Star Recruitment have been tasked with assisting in finding a Quantitative Analyst focussing on US Sports.
They are seeking a highly motivated Quantitative Analyst to join their sports modelling team, located in South West London.
You will be working for a well-known and growing sports betting company, developing the pricing and trading software that drives its sportsbook.
The successful applicant will be responsible for combining mathematical analysis with an in-depth sports knowledge to expand their statistics-driven US Sports offering.
You will be responsible for the development of predictive models for a range of US sports markets.
Retrospectively analysing market performances and model improvements.
Acquisition, storage and analysis or US sports data.
Problem solving and analysis in other areas of the business as and when required.
The ideal candidate will have a degree within a quantitative subject, such as mathematics, statistics or physics with an in depth knowledge of sports, ideally American Football, Basketball, Baseball and Ice Hockey.
Experience analysing data and knowledge of appropriate statistical and machine learning techniques.
Experience/Knowledge of, statistical programming languages – Such as Excel/VBA, Python or R.
Any commercial experience within a sports betting or research environment and understanding of betting methodology or practices is highly desirable.
You will need strong organisational skills and the ability to work independently whilst being able to communicate effectively.
Our client offers a collaborative working environment, with a great potential for career progression within the betting industry, private health care and a company pension scheme.