Location:
Gibraltar
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.
 
We are looking for a data scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to manage our customers better and deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our marketing strategy and products/processes.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create Machine Learning models and systems needed to optimise the Marketing and Customer management of an online gaming product. Models are applied to identify and solve underlying business logic problem statements.
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms and deploy those algorithms into a live production environment.
  • Conduct research and development activities, data exploration and discovery, develop prototypes, algorithms and proof of concepts, using leading data science and innovative Big Data solutions.
  • Present information using data visualization techniques
  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
  • Build data products to extract valuable business insights
  • Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes
  • Undertake pre-processing of structured and unstructured data
  • Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Marketing and Product development teams

Knowledge/Expertise/Qualifications:

  • The candidate should possess a degree in a quantitative field like Physics, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operational Research (or comparable studies)
  • SQL
  • Ability to code in R or Python
  • Experience in Base Management modelling - churn, propensities, forecasting
  • Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra)
  • Analytics mind-set skill with the ability to turn a business question / problem into an analytics plan, answering the question of what data to use, how to transform it, what methods / models to apply, how to turn the outcome into usable, actionable output
  • Put forward opportunities that can be solved through advanced analytics and then work to develop these plans
  • Will and skill to quickly learn about new fields.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Pragmatic thinking & high degree of attention to detail.
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the gambling space as we go. We’re experts in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to create products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.


Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.