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Senior PHP Developer for API focused Sport Warehouse

Location: Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 683

External Description:

As a SENIOR PHP DEVELOPER you will develop a warehouse containing data of Basketball, Football, Volleyball and a variety of other exciting sports, as well as services for streaming Live statistics and supporting front end applications developed by our other teams. This is a mature project, having a high demand of deliveries from the business and undergoing a technical restructuring regarding its’ architecture at the same time.
Your work will involve the full software development cycle and your main responsibilities will include requirements analysis, designing and developing new software products and components, and investigating software issues and resolving defects. This vacancy is a perfect match for a person who is passionate about sports, willing to take on challenges and responsibility for maintaining projects or high importance, and deliver the best quality results to some of the most prestigious sports leagues and federations in the world including FIBA, NCAA, Serie B and more.


  • Design and develop software that is reliable, scalable and fault tolerant
  • Undertake software development using best practices, including Unit Testing, Continuous Integration, DRY, Low Coupling, High Cohesion, use of recognised Design Patterns
  • Work independently and within a team in a dynamic agile environment and workplace
  • Communicate, document and share technical knowledge


  • Strong knowledge of PHP, including using the language to perform Object Oriented programming
  • Expertise in database design, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in using open source libraries, tools and frameworks for logging, wiring, testing and building
  • Ability to balance between legacy applications and modern frameworks, as well as passion to improve existing code base
  • Good spoken and written English


  • Knowledge of modern PHP frameworks such as Symfony
  • Exposure to AWS technologies such as EC2, RDS, S3, CloudFront and ElasticCache
  • Understanding of software architecture patterns including SOA and microservices
  • Experience with API design and architecture
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery


  • Exciting work in a unique industry: great opportunity for self-development in the sports industry
  • Opportunity to work on different projects covering many different sports
  • A fun, relaxed and stimulating modern working environment in central Vilnius
  • Supportive, friendly, multinational, passionate team
  • Career opportunity to become a Development Team Lead in an international company

For this position we offer gross salary of 3500-5000 EUR/month depending on the level of experience, with numerous benefits that add value to the overall monthly compensation.

Company Profile:

About Us

Genius Sports is a global leader in digital sports content, technology and integrity services. Our technology is used in over 150 countries worldwide, empowering sports to capture, manage and distribute their live data and video, driving their digital transformation and enhancing their relationships with fans.

Headquartered in London, we are the trusted partner to over 500 sports organisations globally, including many of the world’s largest leagues and federations such as the NBA, Premier League, FIBA, NCAA and PGA TOUR.

Genius Sports is more than a technology provider. We build long-term partnerships with sports at all levels, helping them to control and maximise the value of their content while providing technical expertise and round-the-clock support.

Vilnius, Vilnius County LT

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