance
  • Health insurance
  • Skills training
  • Social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities
Help us out by mentioning to Second Spectrum that you discovered this job opportunity on JobsCollider. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you 🙏
Disclaimer: Please check that the job is real before you apply. Applying might take you to another website that we don't own. Please be aware that any actions taken during the application process are solely your responsibility, and we bear no responsibility for any outcomes.

Similar Jobs