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Quant Analyst - Sports, Gambling/Python, C++/statistical modelling

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent

Description:

Sports Betting company is looking for a Quant Analyst to join them in a permanent position, based in London.

You will be part of an exciting environment, predicting outcomes of professional sports on behalf of our clients.

You'll have plenty of autonomy to execute your models from idea to code to validation to (hopefully) deployment, integrating your well documented and tested code into our internal libraries to help in prediction for at least one of the above sports.

Skills and Experience - Sports betting/Gaming/Gambling background is desired

Essential:

Extensive experience of probabilistic and statistical modelling

Strong programming skills in one high level language such as R or Python

Ability to communicate results to those with and without specialist knowledge

Desirable (but don't worry if you don't have these)

Knowledge of and interest in professional ice hockey, football, tennis, baseball

At least three years of work experience for those without PhDs

Good programming skills in C++ and/or Julia

Experience with and/or knowledge of Bayesian models, state space models, filtering and smoothing, computational statistics and approximate inference methods

Experience with and/or knowledge of machine and statistical learning, deep neural networks, feature engineering, reinforcement learning, dynamic optimisation and optimal control

Experience with automated trading systems

Strong software development foundations

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Job Details

1103419319
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London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ - Annual Annual