Grstats Forum

Sports modelling vacancies - Smartodds Ltd - London

Πήγαινε κάτω

Sports modelling vacancies - Smartodds Ltd - London

Δημοσίευση από grstats Την / Το Δευ 10 Μάης 2010 - 21:37

Please see below for details of vacancies in 2 separate roles at our company, Smartodds Ltd. The closing date for this round of applications is 30/06/2010 although for the right candidates we are flexible on start dates.

For further information about the company and our roles, please visit our website at http://www.smartodds.co.uk. For queries or applications, please e-mail careers@smartodds.co.uk, quoting the job reference and attaching a CV and covering letter to applications. We politely note that we will not respond to any approaches from recruitment agencies.


ABOUT SMARTODDS:

Smartodds is a privately owned company providing statistical research and football modelling services in the betting sector. We are based in north London, and employ in excess of 40 UK employees together with a larger number of consultants based globally.

Founded in 2004, Smartodds has a proven record of providing exceptional services to our clients. We are a growing company and work in an exciting and fast-paced industry of which we are a market leader.

Smartodds' people are the key to its success. We have an exceptional team, comprising statistically trained quantitative analysts, innovative software developers, expert football analysts and experienced traders. And as a growing company, we are looking to recruit. We have positions in each of these teams for outstanding individuals who have (or expect to gain) good mathematically based degrees.

________________________________

VACANCY: Quantitative Analysts
LOCATION: London
SALARY: Competitive
REF: QTA100107

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Postgraduate qualified (at least M.Sc., Ph.D. preferred) mathematicians required to work as Quantitative Analysts for our dynamic football betting consultancy. We expect self-motivated individuals with experience in developing and implementing mathematical or statistical models. Your CV should speak for itself.

We offer a relaxed, but professional and fast paced working environment and an excellent salary package, depending on experience and qualifications.

As part of the Quantitative Team the roles will involve researching and applying innovative new methods to develop and implement predictive statistical models for sporting events, in order to provide a basis for our traders to make profitable betting decisions on behalf of our clients.

We have several positions at this level in our established football modelling team, and several others in our newly formed teams for modelling other sports (Basketball, American Football, Baseball, Ice Hockey and Tennis). These positions offer exciting opportunities to be involved in model development from the ground up.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:


* Post graduate qualification (at least M.Sc., Ph.D. preferred) in mathematics, statistics or another subject with considerable mathematical content



* Experience in developing and implementing mathematical or statistical models



* Knowledge and experience of computer programming (preferably in C++, C, R or Python)



* Enthusiasm, self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines with a versatile approach to problem solving



* The ability to plan, analyse and evaluate work as required



* An interest in and knowledge of football, basketball, American football, baseball, ice hockey or tennis


DESIRABLE SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:


* Experience of using relational databases (preferably MySQL)



* A good record of strong team working skills



________________________________

VACANCY: Football Traders / Analysts
LOCATION: London
SALARY: Competitive
REF: TRA100107


JOB DESCRIPTION:

We have 2 positions for highly numerate graduates to work as a Football Traders / Analysts for our dynamic football betting consultancy. We expect self-motivated and hard-working individuals with an encyclopedic knowledge of football. Your schedule will be dictated by the times of football matches meaning you must have a flexible approach to working hours. Your CV should speak for itself.

We offer a relaxed, but professional and fast paced working environment and an excellent salary package, depending on experience and qualifications.

As part of an important team, the roles will involve in-depth analysis of both past and upcoming football matches. The successful candidates will be able to consolidate a wide range of information, in order to help make profitable betting decisions on behalf of our clients.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:


* A first or upper second class degree in a subject with high mathematical and / or statistical content (with an A in A-Level mathematics)



* In-depth knowledge and huge passion for football (this will be thoroughly tested at interview stage)



* Enthusiasm, self-motivation and the ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines



* The ability to plan, analyse and evaluate work as required


DESIRABLE SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS:


* Literacy in I.T.



* Proficiency in a foreign language



* Acute attention to detail
avatar
grstats

Posts : 726
Join date : 21/10/2009

http://stat-athens.aueb.gr/~grstats/

Επιστροφή στην κορυφή Πήγαινε κάτω

Επιστροφή στην κορυφή


 
Δικαιώματα σας στην κατηγορία αυτή
Δεν μπορείτε να απαντήσετε στα Θέματα αυτής της Δ.Συζήτησης