Football Trader

  • Genius Sports Group
  • Tallinn, Harjumaa, Estonia
  • 09 May, 2024
Full time Data Science Digital Events Technology

Job Description

A bit about us

Do you want to join one of the world’s fastest growing sports technology companies?
Genius Sports is at the epicentre of the global network connecting sports, brands and fans through official live data. Our mission is simple. We champion a more sustainable sports data ecosystem that benefits all parties. We’re looking for enthusiastic and ambitious people to join our talented team.
If you see yourself becoming part of a global family building the future of sports entertainment together, then come and grow with us. 

We put trust in our people to deliver the difference for our clients around the world. It’s why many of the world’s largest leagues & federations such as the NFL, English Premier League, FIBA and NCAA choose to work with Genius Sports.

The Role

As a Sports Trader in the Football Team your task is to enhance various sporting data, using our in-house developed software solutions. You will manage live sport events by monitoring odds on behalf of our clients. We rely on your attention to detail and mathematical thinking, as these qualities will guide you in your daily tasks. As a flexible team player, eager to learn, you are an important addition to one of our sports teams operating in the Trading Department.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Managing live and future sporting events by monitoring odds on behalf of our clients
  • Collecting, managing and resulting data about football from various sources

Required skills:

  • Available to regularly work evenings and weekends
  • Analytical and interested in probabilities
  • Showing attention to detail and basic technical thinking
  • Good knowledge of football
  • Good oral and written English skills

We offer:

  • Exciting work in a unique industry
  • Great opportunity for self-development in the sports industry
  • A fun, relaxed and stimulating modern working environment in central Tallinn
  • Supportive, friendly, multinational, passionate team
  • Career opportunity in an international company

What’s in it for you?

As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on the location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities.

How we work

We have adapted a forward-thinking ‘Ways of Working’ framework, which sets out (amongst other things) the opportunities for Geniuses to work flexibly, remotely and on working holidays. It affects different teams and locations differently, so please ask for further information in how it would work with this role. Our employees are empowered to stretch the boundaries of what’s achievable, always reaching further and pushing the edges to see what gives. We collaborate, we innovate, and we celebrate. We will continue to grow as an organisation and continue to invest in our highly talented and diverse team of Geniuses.

Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, different abilities or disability, gender identity or re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other applicable status). Please let us know when you apply if you need any assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability.