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Trading Analyst

London, UK

Description

We are DraftKings. We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fuelled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence. 

As Senior Trading Analyst, you will be working in a team of professionals, providing improvements and solutions of key issues to DK B2B and B2C. Using an analytical approach and methodology you will be expected to provide visibility to key stakeholders into data-driven insights that form the business strategic direction and KPIs for Sports trading.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide visibility into data-driven insights that form the business’ strategic direction and KPIs to key stakeholders.
  • Work closely with your line manager to support risk and trading key stakeholders in making strategic, data-driven decisions, regarding new products, additional use cases.
  • Support on the delivery of the backlog of trading requirements
  • Communicate findings to key stakeholders through reports and presentations and provide key recommendations and actions aiming to improve the departments performance.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and insight generation.
  • Provide insights and solutions based on data analysis both for the P/L and product
  • Deliver personal KPI’s as defined by the in-line manager.
  • Support on the delivery of the annual revenue budget. 
  • Provide data insights and recommendations to the relevant Sports owners. 

Requirements

  • Mathematical or business degree
  • Excellent betting and sporting calendar knowledge
  • At least 2 years previous experience in a similar role or a Sports trading role
  • Knowledge of Software packages used for statistical analysis (e.g. R / Python / SPSS) or Excel VBA and/or SQL will be considered an asset. Extensive training will be provided
  • Knowledge of Power BI or tableau will be considered an asset.
  • Up to speed with the current betting industry trends.
  • Excellent communication & organizations skills with the ability to articulate key business information quickly and effectively.

Why join our Dream Team?

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability. 

The Company offers excellent benefits

  • Full healthcare cover including dental, eye-care & gym membership
  • Pension plan
  • Life Cover
  • Public transport benefit
  • Bonus based on personal results.
  • Long term career growth opportunities
  • Training and certification programs.
  • People Assistance, Development and Wellness Programs
  • State of the art modern offices with pool table, fuse ball table & more!
  • Team activities, (memorable) team buildings, Christmas party & other big company events.

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