Salary:
Competitive + Bonus
Location:
Stratford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role

Wanna be a “Quant” working for brands like Ladbrokesbwin and Coral? We bet you do.  

You’ll deal with complex questions around sports betting and online gaming together in a team of highly skilled Mathematicians. Sounds exciting? 

There is even more: you’ll improve the performance of our mathematical models, which are used in products dealing with hundreds of millions of pounds, and thereby directly influence the company results.  

 

What you'll be doing:

  • Build, implement and maintain mathematical and probability models for sports betting and Customer Management based on sound mathematical principles.
  • Follow a data-driven approach by collecting information from databases and bookmakers.
  • Work with Trading teams, key stakeholders, and product managers to understand requirements for trading and risk management tools.
  • Demonstrate technical skills and abilities with technologies used.
  • Act as a conduit between Trading, IT, and other key stakeholders being able to explain mathematical models to non-mathematicians such as Trading Operations, Client Risk etc. in the delivery of trading and risk management tools.
  • Review the existing modelling techniques and come up with new approaches where required, sometimes in ambitious timelines. 
  • Ensure that solutions delivered are fit for purpose and appropriately tested so that standards are upheld to a high level. 

 

What you'll need:

  • A University degree (ideally MA / Ph.D.) in Mathematics and/or some field in applied mathematics such as statistics, control theory or theoretical physics.
  • Ideally, you’ve already worked with quantitative finance modelling or similar role within the gaming industry or exposure to a trading department where modelling / quant data research has been practised.
  • Experience in finding patterns in data and applying machine learning techniques to derive models.
  • A highly organised and structured approach to work.
  • Keen on challenges that require you to head into the unknown in search of a novel solution, and you have the drive to deliver it in full detail.
  • Willed and skilled to learn new domain fields quickly and being able to apply your knowledge and skills to new challenges immediately. 

Bonus Points for:

  • An understanding of Agile development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of Mathematica, R (or some other statistical software), SQL and F# (.Net & OOP) is an advantage.
 
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About The Company

We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 24,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together. Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world 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.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.
 

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.