Senior Software Developer
Cape Town, South Africa

FlightScope® is a global high-tech company and a true world leader in the development and manufacturing of 3D Doppler Ball Tracking Monitors and Sports Radars.

Originally founded in 1989 to measure projectiles for the defense industry by Henri Johnson, FlightScope® still honors its roots and to this day remains prominent in the defense industry in more than 24 countries.

Sports applications were the next logical step

With nearly two decades of experience in the field of Doppler radar and phased array tracking technology, FlightScope® realized the potential and impact its technology would have on the sports industry. Seizing the opportunity to lead when others only watched, FlightScope® now has applications in:

  • Cricket: FlightScope® is the only company in the world to measure bowling speed;
  • Tennis: FlightScope® manages all ATP tournaments’ chair-umpire scoring systems;
  • Golf: FlightScope® provides over 50 measurements of ball and club head parameters.
  • Baseball: FlightScope® provides pitching, hitting, and pop time analysis.

FlightScope® is in use by top golf instructors, club fitters, tour players and original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are committed to delivering a world-class product with exceptional after-sales support.

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our exciting FlightScope Technology Team and be part of our rapid growth in the fields of Golf, Tennis, Baseball, Cricket, Rugby, NFL and Soccer.

Position responsibilities
  • Work as part of a development team
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Standalone software application development
  • Algorithm construction, coding, and testing
  • A structured approach to code development
  • Block diagrams of code as well as documenting code
  • A goal-oriented approach to development
  • Developing high-quality software applications

Technical Skills
  • Strong C++/C#/.NET programming
  • Strong Applied Mathematics
  • Bonus: Machine Learning, Image Processing, and Signal Processing

Ph.D. degree, or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Physics

5 or more years in the development of software applications, preferably in a high technology environment

Salary & Benefits
Market related cost to company, including medical aid and retirement fund.

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