Data Scientist (f/m)

      Sportradar GmbH

      Linz - vor 1 Monat



      Linz, Austria

      JOB TYPE:



      Fulltime - 40 hours per week (flexitime)



      As a Data Scientist at Sportradar, your daily job will be to extract valuable, actionable information and insights from data. You will explore large collections of sports data collected by Sportradar, as well as data related to the usage of our industry-leading sports data products and services, reaching millions of end-users across the globe. Your responsibility will be to analyze and leverage data to enhance our products and services, and to further the success of our sales and operations teams by providing actionable insights. You will work closely with product owners and technical leads primarily in our sports betting and managed trading product verticals. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in statistics and machine learning, be comfortable working with big datasets, will understand methods for rigid validation of results, and master different statistical analysis tools and scripting to develop and validate new ideas for data analysis.


      • Analyze and explore data using statistical analysis tools and scripting
      • Develop machine learning or statistical predictive models for use in our products and services
      • Rigorously validate methods, models, algorithms and hypotheses using backtesting on historical data and/or large scale simulations
      • Design and implement novel methods for data analysis, tailored to our sports-related application domains
      • Propose data visualizations and new ways of using data to improve our products and services
      • Work closely with product owners, technical leads and the rest of the innovation team to deliver innovation projects
      • Present ideas and solutions to software developers and business stakeholders in a clear and understandable way


      • Demonstrated competency in the following areas: machine learning and/or statistics, big data analysis, statistical validation of results
      • 3+ years of experience with Python, R or similar statistical and/or machine learning software/toolkits
      • Programming experience is a must
      • Degree in Mathematics / Statistics, Computer Science / Engineering, or related field; equivalent experience acceptable
      • Curious about new technologies and forward looking
      • Fluency in English (written and spoken), knowledge of German will be considered a plus

      OUR OFFER:

      • Work with state-of-the-art equipment to solve our technological challenges
      • This is a great opportunity to join a high performing team of multinational innovators; working to design, develop and deploy new ways to collect and distribute sports information.
      • You will work in a challenging but rewarding and fun environment with an international team spread across locations across the globe.
      • Lots of creative opportunities to turn your sports passion into a job.
      • Flexible working hours.
      • Opportunity to work in a dynamic environment and to develop within an inspiring, fast growing organization.
      • Company perks: new office building, cantina, health checks, fitness center, opportunity for further professional development.
      • The minimum monthly salary for this position is EUR 3,000.00 gross, depending on qualifications and working experience.


      Sportradar is a global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and digital content for its clients around the world. We provide cutting-edge solutions and services to media companies, bookmakers, sports federations and state authorities.

      We are a truly international business employing over 2,000 people in more than 30 locations around the world. Our rapid growth has been driven by technological innovation alongside an understanding of our clients' business needs. It is our commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1,000 companies in over 100 countries.

      We occupy a unique position at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries. This creates an exciting and fast-moving working environment that rewards creative thinking and hard work. We are passionate about what we do, and we care passionately about our people.

      If you think you're up to the challenge, come and help us to grow, innovate and develop!

      Make the team: Join us and shape your future as well as ours!


      If you feel this role resonates with you, please apply directly through the link below or alternatively by sending your application to