Quant Developer

Hybrid/London - 2 office days


FSB is looking for developers to expand our sportsbook to new sports and markets, requiring both research and development. You will produce code for production environments and have the opportunity to work on the entirety of your project, from inception to deployment. There are opportunities for collaboration with many areas of the business including traders, marketing, business analysis, and backend to encourage innovation and ensure product effectiveness. You will be involved in the development of industry leading features such as bet builders.

Key Responsibilities

* Delivering high quality code for sportsbook markets and bet builders

* Formulating and researching accurate and reliable predictive models using data from a variety of sources, and critically evaluating their performance

* Effective communication of research within the team and to other areas of the business

* Effective discussion of requirements with internal partners, including traders, and other end users

* Experience with java. You may also apply with experience in another OOP language if you can demonstrate your ability to effectively transition to java

* Practical understanding of probability

* Debugging skills

* Basic UNIX and server navigation skills


* Experience with modelling (mathematical, probabilistic, scientific, etc.)

* Experience with python

* Solid understanding of probability and mathematics, can perform complex derivations

* Some experience with java or similar


* Excellent communication skills

* Time management and independent research abilities

* Creativity and model evaluation

* Experience with kafka

* Both “either/or” requirements

* Experience with business python (as opposed to scientific python)

* PhD or independent, unguided research project

Desirable Requirements

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