Data Analyst

  • TransferRoom
  • London, UK
  • 24 Nov, 2021
Full time Data Science Digital Research

Job Description

BACKGROUND

TransferRoom launched in 2017 and is today a sustainable, fast growing B2B SAAS business, navigating the exciting challenges of the scale up phase. Our mission is to empower every football club in every league in the world to be successful in the transfer market. We do this by giving our customers instant access to the best market information and a second-to-none network of global connections. We are looking for a smart and proactive data analyst to join our growing data team.

THE ROLE

A data analyst at TransferRoom will work on a large range of projects, from regular tasks maintaining data pipelines and ensuring data integrity, through to creating bespoke models and analysis to deliver value to our customers in the world of football. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong understanding of football and the business of football, as well as well developed analytical and statistical skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Manage, analyze and interpret complex football datasets and data pipelines
  • Efficiently find and collect data
  • “Owning” integral databases and ensuring high standards of accuracy
  • Create and deliver analysis to senior members of the business 
  • Build data models and algorithms and tools to power key infrastructure on the website and bring value to our customers
  • Continual reassessment and improvement of existing algorithms and models
  • Working closely with the customer success teams to ensure football clubs and agencies are getting the most of of our platform
  • Immerse yourself in the football transfer market and develop a deep knowledge of players, clubs, agents etc.

SKILLS

  • 2+ years experience in a data and analytics / data science role
  • Understanding of statistical modelling principles e.g. regression analysis, cluster analysis
  • Meticulous attention to detail, ability to work to challenging deadlines and ability to work independently
  • A motivated professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who values teamwork, agility and a solution led approach
  • An analytical thinker who is highly motivated to work in the business of football.
  • Excellent numeric communication skills
  • Strong SQL ability
  • Experience with Python highly desirable
  • Experience with PowerBI desirable

WHO WE ARE  

  • Things happen quickly here and everyone does a lot.
  • We are a small international team with diverse backgrounds. We work hard. We have high expectations, high standards and a high hiring bar. 
  • We value urgency and attention to detail in equal measure.
  • We have great people and we trust each other because we always do what we say we will do.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send your CV with a cover note to daniel@transferroom.com with Data Analyst in the subject line.