31 (Unikrn)
About The Role
About Us
We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionizing the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves, and for the good of entertainment.

In 2021, Entain acquired unikrn to launch the company’s esports practice. Unikrn is one of the world’s preeminent esports betting platforms. Unikrn paved the wave in the sports betting industry by offering esports odds across 35 titles, as well as virtual esports and streamer betting. Unikrn also boasts a skill-based betting platform that allows players to wager on themselves in ranked matches in the world’s most popular gaming titles.

Objective of the role:

As a part of the Trading and Analytics team, you will be responsible for building, delivering and maintaining Machine Learning and Analytics models. The role will require you to work closely with stakeholders and clearly understand the business objectives to which models will be used to optimise business performance.

You will work closely with the Development team to productionise models in an end-to-end deployment framework, and be required to deliver ongoing performance reporting to broader business such as CRM, Marketing, Trading, Finance and Product.

The role requires someone who is eager to learn and work in a high performance environment. Develop themselves as an industry leading Data Scientist and willing to apply the latest modelling techniques.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • To build and maintain advanced statistical and analytical models for the Trading and Analytics team.

  • End-to-end productionisation of models while working closely with the development team.

  • Understand the business objectives and build models which optimise business performance.

  • Present and deliver models and ongoing performance reporting to broader business such as CRM, Marketing, Trading, Finance and Product.

  • Document and explain complex models in simple terms.

  • Develop the machine learning frameworks for the business.


Key Skills Required

  • Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Science, Mathematics or related discipline

  • 3+ years in an Data Science or Quant role

  • Proficient in Python and Git

  • Highly Proficient with packages such as pandas, numpy, scikit-learn

  • Knowledge of Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning processes, tools and techniques

  • Experience using deep learning frameworks such as keras, tensorflow, pytorch

  • Experience using Pycharm IDE, Jupyter Notebooks or similar

  • Experience with AWS tools such as Lambda, Sagemaker, S3

  • Ability to deploy end-to-end models

  • Previous experience in building ML Ops Frameworks

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Firm understanding of mathematics and statistics

  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives at once in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment

  • Collaborative mindset

  • Passion for esports/betting and gaming

  • Passion for learning and always improving yourself and the team around you

  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm and friendly at all times

  • Customer centric, "can do" attitude - always curious about their experience.


About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.