Team Lead in Tracking Department - Systems and Software

  • R&D
  • Vedbæk, Denmark

Team Lead in Tracking Department - Systems and Software

Job description

Are you a skilled technical leader with strong people skills?

And do you thrive when developing market-leading sports technologies?

Then we can offer you an exciting opportunity as a Team Lead in the Systems and Software group in the R&D Tracking Department. As TrackMan keeps growing, we are constantly striving to further develop, produce and deploy our market-leading sport tracking solutions. We are looking for an expert in system and software with great people skills to take responsibility for a team of highly dedicated engineers working on the tools and infrastructure of our radar and camera pipelines. This includes calibration tools, raw data handling and messaging, build pipelines, deployment tools and more.

Our technology

TrackMan products convert raw data from Doppler radar signals to measure ball and equipment kinematics for sports. A patented combination of camera and radar fuses the radar signal with information from video feeds and other sensors. This provides extremely accurate, valuable insights for athletes ranging from top world-class professionals to enthusiastic amateurs, as well as coaches, scouts, and clubs of all levels.

The Tracking Department is a software department, which consists of more than 30 highly skilled developers with backgrounds in electrical engineering, computer science, mathematical modelling, physics and mathematics, with the primary task of converting raw Doppler radar signals and high-resolution/high frame rate video to actionable measurement data about ball flight and club swing. Data is consumed by athletes, coaches, teams and broadcasters to improve performance, analyze players, enhance viewing experience and more. Tracking algorithms are a central part of all Trackman products.

About the role

The Team Lead role for systems and software is a newly created position in the Tracking Department. Your primary role will be to lead, coach and develop the team members while driving the technical direction for the team. As it is a newly established role you will have the opportunity to shape the role the team plays in development projects. You will continue to strengthen the team by hiring in strong talent and ensuring a good onboarding for the new employees. You will assist team members in prioritizing tasks and coach them to find the best solutions, while ensuring that work processes are documented and knowledge shared across the team to leverage outcomes and solutions.

The System and Software team consist today of 8 people.


What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate is most likely a senior developer with good people management skills, who has experience working streaming data in both embedded and cloud based processing systems. You probably have at least five years of experience from the relevant industry and/or academia.

Preferably, you have already shown an interest in leadership by having filled a role such as Architect, Lead developer, Technical lead or Team lead.


  • Master’s degree in mathematical modelling, computer science or equivalent
  • Skills in programming, developments tools and near real-time systems
  • Software development and programming skills within C++ and Python
  • Knowledge about build pipelines, build testing and deployment tools

People management skills:

  • Effective in individual and group communication
  • Experience in coaching and sparring
  • Skills in facilitating teamwork and good group dynamics
  • Experience in setting the direction and prioritise
  • Successful in empowering others establishing psychological safety, trust and accountability

Join the home of a powerful sports brand and a one-of-a-kind technology

Our proprietary technology is based on expert knowledge about radar, computer vision, data and software engineering. Our solutions are developed by specialists who endlessly explore and challenge new technical boundaries. TrackMan’s blend of cutting-edge technology, sports and continued growth make our company an outstanding place to work. Our work culture is entrepreneurial, ambitious and rewarding as you get to collaborate with inspiring colleagues and interact with the leaders of golf, baseball and football. Based on a unique brand reputation, we are proud of working in close partnership with the top athletes, organizations and teams that rely on our technology to stay ahead of the race.

We are a Danish company founded, owned and managed since 2003 by three entrepreneurs with a strong passion for sports. Today, we have a global footprint with our headquarter located in Denmark (Vedbæk) and offices in Århus, New York, Phoenix, Poland, Seoul and Tokyo. We employ about 600 people worldwide, half of which work in Denmark where all hardware and software products are developed, tested and manufactured.

TrackMan will in 2023 move into a new 12.500 m2 state-of-the-art Headquarter building located in Science Park DTU, Hørsholm.

Where innovation happens

At TrackMan, we know that great people make great products. We believe that teams thrive and innovation sparks in an atmosphere where people are encouraged to think for themselves, where everybody’s voices are heard, and where the best ideas prevail in the pursuit of the exceptional solution. This mix is what makes TrackMan an inspiring company – for our customers and our colleagues.

Share our Passion!

The position is intended for our HQ in Vedbæk, but Danish language is not a requirement. For additional information about the position, please contact CTO Fredrik Tuxen Applications are continuously assessed, so please send your application as soon as possible.

If you got what is takes, apply today and join a company with great technologies, passionate colleagues, and great opportunities to grow.