Sports Quantitative Analyst / Statistician

We are looking for a bright individual with interest in sports modelling and risk assessment. Good understanding of statistics and probability theory, along with attention to detail and a hands-on attitude are key in this role.

Main responsibilities:

  • Analysis of selected sports model and pricing performance aiming to identify areas for improvement
  • Data gathering and preparation to create sports models
  • Assess various mathematical modelling techniques and measure their performance
  • Implement the approved model in cooperation with developers
  • Instruct the responsible department how to use the model and resolves potential issues
  • Supports Product Development in mathematical aspects (for instance by creating a formula for a new betting feature)
  • Play a challenging partner role within the team

What will make you successful in the role:

  • A solid understanding of the fundamentals of statistical prediction and probability theory including (but not limited to) an in-depth knowledge of regression and model fitting
  • Intellectual curiosity, creativity and confidence to try new approaches
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Programming experience, ideally in Python or R
  • An interest in sports or competitive games
  • Master’s qualifications in a quantitative field (mathematics/statistics/physics/etc), postgraduate/research experience (PhD/postdoc) are preferred.
  • Confidence to work with significant autonomy
  • Fluent English

Skills that could help you stand out:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Quantitative research experience, possibly as part of a PhD or postdoc role
  • Strong Python and/or Java programming skills with exposure to data science
  • SQL skills
  • Prototyping experience
  • Kaggle profile
  • Familiarity to sports betting concepts
  • Experience with Markov Chains
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Benefits

  • Shiny new and modern office.

  • Health insurance or gym membership, or a mix of both.

  • Dental Services.

  • Daily catered lunch.

  • Fruit day.

  • Massage at work.

  • Private healthcare and dental care discounts.

  • We hold team-building activities and office parties throughout the year.

  • We have an ever-growing library (online & offline).

  • Flexible schedule.

  • A fun entertainment corner.

  • Internal & external training.

  • Health and well-being in house programs.