Salary:
Competitive with excellent benefits + bonus
United Kingdom
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're looking for a Senior Product Analyst to join the Sports Product Back End team.

Ideally, you will have extensive previous experience of working with various back-end trading and operation management systems as well as a strong grasp of sports-model development and Trading. We're looking for excellent interpersonal, organisational, and analytical skills combined with a collaborative approach to work.

You will be part of a small team of Product Analysts, feeding into the larger Sports Product Back End organisation and will be involved in the creation, refinement and integration of sport-betting models and feeds as well as in the optimisation of functionality for multiple back-end systems.

 

What you’ll be doing:  

    • Close collaboration with the Entain Quants function to drive consistent improvement in the accuracy of new and existing trading models through data analysis and detailed price validation testing.
    • Continually evaluate ways to improve efficiency within price validation.
    • Optimisation of existing functionality and parameters (delays, limits, overrounds, sports logic etc) within back-end systems to generate maximum benefit for both internal users and external customers.
    • Mentor more junior members of the team to help enhance the overall capability and efficiency of the Product Analyst function.
    • Active role in the delivery process of new models and trading functionality releases through rigorous User Acceptance Testing.
    • Prepare clear user documentation and lead ‘business readiness’ sessions with key stakeholders to ensure operational alignment ahead of Sports Product Back End deliveries.
    • Work closely with Product Managers and Business Analysts to ensure stakeholder requirements are correctly captured and constructively challenge & enhance these to ensure they deliver on the product vision.

  

What we need from you: 

    • A detailed understanding of the sports betting industry and the various features & functionality available across the sector.
    • Experience working for a Sportsbook would be highly desireable (preferably in a sports trading role)
    • Holistic understanding of the core elements that drive the trading content of a sportsbook
    • Comprehensive knowledge of a wide range of sports with the ability to quickly identify the key strategies/game theory that underpin them.
    • Experience using/working with sportsbook backend systems and third-party data/pricing feeds.
    • Exceptional mathematical skills combined with an analytical mindset and a passion for problem solving.
    • Knowledge of key modelling approaches used within sports betting models.

  

Ready to bring it on? Bring your resilience to Entain and you can be bold. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

 
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About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.