Sports Analysis Team Leader

Position Ref: SATL0917BW




Closing date

November 17, 2017


bet365, one the world’s leading online gambling companies, is a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. We have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an unrivalled online experience to more than 21 million customers in 18 languages.

The Sports Analysis team are looking for a Team Leader to join this exciting and vital part of the bet365 family at our offices based in Staffordshire.

The team is responsible for designing, creating and maintaining the mathematical models used by the trading tools.

You will be joining an innovative group of analysts, with the exciting opportunity to link a general passion for sport with your analytical and technical skills through taking a lead role within the team.


Main Responsibilities:

• Gaining and maintaining a good understanding of the logic, pricing algorithms and technical solutions that the team are responsible for.
• Enforcing governance around quality, rules, standards and process within the team.
• Ensuring the solution meets the needs of the business.
• Ensuring the analysis and development process is conducted in a timely fashion.
• Planning and tracking progress of work as prioritised by the business.
• Acting as the point of contact for other teams such as development teams, trading, product and test.
• Mentoring members of the team and ensure distribution of knowledge.
• Assisting with the appraisal and review process, alongside other performance-related feedback.

Knowledge and Experience:

• A degree in a Mathematical/Computer Science discipline or relevant professional experience.
• Excellent understanding of probability and statistics.
• Knowledge of the online gambling industry.
• Experience with sports betting models.
• Experience with technologies such as VB.NET, C#, SQL, VB6, Excel, VBA.
• Experience with analysis of large data sets.
• Experience in a senior, lead or management role.
• Jira Issue Management.
• Solid understanding of Windows and Office applications.

Skills and Attributes:

• A keen interest in a wide range of sports.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong team player.
• Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail.
• Ability to multi task and manage multiple streams of activity shifting focus regularly.
• Committed and flexible with a can do attitude towards work.

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