An established city based start-up requires an individual to own and update their sports and financial models, which have been developed by statistical consultants.
The company provides sports finance and risk transfer products to the sports sector, through the use of proprieatry modelling software.
You will be responsible for helping to drive the direction of the trading simulation models and liasing with other analysts as well as the sales teams.
The main focus for the company in terms of sports covered is football, golf, tennis and motorsport.
Main duties & responsibilities :
Develop and manage all model and statistical analysis for sports performance
Research and analyse global sports betting markets, data and statistics in order to support the prop trading strategy
Assist in driving and directing the development of trading simulation models for the football and horse racing markets in both in-running and pre-match.
You should have :
A degree in Mathematics, Statistics or related discipline. An MSc or PhD would be a bonus
A minimum of two years experience in a modelling, analysis, statistics management role (statistical, artificial intelligence & operational research techniques), with experience of working with statistical analysis, preferably sports related
Extremely strong mathematical background, with a high level of experience in Excel, VBA and data manipulation
Keen interest in sports and statistical analysis is essential and a solid understanding of the betting and gaming industry
Fluency in written and spoken English language
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