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Ealing, London, W5




Technical Support
An opportunity to work for Coursetrack and the Racecourse Media Group, a leading organisation in tracking.

Working alongside a number of third-party suppliers, you'll be managing data delivery to RMG’s customers from our facility in Ealing, West London.

About Us

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) is the umbrella organisation for those 34 racecourses which hold an interest in Racing TV (Sky 426, Virgin 536 and 411, Freeview and YouView 261), Racing TV International (international betting shop/digital service) and Racecourse Data Company (licensor of Pre-Race Data). Racing TV and Racing TV International also broadcast racing from all 26 Irish racecourses.


Coursetrack is a technology company specialising in the GPS tracking of racehorses at the 34 RMG racecourses. The output supports a number of core digital initiatives throughout the sport for owners, trainers, jockeys, broadcasters and bookmakers.


Vision: To deliver a tracking system to create new data products and revenues for horse racing


Mission: To provide a reliable, robust, accurate, low-latency, low-cost tracking system for horse racing, continually improving the system with industry-leading technologies


About the Role

Job Title: Raceday Technical Support

Contract Type: Permanent

Reports to: Technical Director / Operations Director

Location: Ealing Studios, London

Hours of work: Full Time – 40 hours per week over 5 days. There will be a requirement to work weekends and evenings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 1st and 2nd line support for all technical issues relating to operating systems, RDBMS and business critical applications
  • Undertake scheduled work including execution of reports, management and maintenance scripts
  • Deal with calls and requests within SLAs.

Candidate Profile

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Exposure to UNIX, Linux and Microsoft operating system environments
  • Ability to manage remote computers
  • Good familiarity with Linux operating system 
  • Basic administration of MySQL and ability to query/modify data 
  • Understanding of shell scripting and cron tables
  • Understanding of internet technology stack:  networking, http, html, Javascript, etc.
  • HTML, PHP, Javascript review and development experience preferred

The ability to identify and diagnose technical problems is essential.

How to apply

Please submit your covering letter and CV online, via grapevinejobs.


Coursetrack is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, disability, age or political or religious belief in its recruitment or other employment policies.