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Sports Betting Analyst

Big Data & Machine Learning

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$80k - 120k per year
united-states
Permanent
12th April 2019

I am working with a Sports Betting company building a team of experienced analysts to help develop a cutting-edge collection of sports betting and prediction products. You will be an integral part of the Sports Betting Analytics team, and working alongside our Data Science team, you will play a pivotal role by maximizing the value of our data and helping reach our growth targets for the coming years.

You will need top notch problem solving skills, at least a casual interest in the sports or betting markets, and most importantly experience with statistical methods for data mining.

Responsibilities:

  • Applying statistical methods to analyze, interpret, and functionalize data
  • Acquire data from main or secondary data sources and regulate databases/data systems
  • Research trends in the sports and gaming industry to stay on top of new developments
  • Provide stakeholders with valuable insights to optimize of sportsbook management
  • Aid in the development of models that depict trends in customer base and consumer population
  • Support data integrity, data mining and normalization
  • Identify opportunities where data can make an impact and promote data-led decisions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in quantitative field from a top accredited university
  • Experience in highly quantitative or analytical utilization of large data sets
  • Strong knowledge of statistics and probability
  • Experience using statistical computing languages
  • Understanding of Python, SQL, R, or related data processing languages
  • Passion to work in sports and the related betting markets

 

Experience in sports analytics is strongly preferred

 

$70-$130K pending experience and a great equity package

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