Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Football Analysts

London. 2 vacancies available.

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The role requires a flexible approach to working hours as dictated by the football calendar and therefore will regularly include weekends and evenings.

Role Overview

The role is one of the most exciting and prestigious in the betting industry, analysing football information to help identify the best value bets in the global football betting market.

What type of candidate are you?

The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with strong mathematical and numerical aptitude. 

A very strong interest in football is essential, you’ll need to enjoy watching a lot of football played at different levels across the globe.

The ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure is also essential. You’ll be comfortable working independently at times although working effectively with other members of the team is essential. 

What will you be doing?

Working with an established team, the successful candidate will be responsible for handling various processes in the run up to matches, whilst continuing to develop league and player knowledge as well as applying football know-how to different scenarios.

The role will also involve watching live football matches, which will include analysing information to help drive the process of identifying value bets on behalf of our clients.

There will also be opportunities to contribute to developing new methods and fresh ideas to help continually improve our processes and decisions.

What skills will you have?

  • A 2:1 or higher, preferably in a numerate or analytical degree 
  • An A in Maths A-Level 
  • A very strong and flexible work ethic
  • A passion for football and a strong knowledge of players across different leagues

Benefits

  • State of the art gym
  • Free freshly cooked meals
  • Free coffee and panini bar
  • Private medical insurance
  • Games room with pool tables and table tennis
  • Team bonding budget
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle scheme

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How to Apply

An immediate start is available for the right individual. Please answer the following questions and send your tailored CV to: careers@starlizard.com

  1. Who do you think has been the best signing this summer and why?
  2. What leagues do you enjoy watching most and why?
  3. What do you think about VAR? How could it improve?
  4. Who do you rate as the best football manager at present, for what reasons?
  5. Sum up your experience of betting. What type of bets interest you most, and why?
  6. If you bet yourself, what would you consider to be your best-ever bet? Explain why you chose that bet.
     
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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