Location:
London, St Pauls
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
23 (GVC)
About The Role
 

At GVC, the ambition, focus, energy and character of our digital marketing teams makes sure they’re ready for whatever we throw at them. Bring your skills to a business with the drive to match your own. Bring your resilience, and as part of our team you’ll make the world’s most amazing entertainment and gaming even more memorable. All underpinned with our commitment to responsibility and ethics. For the good of entertainment.

Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.
At GVC, we do things our own way, with our own personality and attitude, For The Good Of Entertainment. We are a leading, global, digital gaming and gambling business and are constantly looking to push boundaries and develop the industry, making digital gaming and gambling more enjoyable for all our customers.

We welcome you to join a young and vibrant team of data scientists and data engineers excited to use state of the art Google Cloud technology and the most advanced Machine Learning techniques to make a real impact to the business. Bring your ideas, drive, team spirit and love of data science and let’s get started!

We are a global team central to GVC, building intelligent automated decisioning tools, across all our geographies and brands, to acquire, retain and engage our customers. This gives us a vast range of opportunities to work on, and our work is paramount to the company’s vision and success. You can choose one of our offices in London or Gibraltar. You will benefit from access to learning resources and conferences and be part of a fun and inspirational work environment, enjoying monthly free office breakfast and drinks.

We are looking for a Data Scientist with experience in attribution modelling and other CRM advanced analytics, like churn, customer lifetime value, cross sell, and forecasting. The attribution models are being used to understand what channels are more profitable than others. Our other analytics and models are used in CRM targeting, in presenting personalised communications, offers and digital content to our customers, at the right time, and via the right channel.

You will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data and help us make smarter decisions to manage our customers better and deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our marketing strategy and products/processes.


Additional Information
Key Responsibilities
  • Analyse performance across channels, build attribution models, present suggestions on optimising ROI and driving growth for all brands and territories under the GVC umbrella
  • Create Machine Learning models and analytics that optimise the Marketing and Customer management of our online gaming products
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms and prepare them for deployment into our live production environment
  • Conduct research and development activities, data exploration and discovery, develop prototypes, algorithms and proof of concepts, using leading data science and innovative Big Data solutions
  • Put forward opportunities that can be solved through advanced analytics and work to develop these
  • Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges
  • Extract valuable business insights and provide recommendations based on those insights
  • Present your findings and recommendations in a visually appealing way to senior stakeholders
  • Undertake pre-processing of structured and unstructured data for your analytics
  • Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
  • Collaborate with the Data, Marketing and Product development teams
  • Contribute to the design of solutions of monitoring and reporting for our models
  • Perform peer QA-ing of advanced analytics activities

Occasional travel to a few other offices would be required (e.g. once or twice per quarter).

Specialist Skills and Experience
 
Essential
  • Advanced use and application of data modelling concepts
  • Strong math skills (e.g. statistics, algebra)
  • Proficient in the use of SQL and Python
  • Proficient in the use of Excel and Tableau
  • Experience in attribution modelling and econometrics
  • Experience in CRM modelling - churn, propensities, cross-sell, etc.
  • Experience working in a cloud environment, like Google cloud (GCP) or Amazon cloud
  • Business analyst skills to translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Analytics mind-set skill with the ability to turn a business question / problem into an analytics plan, deciding on what data to use, how to transform it, what methods / models to apply, how to turn the outcome into usable, actionable output
  • Pragmatic thinking & high degree of attention to detail
  • Good understanding of the end to end Machine Learning (ML) environment
  • Good communication and stakeholder management skills, including presentation skills, to communicate clearly, regularly, effectively and meaningfully at the senior level of the organization
  • Experience using Git and GitHub
Desired
  • Experience in working with Airflow and docker technology
  • Experience in using BigQuery, Dataproc, and Cloud Composer in the Google Cloud
  • Familiarity with the e-Gaming industry (Sports betting, Casino, Poker, Bingo, etc.)
  •  Experience with R coding
About The Company
Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well-known brands in the industry, such as Ladbrokes, bwin, and Coral. We’ve a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.

Ready to bring it on? Bring your spark and ambition to GVC and you can be adventurous from the start. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

Our Culture As Real As It gets

At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.