Data Analyst/Scientist

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 pa
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 23758

Well-established exciting sports betting company based in London are looking for an experienced Data Analyst/Scientist to join their team as they are looking to expand and take a stronghold over there market area.

Opportunity

This person will work with the betting team to continuously improve our overall performance and to assist the team in making better decisions based on data analysis. The scope of the role will be defined by the individual in terms of ability and understanding of the business needs. There are key areas and projects already set out but this person will be likely to increase the number and scale of these once in situ.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and process large amounts of data to spot patterns
  • Connect to a range of different databases; retrieve disparate data-sets; then join and augment them into relevant human consumable formats.
  • Use SQL, Python or R to manipulate large datasets and produce meaningful patterns and recommendations
  • Produce comprehensive reports identifying findings / observations and conclusions / recommendations
  • Forge close relationships with the betting team and other internal analysts to work collaboratively towards common goals and continuous improvement

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Degree in numerical or analytical subject i.e Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science
  • Experience in programming using Python and familiar with SQL
  • Basic knowledge of betting or financial markets
  • Interest in the nature of the business and working actively to identify areas of improvement
  • Experience of working within a commercial environment

Beneficial Skills and Experience

  • Masters/PhD in numerical subject
  • Experience with statistical modelling such as regression and machine learning
  • Experience in analysing and summarising large data sets
  • Programming experience with R

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