Are you interested in Predictive Analytics for Sport? In this role you will act as a Data Scientist within the Group Modelling Team.

Skills & Experience required
You must possess a passion for data and sports with an in-depth level understanding of statistics and the application of statistical techniques to data analysis, specifically in the field of predictive model development.

  • Minimum 5 years’ commercial experience
  • Exceptional academic record
  • University studies in a quantitative field such as mathematics / statistics (or engineering) Bsc (hons), MSc+
  • PHD & Research Background
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Predictive Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Open Source – Python, Spark
  • Experience using quantitative software packages (R, Python, Matlab, Mathematica)
  • Exposure to big data processing frameworks (Apache Flink, Spark, Beam) is an advantage
  • Exposure to object-orientated programming or a scripting language is an advantage
  • Knowledge of SQL / understanding of relational database concepts is an advantage
  • Proficient Excel / Tableau skills, with ability to analyse and present summary level data effectively
  • Strong problem solving skills, ability to work in a team with an eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills with fluency in English and excellent writing skills
  • A passion for Sports

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