Gibraltar, Vienna, London, St Pauls
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.
 
Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionising the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.
 
We are looking for a passionate, and curious Data Scientist who will help us discover and monetise the information hidden in our unmatched data sets, helping us make smarter decisions to better serve our customers, and grow our products.

We work on exciting and novel machine learning problems, with a modern and evolving technology stack; finding the right answer, not just the first answer to these key initiatives.

We are a global team operating across the Entain portfolio, embedded into the business activities across all our geographies and brands; with a clear mandate to support customer acquisition, retention, and protection.

Our project portfolio is both broad and deep, and our work is visible and impactful to the company’s vision and success.

You can choose one of our established offices in London, Gibraltar or Vienna. You will benefit from access to learning resources and conferences and be part of a fun and inspirational work environment.

You will be a key player working alongside experienced data scientists on exciting initiatives which determine the future of our products (critically, you will not be focusing on building dashboard and reports).

 
Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Build models and machine-learning algorithms, taking the opportunity from ideation through to deployment in our live production environment
  • Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns, presenting the results in a commercial impactful manner
  • Extract and interpret the business insights and provide recommendations based on those insights
  • Apply mathematical rigor and a highly refined sense of both "where to look next" and "what to do instead" when performing your analysis
  • Undertake pre-processing of structured and unstructured data for your analytics
  • Conduct research and development activities, data exploration and discovery, develop prototypes, algorithms and proof of concepts, leveraging leading data science and technology solutions – bring in the best of the wider community to the team.
  • Communicate data collection and statistical methodologies and their results, to both technical and nontechnical audiences
  • Collaborate with other data scientists, analysts, product managers to ensure the business, product and technology meet internal needs and standards – be part of our community.

Occasional travel to other Entain office might be required.

 
Essential experience/skills:
 
  • Experienced in the application of data science, having applied these concepts in CRM or other commercial settings
  • Strong data science understanding and experience of solution delivery from idea to production
  • Pragmatic thinking & high degree of attention to detail; able to operate as an individual contributor, as well as part of a larger team
  • Experience in working with vast amounts of data to detect trends and patterns
  • Comfortable working with ambiguous requirements, and translating these into testable experiments, challenging and clarifying scope and success measures as needed.
  • Commercial acumen - interested in the business applications of the model not just the techniques behind the models themselves
  • Development experience in Python, SQL (including concepts like sliding window, partition based calculations); plus key concepts such as version control.

Desired

  • Exposure to optimisation problems and their practical solution
  • Experience working in a cloud environment
  • Experience in working with Airflow and Docker and other modern development / infrastructure tools
  • Familiarity with A/B testing techniques and prototyping
  • Familiarity with the e-Gaming industry (Sports betting, Casino, Poker, Bingo, etc.)

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.