Sports Systems Operator (Freelance Los Angeles, CA) - Hawk-Eye
Los Angeles , CA 90001
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Location: Los Angeles, CA (Banc of California Stadium) & Carson, CA (Dignity Health Sports Park)
Start Date: January 2021 (Training Ahead of MLS Season)
Hawk-Eye Innovations develops, markets, and delivers the most sophisticated officiating tools in sport. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony, and are a fundamental part of officiating and broadcasting in over 20 international sports across our Ball Tracking, SMART (Synchronised Multi-Angle Replay Technology) and SMART Production products. Every year we cover over 20,000 events and games across 500+ stadiums in over 90 countries.
We now deliver services to 17 out of the top 20 most valuable sports leagues in the world. Our opportunities are endless, as we push the boundaries of technology in all areas of sport.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
We are recruiting for a System Operator to run the video review system at LAFC and LA Galaxy home games in Los Angeles and Carson, CA.
This is an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of sports technology as part of a young and dynamic team. We will equip you with the technical training, support and full exposure to our systems.
Your role will involve:
- Setting up video review systems
- Conducting pre-match checks of the systems in accordance with standard procedures
- Liaising with match officials and host broadcasters
- Operating the technology during the match
WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU
- A strong technical grounding, ideally with a degree in a science, technology, mathematics, television production, engineering, or relevant equivalent experience
- Bright and enterprising with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Proactive attitude and ability to work on your own initiative
- Time management skills and ability to work in a high pressure, live broadcast environment
- Ability to liaise with clients and customers in a professional and approachable manner
- Ideally, an interest in soccer and knowledge of the laws of the game.
- Experience working with replay technology or live event / technical production, is preferable
WHAT YOU'LL GET FROM US
- A high-autonomy role with real exposure to the forefront of the sports officiating and broadcasting world
- The opportunity to work in two of the best environments in Major League Soccer.
- Potential travel to other MLS cities throughout the season.
- Access to the some of the most intelligent, innovative and driven people in our industry