Badminton and Volleyball Systems Operator

  • Employer Hawk-Eye Innovations
  • Town / City Basingstoke
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 25/04/2021
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Location: UK based with global travel

Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Start Date: May/June 2021

Salary: £22,000 per annum plus package

This exciting opportunity to join our young, passionate and enthusiastic team will take you to elite-level Badminton and Volleyball events all around the world. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for delivering Hawk-Eye technology across the highest level of Badminton, Volleyball and Beach Volleyball events for major clients such as the BWF and FIVB.

The wide range of services that we deliver as a team will expose you to the full spectrum of Hawk-Eye technology and put you at the heart of the live action in sports venues – from the beach courts in Rio to the badminton halls of Tokyo. We are always growing and developing new cutting-edge services for our clients and with this expansion comes the need for new faces to join our team and help drive our ongoing innovation.

Successful applicants will receive training on the basic skills and knowledge required to be a Hawk-Eye operator – and then it’s time to get to an event and get immediately hands-on with our technology! We pride ourselves on supporting the development of our people and we look forward to challenging you in a job that is truly unique.

What does a Systems Operator do?

  • Responsible for the installation, calibration and testing of Hawk-Eye technologies at major sporting events worldwide
  • Monitor and operate the system during the match
  • Work directly with match officials to deliver game-changing decisions
  • Provide in-depth data analysis to TV Broadcast
  • Research and development into new projects

What are we looking for from you?

  • A convention challenging mindset – we are looking for innovators! The world of sports technology is constantly evolving and as such we are looking for individuals that continue to push the boundaries of our products and services;
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Initiative, diligence, honesty, resilience, attention to detail and enthusiasm;
  • A dedicated willingness to learn and develop;
  • Excellent communication and teamwork;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Buy-in to the Hawk-Eye ethic of hard work and going the extra mile to deliver a world-class service to our customers;
  • Flexible and willing to travel extensively;
  • 2:1 or above University degree, preferably in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics course;
  • Knowledge of Badminton or Volleyball would be an asset – but definitely not essential!
  • Comfortable working at heights

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 experience some of the highest-profile sporting events around the globe
  • Access to some of the most intelligent, innovative and driven people in our industry
  • Involved in a fast-growing business where opportunities for progression are plentiful.

At Hawk-Eye not only do you get to be part of the cutting edge of sports technology, but you will also be valued and rewarded for your contribution through a strong reward platform that includes:

  • 23 Days Annual Leave;
  • 8 Public Holidays;
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme (with 5% matching);
  • Optional Private Healthcare;
  • Complimentary Unmind App;
  • Onsite Gym (Basingstoke);
  • Sony Group Company Discounts.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Hawk-Eye is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability, or union membership status.

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