Salary:
Competitive with excellent benefits + bonus
Location:
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 The Company

rovWe’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.