Quantitative Research Analyst

Job Location:

Saint Julian's, Malta

Job Description:

Job Description

The Quantitative Research Analyst is part of the Bookmaking’s QR team which develops & maintain statistical models and tools to assist mainly bookmakers, traders and risk managers in their daily work.

  • Developing statistical models and algorithms (e.g. creating automated odds) in the context of sports betting. Including implementation and evaluation
  • Testing and reviewing quality and accuracy of automated odds in place in several different ways using historical data
  • Supporting implementation and testing of the developed models within the betting software together with development teams
  • Gathering data from a SQL database by either writing simple queries or do simple adjustments to existing ones
  • Serving as a general supporter in statistical questions mainly for the Bookmakers as well as for other departments

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate has a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics or other related disciplines
  • Good knowledge in R or a related language and the eagerness to learn R
  • Knowledge of SQL scripting
  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role (for instance in the financial trading industry) is considered as a strong asset
  • Previous work experience in a sports or betting context is considered an asset



Additional Information

The Bookmaking Department is in charge of Tipico’s core service - the sports betting offer.



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Contact Information:

Contact: Human Resources
Tipico
Website: www.tipico.com

Posted:

December 29, 2017
UID: 405999912442285

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