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Quantitative Sports Researcher

Susquehanna International Group
Quantitative Sports Researcher
Philadelphia, US
161,000 - 258,000
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Job Description


At SIG, the Sports Analytics team builds statistical forecasting models that help provide liquidity for the sports betting industry. These models are vital to creating new trading strategies and informing decision-makers about the distribution of game events. By joining our Sports Analytics team, you will be part of a group that is passionate about mathematics, gaming, and technology.

In this role, you will

  • Immerse yourself in sports analytics research

  • Empirically test ideas using real industry data

  • Write programs to implement models and simulate outcomes

  • Discuss and collaborate with fellow researchers, traders, and technologists

What we're looking for

  • Graduating Master's or PhD students in a quantitatively-driven field
  • Solid, analytical problem-solving skills and excellent logical reasoning
  • Exceptional communication skills, both in the ability to understand others and to make yourself clearly understood
  • Strong, practical computer programing skills
  • Demonstrated experience working on sports analytics projects
  • Understanding of US Sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL) and world sports (soccer, tennis, golf, cricket)
  • Intermittent international travel may be required

SIG does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or search firms. Any resume or referral submitted in the absence of a signed agreement will become the property of SIG and no fee will be paid.

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