Operations Insight Analyst

Category:
Business Intelligence
Job Type:
Location:
Leeds, United Kingdom

Job Purpose

The Stars Group, the world’s biggest publicly listed online gambling company, is looking for a talented analyst to join our dynamic Business Intelligence Team. The successful candidate will monitor and interrogate data to provide actionable insights and recommendations in the area of Operations. Our Business Intelligence team provides a challenging, enjoyable environment within a collaborative team of dedicated and professional analysts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the analytical partner for the Operations stakeholders, promoting insight driven decision making
  • Delivery of advanced analytical projects within a fast moving environment
  • Monitoring business performance through understanding the complex interaction of multiple KPIs
  • Application of data to areas such as A/B testing or ROI
  • Extracting and analysing very large and multi-dimensional data sets
  • Driving insights and working closely with stakeholders to support Operational Excellence projects
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and insights as required

Skills and Capabilities

Essential:

  • Degree in the quantitative areas (STEM) or a minimum of three years relevant work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Proficiency in extracting and manipulating large datasets using SQL / MicroStrategy (or similar)
  • Ability to deliver high quality work under pressure of deadlines
  • Ability to clearly communicate ideas and results to non-technical business people, both written and orally
  • Ability to see the "big picture", evaluate the business impact of issues and prioritize among many requests
  • Ability to turn complex concepts into actionable recommendations

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Payments, Support, Security or Operational Practices
  • Practical experience with statistical tools (MicroStrategy, SPSS, SAS, R, KNIME, other)
  • Knowledge of the online Poker / Casino/ Sportsbook industries
  • Experience in data mining / advanced analytics (clustering, regression, predictive models or similar)
  • DB2 experience

Our values

  • Focus on the customer
  • Work as a team
  • Strive for excellence
  • Have courage
  • Show passion

Our Culture

“Learning and upgrading employee skills makes business sense” says Vlad Lanin, Senior Director, Data & Analytics for the Business Intelligence team.  It starts from day one, and becomes successive as your employees grow. Granted, it may take some time to see a return on your investment, but the long-term gains associated with employee training make a difference. That’s why I am passionate about providing best-in-class training for my team “.

The Incentives

Our new office in Leeds is very conveniently situated. Located in the heart of the UK, Leeds itself is a large and vibrant city. Its steady growth is visible through the diverse economy, well-settled civil planning, convenient public transportation and a lot more. Leeds offers a variety of natural and manmade landmarks, museums, galleries and theatres which make the city a scene for many cultural events. Leeds is also a host to 80+ annual festivals and several major sports events. The city offers 300+ bars and restaurants and is known as a top shopping destination.

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. We can also provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Leeds.

We offer health and dental insurance. In addition, you are entitled to join our company pension scheme and our bike-to-work scheme. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 GBP upon the birth of a child.

As an advocate of work/life balance, we offer an annual personal interest allowance where we encourage personal learning outside of working hours. In addition to that we provide the opportunity for a discounted gym membership.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career.

The Company

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands.

Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.

This role is in the Group’s Leeds service office in the Business Intelligence department.