U.S. Soccer Federation


U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create and work on a team.

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

The Federation’s core principles set organization-wide standards to identify and foster our culture and inform how we interact and hold each other accountable. These principles guide U.S. Soccer:We Win Together. We Aim High. We Champion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. To be successful as a USSF employee, it is critical to demonstrate and live up to these principles every day and with every interaction with peers, stakeholders, and partners.

The Federation’s core values are the individual attributes and characteristics that staff embody to uphold the organization’s principles and succeed. These values guide our employees: Integrity. Commitment. Teamwork. Respect.

Position Description: 

The Data Engineer (Sporting) is responsible for building out the backend data infrastructure and pipelines to support our sporting staff. Their role will involve building out processes and ETL pipelines to ingest, store and make easily accessible multiple data streams through cloud storage solutions.


 Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences or equivalent area of study
  • Expert python user and developer
  • Expert ability in querying and building SQL-style databases (including Postgres and RedShift)
  • Extensive experience with cloud-based data architecture such as AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Ability to work in version control with Git
  • Comfortable working with external APIs and with unstructured data
  • Experience working with, ingesting and storing with large data sets
  • 2-5 years experience in a data engineering role
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work and execute under pressure and deadlines
  • Able and willing to work non-traditional hours including evenings and weekends as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and understanding of soccer and the overall landscape in the U.S.
  • Previous experience with a sporting organization (company or professional team)
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences or equivalent area of study
  • Data science experience, particularly working with sporting data
  • Web development experience (front, back end or full-stack)
  • Strong verbal, written, in-person and presentation communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, data collection, planning and leadership skills
  • Bilingual (English, Spanish, or other)
  • Thorough institutional knowledge of U.S. Soccer’s mission, goals, technical plan, policies, practices, and procedures

U.S Soccer is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected under the law. This policy applies to all our employment practices within our organization.

We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA, veterans, parents, and persons with disabilities to apply.

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