Lead Engineer

About the role

As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for both the processes related to developing our system and development of the system itself. As a senior software engineer, you will create and enforce good code workflow and coding practices, exemplifying them in your work and mentoring other team members to follow them.

On the development side, you will be responsible for designing proper abstractions for new and existing functionalities, testing and optimizing the existing code base (mostly in the data processing part) and working with the deployment team to push and maintain production-ready versions of the system.

We are open to ideas and give freedom in taken approach and experimentation and expect that you will be able to work on the given tasks and deliver results with little supervision.

Full time position. Work from the office in the strict center of Warsaw. B2B contract is preferred. Equity (ESOP) available


  • Design, influence and execute product strategy in a fast-paced environment
  • Set direction and goals for the team on both strategic and tactical level
  • Design and review architecture
  • Establish project framework and development plan & process accounting for inherent R&D uncertainty
  • Lead, manage and grow engineering/data science teams
  • Create, maintain and enforce engineering and operational excellence
  • Mentor other team members on design, coding and problem solving


  • Experience developing and maintaining extensive code bases
  • Experience designing and delivering end-user products and software
  • Experience building, leading and scaling engineering teams
  • Proficiency with Python
  • Proficiency with pandas and numpy
  • Ability to mix technology and business needs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very good command of English (C1 level)


  • Experience working in DS-/ML-related projects and products
  • Experience building real-time/low-latency systems
  • Experience building scalable, fault-tolerant, distributed systems


  • Dynamic start-up environment with interesting research challenges & bleeding edge technology and models (this time for real)
  • Collaboration in a group with multiple PhDs and PhD students
  • Opportunity to build real-world deployable products changing the world of football
  • International projects & collaborations with top football clubs & federations
  • Ability to directly influence development direction of a product
  • Team Kaggle competitions (we have 3 masters) & hackathons
  • Office in the strict center of Warsaw
  • Equity (ESOP) available

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Lead Engineer

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