Data Analyst - Risk & Trading

Company:
Location: Dublin

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The Role…

Do you have a passion for learning and a head for numbers? Do you have a honours degree in a numerate or technical discipline? do you have proven excellence in subjects with a mathematical or statistical focus? What about a knowledge of SQL and experience of manipulating large datasets an advantage?

In this role, you'll operate as an internal consultant across our Racing and Sports operations with scope extending to trading performance, risk management, exchange, promotions, customer behaviours, for retail and online. Using your numerical and technology capabilities you will play a key role in research & communication of results to these teams and senior management.

This is a great opportunity for somebody who wants to work in an environment where curiosity is rewarded and people are empowered to commitment to projects. Successful candidates will be tasked with a range or duties aligned to offering a first-class experience for our customers. You will also have the opportunity to progress within the department or cross functionally.


What You'll be Doing…

Would you be able to deliver high-quality quantitative analysis and tools to aid more accurate pricing, optimum pricing strategy and effective risk management decisions? Can you help us to improve our understanding of customer behaviour, effectiveness of promotions and specials, exchange activity?

  • Demonstrate accurate insights and predictions using visualisations and clear explanations of results, recommendations, methods, biases and limitations;
  • Bring your data insights to life and drive them to be actioned efficiently by delivering scalable solutions such as user interfaces and automated reporting.
  • Take responsibility to learn the necessary skills and techniques, in order to work with independence, integrity and accuracy;
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to effectively identify areas for improvement, and support their strategic objectives;

What We're Looking for…

Do you have a honours degree in a numerate or technical discipline? do you have proven excellence in subjects with a mathematical or statistical focus? What about a knowledge of SQL and experience of manipulating large datasets an advantage?

Other skills that are advantageous;

  • Knowledge of statistical or programming software and techniques (e.g. in R, Python, C#, VBA , etc.)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Interest in the gambling industry, sports or horse racing a distinct advantage

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