Sports Quantitative Analyst
Pentasia
London
13d ago

Job Profile

Pentasia are currently working with a passionate, forward-thinking, innovative company where things are always happening.

Our client is an industry leading sports data company use mathematics to predict the outcomes of all kinds of sports globally from Golf to NFL and everything in-between.

Using existing and developing their own machine learning techniques; they have built a number of best-in-class sports models in the industry.

You will have the chance to join a growing company with a great career progression path in terms of the technical challenge you will be using mathematical techniques and modelling to improve the overall performance of the Quant team and company.

Ideally the right candidate will work quickly, are competitive self-starters, smart and do what is needed.

You will need :

  • A strong mathematics-based degree from a top university ideally MSc or PhD.
  • A solid understanding of the fundamentals of statistical prediction (such as Regression Analysis)
  • A keen interest in sports and sports betting.
  • To be available to start after May 2019.
  • Nice to haves :

  • Experience with - Statistics, Statistical Data Analysis, Data Science, Machine Learning, Python Programming, C++, R, Programming, Java would be advantageous
  • Postgraduate qualifications are preferred.

    Interview Process

  • Telephone interview
  • At-home sports modeling exercise
  • Face-to-face interview
  • If you are interested in this role please send your CV and a covering letter to

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