Java Developer with interest in search and algorithms

Webutvikler, back-end

Do you want to work back-end in a leading global sports technology company creating immersive experiences? We offer career opportunities, exciting tasks, and an impressive environment!


The squad is a part of the Backbone tribe that delivers a broad spectrum of services to internal clients and is working on the core of all the data in Sportradar. Our main purpose is to make back-end data available to others and as of now, our focus is to build all our services available for the cloud.

As a Java Developer, you will be part of a Squad that is responsible for mapping external and internal entities and providing effective search facilities. Were like google for sports data! Our goal is to provide super-fast and accurate data to empower Sportradar to create market-leading and innovative solutions for our customers. We work in a modern, collaborative development environment using GitLab, Continuous Integration, and Continuous Delivery. No old legacy, just new and modern technology is our goal!

In your role, you will build and improve back-end services and focus on testing, maintainable code, observability, and alerting. You will follow your services through a complete delivery pipeline, from design, development to deployment and monitoring it in production, as well as being an active part in making the most out of our AWS partnership and helping with migration to a cloud-native architecture.

We are currently part of a cooperation with another team with a total of six developers located in Trondheim, but the broader team has offices in Norway, Poland, Spain, England, the USA, and Germany. We are structured as a squad in the context of Spotification. We follow agile methodology with a focus on CI/CD and short delivery cycle times. Our tech stack includes Java, Docker, Kubernetes, Protobuf, and gRPC.

There are many reasons to be a part of Sportradar

A social, healthy, and including environment for everyone: we have a broad range of activities throughout the year, such as winter trips, summer parties, beer brewing, sports such as climbing, table tennis, darts, golf and running, and of course the traditional Christmas Party (with partners). You also get time off weekly to exercise and are welcome to join our running team

Career opportunities: whether you are ambitious in terms of becoming an expert in a new field or want to become a leader to others, we have every opportunity internal that you could want. We also have a mobility program that allows you to spend 3-6 months on one of our development offices, such as Ljubljana, Warsaw, and Minneapolis

Training and Hackathons: Sportradar cover everything you need to develop your skillset: conferences, training, and more. We arrange Sportradar ShipIt twice a year, organize internal hackathons, and free you from work four hours each week to spend on your development

Flexibility: flexible hours and the possibility to work from home when needed

Conditions and benefits: competitive wage, pension, and insurance, as well as a covered phone subscription and subsidized phone, subsidized cafeteria and much more

Ønskede kvalifikasjoner

  • Relevant education
  • Good skills in Java
  • Interest in, and preferably experience, with big data or are eager to learn
  • Preferably experience in search and algorithms
  • Good communication skills in English

It's important what competence you have, but just as important is who you are as a person. You are a team player and collaborate well with others, but are also able to take responsibility for your tasks and work hard to reach your goals. You are eager to learn and take on new tasks, and are happy to take initiative if you see that something can be done differently or made more efficient.

This recruitment process is executed by Academic Work. For questions, contact Mari Helland at

We are looking forward to receiving your application by 05. December.


Sportradar, the leading global sports technology company creating immersive experiences for sports fans and bettors. Established in 2001, the company is well-positioned at the intersection of the sports, media, and betting industries, providing sports federations, news media, consumer platforms, and sports betting operators with a range of solutions to help grow their business. Sportradar employs more than 2,300 full-time employees across 19 countries around the world. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality, and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1,600 customers in over 120 countries and an official partner of the NBA, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, FIFA, and UEFA. We cover more than 750,000 events annually across 83 sports. With deep industry relationships, Sportradar is not just redefining the sports fan experience; it also safeguards the sports themselves through its Integrity Services division and advocacy for an integrity-driven environment for all involved.

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