Analytics Engineer

  • Football Index
  • London, UK
  • 18 Nov, 2020
Full time Data Science Developer

Job Description

Index Labs provides the software and infrastructure powering Football Index; one of the latest and most exciting businesses crossing the Fintech and Gaming sectors. Our pioneering ‘player stock market’ is disrupting the sports betting sector with the world’s top 4,000 players tradeable on the exchange. Football Index is gaining significant momentum and is quickly growing from challenger to leader with our robust platform, partnered with Nasdaq for its order matching engine, to provide a seamless and reliable trading experience for a growing and passionate community of users.

We offer a faithfully agile, fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make a direct contribution to the success and rapid growth of the business.


  • Responsible for on-time successful delivery of new data engineering features (new data pipelines, integration of new data sources, integrity of the data model).
  • Minimal defects and bug monitoring / resolution / logging.
  • Use and adoption of company code framework / standard practices.
  • Meeting project timelines as agreed with the data team leadership, within working hours.
  • Working closely with the business to produce timely delivery of high-quality data optimized for self-serve analytics.
  • Partner with data engineers / software developers to always be up to date regarding the addition of new data sources and strengthen our data model.


  • Dbt experience in a commercial environment and experience with at least one of the main cloud technology providers (ideally GCP/BigQuery).
  • You are passionate about structuring raw data into properly modelled data warehouses.
  • ETL/ELT of complex and diverse data sets
  • Proficiency in SQL – you write efficient and optimized queries. You are also fluent in another  programming language (Python preferably)
  • You are experienced with Looker (LookML, data model, best practices).
  • Looker certification / GCP Data Engineer certification a plus
  • GitHub, CI/CD principles
  • A degree holder in data, finance or related field
  • Significant experience in data engineering/modelling/validation.
  • Gambling and/or Financial services (desirable)


  • Working for a unique, truly innovative sports brand
  • A modern office and flexible working options
  • A friendly and open team and forward thinking and informal management
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension contributions
  • Gym Membership
  • Health Insurance 
  • Team Social Events

Index Labs uses the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to carry out employment checks in an event that a position is offered. Upon request of Disclosure information, Index Labs will comply fully with the DBS Code of Practice and will treat all applicants fairly and will not discriminate unethically.