Graduate Opportunity

Bet Execution Specialist

London

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Who are we?

Star Lizard is the world’s leading sports betting consultancy. We have been at the forefront of sports betting for over 10 years and we’re world renowned as the leader in the field. 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. 

Our Execution team play a pivotal role in consolidating the efforts of multiple departments, ensuring the value of Starlizards opinion is maximised via the global markets. Combining market experience with cutting edge technology and a tenacious work ethic, we transact in the most efficient manner in order to provide the best outcome for our clients.

Role Overview

The successful candidate will join an established team of betting market experts, whose primary responsibility is to ensure bets are placed at optimum levels of price and stake. Through monitoring and analysing betting markets in a growing number of sports, value bets are executed via various platforms  which utilise global liquidity to its fullest. 

The role requires a flexible approach to working hours as dictated by the sporting schedules. Regularly including weekends, early mornings and evenings.

Opportunities will arise with experience which could be in a variety of areas depending on your interests and strengths. There will also be opportunities to contribute to developing new methods and fresh ideas to help continually improve our processes and decisions.

What type of candidate are you?

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

A genuine interest in betting and betting or financial markets is useful but not essential, whilst a strong interest and understanding of various sports is required.

The ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure is essential. A confident approach to risk is required, as making decisions with potentially significant financial implications are commonplace within this role.

What skills will you have?

  • A 2:1 or higher, preferably in a numerate or analytical degree 
  • An A or higher in Maths GCSE 
  • A very strong and flexible work ethic
  • A passion in a range of sports

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. Please detail which sports you are most interested in including the teams or people you are most interested in and why you follow them.
  3. This role involves a lot of shift work due to when sport is played including weekends, late nights and early mornings. What challenges do you think this creates and how would you manage them?
  4. Can you point to a new software or technology you recently worked with and explain how you came to learn it?
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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