Graduate Opportunity

Cricket Betting Market Analyst

Maths/Finance/Analytics.

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This is a unique opportunity to join a successful and pioneering sports betting consultancy. Through a combination of cutting-edge research, analytical thought and a constant desire to question and improve, we maintain our position at the forefront of the sports betting market.

The Research, Betting and Execution teams work seamlessly with our Data Analytics and Tech departments to not only identify value, but to get our opinion into the market, filling our clients’ desired stake at the optimal price.

Role Overview

Working with an established small team, the successful candidate will monitor and analyse live cricket betting markets and execute value bets on behalf of clients.

There will also be an opportunity to develop new methods to continually improve our processes and decisions. This will require an analytical approach to problem solving and a deep knowledge of cricket betting markets.

This role requires a confident approach to managing risk particularly when under pressure.

The role requires a flexible approach to working hours as dictated by the cricket schedule, and will regularly include weekends, early mornings and evenings.

What type of candidate are you?

  • The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate with strong mathematical and numerical aptitude.
  • You will have some experience and interest in betting or financial markets.
  • You will also have strong observational and analytical skills so that patterns in market behaviour can be recognised and interpreted. This requires high levels of concentration and accuracy throughout the matches assigned to you.
  • An interest in cricket is important, you’ll need to enjoy watching a lot of cricket played at different levels and in different formats around the world.
  • The ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure is essential, as is working effectively with other members of the team.

What skills will you have?

  • A 2:1 or higher in a numerate or analytical degree An A in Maths A-Level
  • A strong interest in betting and ideally cricket Interest in a range of sports in general
  • Experience with statistics and programming may be beneficial

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. Give a brief summary of your betting experience including types of bets that interest you most, and why? Feel free to refer to sports betting or any other risk-taking activity.
  2. If you were tasked with putting £100 on England to win the Ashes this winter how would you go about it?
  3. Give an example of where you have used mathematics or computer programming to solve a problem
  4. How long have you been interested in cricket? What is the best day’s cricket you have attended? What is your playing experience?
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Multiple UK Locations

Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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