Sporting Analyst

Formula 1 covers a huge range of disciplines across a wide array of industry sectors, drawing the very best from our teams of technicians, engineers and media rights specialists and encouraging the creativity of experts in the fields of digital and traditional media, marketing and communications.  From timekeeping, to software development, broadcast engineering and content creation, we are truly the 11th Formula 1 team.

We are recruiting for a Sporting Analyst in our Data Systems Team who would be based at our Media and Technology Centre in Biggin Hill.  Do you have what it takes to be part of the world’s greatest sport and entertainment spectacle?

 Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of a team to configure, monitor, diagnose in real time, the complex interdependent software programs that comprise of the Formula 1 timing and data processing systems whilst anticipating and resolving issues to maintain 100% service delivery.

  • Able to rig and de-rig the Formula 1 sporting timing systems at event and the F1 Media & Technology Centre. This will include deployment of timing systems hardware, cabling, positioning, unpacking, setting up, and fault finding of equipment in the timing room, pit lane, around the circuit.

  • The candidate will have the skillset to monitor, validate, edit live motorsport acquired data and save/archive all timed sessions with reference to the relevant sporting regulations per series.

  • Generate, validate, quality assure and publish the suite of timing results, data and analytical products produced by the F1 timing and sporting systems to internal and external clients in line with F1 procedures and contractual obligations.

  • To produce, contribute and quality check reports and documentation as necessary during and post events for motorsport sessions or other tasks in relation to timekeeping, regulations, and other sporting analyst tasks, including the collation and curation of events’ results such as the live historic database.

  • Liaise with motorsport series’ organisers’ and/or event stewards and any relevant internal/external stakeholders to undertake any changes or support as requested abiding by F1 processes.

  • Respect all aspects of testing and quality control of the interconnected software and hardware systems in use by the Sporting Services Team, in line with company protocols and procedures.

  • Support software and hardware development with accurate and detailed technical specifications and reports. Competent system proving, quality assurance with thorough testing of applications or systems for bug fixes, amendments, and continual improvements of sporting services equipment.

  • Expected to participate in projects that involve creation, development, and improvement of F1 systems and processes and adhering to F1 risk, quality, and sustainability strategies.


  • To complete all mandatory training within specified timelines and attend any meetings pertinent to the role as requested by your manager.

  • To always operate safely, in line with Company health and safety requirements.

  • Undertake other duties within your capabilities as your manager may assign to you from time to time.


  • Motorsport and timekeeping experience and data analysis for sporting events.

  • Previous live event operational management experience.

  • As a minimum, five GCSEs at Grade A*-C. (including Maths and English), and A-level or equivalent.

  • Internationally recognised Timekeeper officiating License: Race/ National desirable

  • HNC, HND or degree qualification in a technical field desirable

  • ISTQB Certification Foundation Level.

  • Software User Acceptance Testing desirable

Knowledge & Skills

  • The talent and ability to mentally process, interpret and visualise information from multiple sources in real time, and recognise errors and exceptions in this data and prioritise appropriate actions effectively.

  • Excellent teamwork, diligence, with a can-do attitude to resolve issues in an effective manner. organisational, administrative and communication skills.

  • A proven knowledge of team building and collaborative working.

  • High degree of computer literacy.

  • Ability to remain focused for long periods of time and make accurate decisions under pressure.

  • Managing a remote team desirable

  • Operational knowledge of Motor sport Timing and its concepts desirable

  • Competent at using technical visual/drawing applications specifically autocad, Visio and powerpoint desirable

  • Analytical mind, with eye to detail and a desire to interrogate data desirable

  • Software system testing on meeting user/specification requirements desirable

  • Understanding of cloud fundamentals desirable


  • Expected to attend & work at race events including weekends either on event or in our UK Media & Technology facility.

  • Possess a current driving license

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