Junior Trading Analyst – Part Time (Weekend)
Website Gambit Research Ltd
Gambit Research, based in West London, provides software development and statistical consultancy to wholesale clients in the sports betting industry. Founded in 2005, we pride ourselves on our ability to be one step ahead in an increasingly innovative and competitive market place. Our success is down to our employees. We have a tight-knit team of research mathematicians, computer scientists and other exceptional individuals who have all proven themselves to be at the top of their chosen fields.
An immediate vacancy exists to join Gambit’s rapidly expanding trading operations team. The role involves managing and monitoring our clients’ algorithmic trading strategies in real-time during some of the busiest periods of the football calendar, namely Saturdays and Sundays (16-20 hours per week). The successful applicant is expected to immerse themselves in their work, becoming an expert at analysing and assessing behavioural patterns in high-frequency trading systems with a view to suggesting and facilitating improvement. We look for strong collaborators and communicators who enjoy challenges and significant responsibility, and thrive in complex, dynamic environments.
Ability to demonstrate strong numerical/analytical skills.
The ability to think and work quickly, logically and accurately within a high-paced trading environment.
A self-starter, someone who is equally adept at working autonomously or as part of a team.
An inquisitive nature. You like to disassemble things and understand how they work.
An interest and understanding of football would be beneficial.
A willingness to work at ‘unsociable’ hours.
Excellent communication skills with a strong command of written and spoken English.
An interest in/knowledge of sports betting would be preferable.
A company with a flat, non-hierarchical management structure: junior members of the team are encouraged to input and offer insight into trading strategies and operations.
Competitive hourly rate, generous food allowance and funded social events.
Become a pivotal member of a tight-knit team. High levels of responsibility and accountability.
Work for an exciting company in a dynamic, stimulating industry.
Please apply with your CV and cover letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.