Quantitative Analyst

9939 United Kingdom, Leeds Business Intelligence Permanent

The role: Quantitative Analyst

We are looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join our busy and dynamic Analytics team, to be based in our Leeds office.

Why we need you:

Within Data and Analytics, the Analytics Solutions team is going to lead in the area of Data products and Analytical methodologies. We want to promote an insight driven culture across the company, offering advanced services, standard methodologies and knowledge sharing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research or develop methodologies and best practices for analytics across the organization
  • Find opportunities for automation and build solutions that enable the business to work smarter and faster
  • Be able to model sophisticated problems and to perform large scale simulations
  • Explore data to craft business value and provide stakeholder foresight and confidence from data insights and simulations

Who are we looking for:

  • A Degree in a quantitative area (Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science) or equivalent
  • Knowledge of the gaming industry
  • Experience with large datasets and analysis tools (Python, R, KNIME, or equivalent) and fluency in SQL
  • Experience in applying statistical techniques to problems (e.g. hypothesis testing, causal impact, regression analysis, time series analysis, or similar)
  • Highly numerate individual with a genuine passion for logic problem solving, whilst also having a curious mind, always questioning why.
  • Ability to think through complex problems and clearly and concisely communicate sophisticated ideas.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Previous experience in the online gaming industry, or a genuine interest for Poker, Sports or Casino betting
  • Strong programmatic ability, ideally with experience of building automated solutions (e.g. GUIs), in any language
  • Knowledge and prior use of version control (GitHub, BitBucket etc.)

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 Leeds.

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
  • looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of £1,000 for your new addition whilst working for us
  • discounted gym membership
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a zoom/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 the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter 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.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com

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