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FanDuel is the leader in one-day fantasy sports.
 
New York    Posted: Thursday, May 09, 2019
 
   
 
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FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, & leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, & TV/media, including FanDuel, Betfair US, DRAFT, & TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 45 states & 8 million customers. The company is based in New York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, & Scotland.

About the role

The sportsbook analyst will be responsible for providing a data driven approach to key long-term investment decisions as well as providing insight to sustain & accelerate the growth of the business. The role will leverage internal data sources, market data & industry knowledge & expertise to support strategic decision making.

Pre-requisites for the role include a technical/analytical skill set, a strong business acumen & a curious mind-set capable of thinking outside the box & questioning the status quo. The role requires a high degree of flexibility & the ability to proactively provide insight & recommendations throughout the organization.

Essential Functions

In depth analysis

  • Understand the business drivers, spot new growth opportunities & make recommendations to drive the business to a higher level of profitability.

Business cases

  • Work on new investment ideas, building a business case to support the decision. Assess costs & forecast the revenue streams.

Marketing spend analys

  • Understand the impact of retention & acquisition marketing on the business. Calculate the Return of Investment, provide actionable insights & work with the commercial & marketing team to set the right strategy.

Automating processes

  • Use a scalable approach when facing problems & build tools to automate & improve manual processes.

Who were looking for

  • Experience in working with large complex datasets to derive insight and
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel & Power Point.
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL.
  • Comfortable using graphs & other illustrative tools to present large volume of data.
  • Pro-active problem solver attitude with flexibility to work across different units.
  • Strong work ethic complemented by a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Understanding of the online business, ecommerce.
  • Inclined to learn data analysis tools & languages such as Knime, R, SAS etc.
  • Professional interest in sports & wagering.
  • College Degree in an analytical discipline (i.e. Engineering, Statistical Science, Mathematics, Actuarial Studies, Economics, Computer Science, etc.)
  • A minimum of 2 years analytics/data engineering experience, working in an analytically focused role.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk & talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or use calculator or numerical keys on computer keyboard. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time as well as bend, reach, & stoop, or kneel.

Moderate physical activity is required, including the ability to lift 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception & ability to adjust focus.

What you get in return

Beyond working with such a great team!

  • An exciting environment with real growth
  • Contribute to exciting products used by a highly passionate user base
  • Personal learning & development opportunities
  • 401K with company contribution match
  • Generous healthcare & value creation share plan

There's more, but we don't want to go on & on!

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity & inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect & value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgment or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

FanDuel is an equal opportunities employer. Diversity & inclusion in FanDuel means that we respect & value everyone as individuals. We don't tolerate bias, judgment or harassment. Our focus is on developing employees so that they reach their full potential.

 
 
 
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