Job ID

505173

Industry

IT & Telecomms / IT - Other

Salary

£70000 - £80000
Per Annum

Location

Greater London

Job Type

Permanent / Full Time

Data Scientist (Online Gaming)

Are you an experienced Data Scientist? Do you have experience in Online Gaming and would like to work for one of the UK’s leading providers of sports betting software?

Hurren & Hope is proud to be partnering with a leading provider of sports betting software.

We are partnering with a hugely successful business in London who are hiring for a Data Scientist on a permanent, full-time basis.
Our client is at the forefront of their industry and have recently expanded and upgrade their platform, adding new features to even further satisfy their customers. You will be working with cutting edge technology in a collaborative environment of friendly, sociable developers and data professionals.

The role:

  • Developing and improving existing strategies and player profiling techniques
  • Modelling sports outcomes
  • Understanding betting market dynamics through data analysis
  • Implementing new strategies

Experience required:

  • SQL and other database tools
  • 3 years experience working with Big Data in a commercial environment
  • Experience with online gaming – player profiling, sports modelling for e.g.
  • Programming experience – Python, R, SAS
  • Machine Learning algorithms

Bonus points for AWS, Spark and Jupyter experience…

Traits:

  • A self starting, independent worker
  • Logical problem solver
  • Collaborative, able to work productively in a team where required

The company:

  • A collaborative, casual environment.
  • Equally happy to get into ‘crunch’ mode but passionate about work-life balance and flexibility
  • Easily accessible via public transport
  • Open to fully remote candidates
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private health care
  • Generous holiday allowance

This represents an opportunity to work with one of the industry’s leading businesses and they will support you in continuous development, exposure to cutting edge technology and ongoing career opportunities as well as regular pay reviews.

If you are curious as to how your career could develop in this organisation, please reach out to Brady at Hurren & Hope via brady@hurrenandhope.com who would be more than happy to chat.

Here at Hurren and Hope, we strive to create an ethical relationship amongst our numerous prestigious clients and candidates. This is an avenue built on not only a vast array of knowledge and credibility but also the priority we place on people ahead of sales targets, breeding a high level of mutual trust and respect. Thank you for your interest, it’s about the people, not sales!
  
This role is open to UK residents, offering fully remote or London working.

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