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Backend Developer

Israel | Engineering | Full-time | Intermediate |Hybrid

WSC Sports develops an AI-based automation solution for real-time sports content creation and distribution and is the fastest-growing sports-tech company in the world.

Why WSC Sports:

You’ll work in an awesome environment alongside some of the most innovative people around, using cutting-edge technologies and tools (video editing, AI, data, etc.), and have the opportunity to directly influence the products and tools used by our clients who include sports giants such as the NBA, Bundesliga, FIBA, ESPN and more. And that’s just the beginning of what WSC Sports has to offer!

We are seeking a highly skilled Backend Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in Backend Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud environments. Your primary responsibility will be to design, develop, and optimize backend systems to support our video streaming and AI indexing platform, ensuring seamless and high-quality content delivery to our users.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements and translate them into scalable and efficient backend solutions.
  • Design, develop, and maintain backend services and APIs for high performance video streaming and AI indexing, ensuring reliability, scalability, and performance.
  • Implement best practices for code quality, testing, and documentation to ensure the maintainability and extensibility of backend systems.
  • Optimize backend infrastructure and algorithms to enhance performance and minimize latency.-
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues in production environments, providing timely resolutions to ensure uninterrupted service.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends, cloud computing, and backend development, and apply them to improve our platform.
  • Participate in code reviews, architectural discussions, and sprint planning sessions to drive continuous improvement and innovation.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in Backend Software as a Service (SaaS) Cloud environments.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Java, Python, or C#.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts and experience with cloud platforms, with an advantage for Azure.
  • Strong understanding of pub-sub systems, such as Kafka or ServiceBus, and their application in distributed systems architecture.
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture and orchestration tools (e.g., Kubernetes).
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git), continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines, and agile software development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with backend frameworks and technologies such as .NET Core is advantageous.
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and database design principles, with experience in writing complex queries and optimizing database performance.
  • Proficiency in NoSQL databases, particularly Redis, with hands-on experience in data modeling, performance optimization, and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Passion for learning, self-motivation, and a proactive attitude towards tackling challenges and driving innovation.


1. Experience with Azure cloud platform.

2. Experience with video streaming technologies, protocols, and standards, such as HLS, MPEG-DASH, or WebRTC, is highly desirable.

3. Experience implementing ML/AI-driven features and enhancements in backend systems.

4. Proficiency in .NET and associated frameworks.

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