Game Integrity Data Team Manager

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8508 St Julian's, Malta Poker Permanent

The role: Game Integrity Data Team Manager

We are looking for a Game Integrity Data Team Manager to join our Malta service office.

Are you our next star player?

The Game Integrity Data Team Manager leads a team of analysts responsible for all Game Integrity analytics, tool development and data support. Key responsibilities are improving bot detection, developing anti-fraud methodologies for new products and features, and supporting all data requests.

Why we need you:

  • Propose new methods, strategies and tools for identifying playing patterns and patterns in associated data which may suggest fraudulent behaviour from the player
  • Proactively analyse customer behaviour data to produce data driven insights on anomalies and emerging trends relating to potentially fraudulent activity to be reported back to the Group
  • Make risk assessments on new products/features, and develop and implement risk mitigation strategies as required
  • Facilitate all data and analysis request coming from Game Integrity and PIO
  • Train, develop, assign projects and ensure the quality of the work of a team of data and statistics analysts

Who we are looking for?

  • Expert command of SQL and Python
  • Experience managing a team of analysts in a fraud analytics environment
  • Understanding of game theory optimal (GTO) poker solutions
  • Ability to query and analyse behavioural data in order to identify patterns of fraud
  • Experience creating mathematical and statistical models in order to evaluate solutions to business problems
  • Ability to forecast future levels of fraud based on current business data
  • Fundamental understand of database architecture, particularly as it applies to large and distributed datasets
  • Experience with different machine learning algorithms
  • Rigorous approach to problem solving, with the ability to take an idea from concept all the way to implementation
  • Knowledge of the online poker industry
  • Effective communication of data driven concepts and strategies to stakeholders

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Degree, or equivalent, in a technical field (i.e. Engineering, Computer Science, etc.)
  • Knowledge of the wider online gaming industry
  • Experience playing online poker
  • Knowledge of components of computer and network architecture, such as general hardware, remote control software, virtual machines, VPNs, etc.
  • Knowledge of additional programming languages

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Malta.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • 1000 EUR as a congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • cash allowance for lunch.

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

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