About the Role

Being a Quant Strategist at Smarkets means working in a highly productive team that has two key focuses, providing liquidity and developing new trading strategies.

Having generated terabytes of data from multiple sources, the team looks at novel ways of analysing, visualising, and then using the insight to improve our existing strategies or create new ones. The team works in close collaboration with the engineering teams to design trading strategies that exploit the microstructure of the sports trading domain.

The team prices a large volume of contracts in a number of different sports and all of our strategies are executed in a no-touch algorithmic manner.

About You

  • You have brilliant analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • You are familiar with Python (Jupyter) or Rust
  • You have a Bachelors in a related field (Maths, CompSci, Physics or Stats)
  • You learn quickly and apply new skills effectively
  • You enjoy analysing challenging data sets
  • You have an interest in developing trading strategies

Our Culture

Smarkets brings a professional approach to the sports betting world which has allowed us to create one of the most sophisticated products in the industry. We embrace collaboration and our culture of trust, innovation, and scientific rigour has enabled us to grow to where we are today. Our people have a large impact on the product - be it changing the direction of our technical stack or pushing new features - you’ll be key in driving Smarkets forward.

Our culture is built on the principles of self-management and rewards people on merit and excellence, avoiding the bureaucracy of pyramid management. Ultimately we are a group of like-minded individuals who enjoy learning, playing, and eating the excellent meals provided by the chefs!

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