Careers

We are not your typical technology company

At Sport:80, we are carving a niche by designing, developing and supporting disruptive technology solutions that fulfil a significant gap in the multi-billion pound sports industry. Since forming the company in 2012 we have quickly established a reputation as a leader in the market and we now serve clients around the world.

 

We are very proud of our culture. Anyone that knows or works with us will tell you about our welcoming and relaxed atmosphere. Working at Sport:80, you will become part of our friendly, close-knit team. You will be encouraged to flourish within your role and to make a real contribution to how the business operates and grows. We believe that our people are our biggest asset and we ensure that we create a working atmosphere where you are comfortable and confident in your position.


As a member of the Sport:80 team you benefit from:
 

  • 25 days + bank holidays annual leave

  • 'Sport:80 Days' - Between March and September if the month doesn’t have a bank holiday, we’ll add in our own bank holiday so you can enjoy a bit more of the summer months. 

  • Regular work socials     

  • A flexible approach to working hours and location     

  • Support in your professional development     

  • Use of our on-site gym     

  • Employee discounts and perks via Wrkit

Current Opportunities

PHP Backend Developer (£30k-£35k)


This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Software Developer to join a young company at the forefront of its market and develop their technical skills. Based in the up and coming Kelham Island area of Sheffield, you will join a highly experienced and forward-thinking team to play an important role in driving the business forward. We are looking for someone with experience developing and scaling systems from start up to enterprise deployment. Someone that can work with us now to develop and meet immediate client deadlines but who can also help steer current infrastructure development in line with our strategic plan. We are also looking to re-create our flagship product the ‘Sport:80 Platform’ from the ground up in a substantial greenfield project. Skills Required

  • PHP, MySQL
  • LAMP
  • Symfony or experience working with another PHP Framework.
  • PHPUnit or similar testing framework
  • GIT
  • Experience writing and working with RESTful API’s
  • Enthusiastic and good communication skills, as well as a desire to learn new skills.
  • Microservice Architecture
  • Docker
  • Automated Build Systems
  • AWS
Our preference is for someone who is a self-starter that can work using their own initiative, is flexible and adaptable. You must be a strong verbal and written communicator and preferably with an interest in sport, but the sport bit is not essential. You must be able to work as part of a team and take a creative but structured approach to development. Must have a strong work ethic and maintain good time keeping. We’re always looking to invest in building our developers skill sets and if there are technologies that’d be beneficial as part of your role we’d be happy to invest in upskilling you. Whilst the role would initially be back end focused; if you’re interested in becoming a full stack developer the role would provide an excellent opportunity to learn Vue.js and broaden your skill set. How to apply Simply send your CV and covering letter to careers@sport80.com explaining why you would be a good fit for the role. STRICTLY NO AGENCIES.