Quant Analyst - Sports, Gambling/Python, C++/statistical modelling
Posted on Feb 21, 2021 by Scope AT Limited
Sports Betting company is looking for a Quant Analyst to join them in a permanent position, based in London.
You will be part of an exciting environment, predicting outcomes of professional sports on behalf of our clients.
You'll have plenty of autonomy to execute your models from idea to code to validation to (hopefully) deployment, integrating your well documented and tested code into our internal libraries to help in prediction for at least one of the above sports.
Skills and Experience - Sports betting/Gaming/Gambling background is desired
Extensive experience of probabilistic and statistical modelling
Strong programming skills in one high level language such as R or Python
Ability to communicate results to those with and without specialist knowledge
Desirable (but don't worry if you don't have these)
Knowledge of and interest in professional ice hockey, football, tennis, baseball
At least three years of work experience for those without PhDs
Good programming skills in C++ and/or Julia
Experience with and/or knowledge of Bayesian models, state space models, filtering and smoothing, computational statistics and approximate inference methods
Experience with and/or knowledge of machine and statistical learning, deep neural networks, feature engineering, reinforcement learning, dynamic optimisation and optimal control
Experience with automated trading systems
Strong software development foundations
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