Junior Quantitative Analyst

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Junior Quantitative Analyst

Details

  • Work Location Type:
    Hybrid
  • Office:
  • Type of Employment:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Reference Number:
    TEC2208

About Kindred

Kindred Group is a digital entertainment pioneer bringing together nine successful online gambling brands, forming one of the largest online gambling groups in the world. Our purpose is to transform gambling by being a trusted source of entertainment that contributes positively to society. Our goal is that 0% revenue is derived from harmful gambling.

Our global team of more than 2000 people represents 70+ nationalities. When you join Kindred, you'll be part of a collaborative, diverse and inclusive team that has your best interest at heart. We are a trusting company that knows the value of a healthy work-life balance. We offer a wide range of benefits, along with annual bonus, which is tied to both company and your individual performance.

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The role

The Quant Team is focused on developing quantitative sport models, taking models from prototype to production. The team is an important component of the vision for the future evolution of the Kindred Sportsbook Platform (KSP).   

The Quant Team is split into two workstreams: Quant Research and Quant Engineering. We are looking to recruit a talented Junior Quantitative Analyst to join the Research team to contribute to our sports modelling efforts. Your work will help to deliver functionality, tools and models to support our broader objectives.

 

What you will do

  • Research, develop and assess probabilistic pricing models across multiple sports. 
  • Analyse and prepare data and assist with data quality for use in models and model evaluation tools. 
  • Write code that follows best practices and facilitates collaboration and re-usability by other team members. 
  • Support the delivery of Quant Team projects by working with senior Quant Team members and broader stakeholders. 
  • Promote work and contributions for use within the team and the wider business, through conversations, reports and presentations. 

 

Your experience

  • Commercial and/or academic experience in a similar role 
  • Interest in applying modelling techniques to sporting events 
  • Basic to intermediate programming skills in Python and SQL. 
  • Able to explain complex topics to non-specialists in an accessible manner. 
  • A problem-solving growth mindset with the ability to pick up new tools and concepts quickly. 
  • Able to interact in a constructive manner with colleagues in the Quant team 
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty, with the flexibility to learn by iteration. 
  • Ability to make well informed decisions based on data and to prioritise effectively. 

 

Nice to have:

  • Undergraduate, Masters or PhD degree in a STEM subject. 
  • Experience manipulating, exploring and analysing data sets using libraries such as pandas and using numerical and scientific libraries such as Numpy and Scipy. 
  • Experience with widely used probabilistic programming and machine learning libraries such as Stan, PyMC3, Scikit-Learn, Keras, Tensorflow or PyTorch. 
  • Exposure to cloud computing, ideally AWS. 

 

Our Way Of Working

Our world is hybrid.

A career is not a sprint. It’s a marathon. One of the perks of joining us is that we value you as a person first. Our hybrid world allows you to focus on your goals and responsibilities and lets you self-organise to improve your deliveries and get the work done in your own way.

Application Process

Click on the “Apply Now” button and complete the short web form. Please add your CV and covering letter in English to let us know your motivation for applying and your salary expectation. Our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch soon. Kindred is an equal opportunities employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. As such we oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace. We create equal opportunities for all our applicants and will treat people equally regardless of and not limited to, gender, ages, disability, race, sexual orientation. We are committed not only to our legal obligations but also to the positive promotion that equal opportunities bring to our operations as set out in our sustainability framework. Kindred has an ESG rating of AAA by MCSI.

 
 

Details

  • Work Location Type:
    Hybrid
  • Office:
  • Type of Employment:
    Full Time Permanent
  • Reference Number:
    TEC2208

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London
Kindred House, 17-25 Hartfield Road, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom, SW19 3SE
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Benefits

Well-being allowance
Learning and development opportunities
Inclusion networks
Charity days
Long service awards
Private medical insurance
Life assurance and income protection
Employee Assistance Programme
Pension

Meet the recruiter

Lisa Begum

lisa.begum@kindredgroup.com

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