Senior Quantitative Developer - Sports

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Excellent salary + equity (DOE)
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 25535

We are a recruiting a Lead / Senior Quantitative Developer to be based in London.

Our customer is a new start-up next generation betting exchange, with huge ambitions to grow and strong financial backing from investors.

You would be the first person into this team / department and the plan would be to hire others into the team as they grow.

They are offering a very good basic salary (dependent on experience) + stock options and other benefits.

About the role;

Starting specifically with football markets, we are looking to build an in-house team to develop and implement automated trading models across our exchange and provide liquidity for our retail users to bet/trade on.

Responsibilities;

You will be working on the following areas:

  • Analyse EPL player performance data
  • Designing statistical models
  • Research existing sports modelling techniques
  • Implement, monitor and iterate trading algorithms for both pre and in-play markets

Key Requirements;

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or similar STEM subject
  • 2 years or more experience in building quantitatively driven applications
  • Knowledge of statistics, econometrics or statistical learning
  • A keen interest in sports (ideally football)

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