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Microstrategy Developer

This is a unique opportunity to join a successful and pioneering sports betting consultancy, based in Camden, London.

The Role

The team is looking for an intelligent and motivated individual who is open minded and enthusiastic about business intelligence. We are in the early phases of adopting BI and are in the processes of cementing a strong technical capability to manage and deliver BI requirements.

The candidate will participate in the development of reporting and analytics solutions across the business, with a key focus to taking ownership of outputs from Microstrategy. You will be required to work with the BI team (technical and business) to design and implement solutions with full consideration of infrastructure capability, performance, supportability and desired business results. 

Candidates will need to have strong inter-personnel and communication skills and proven ability to work independently and as a team member. The role is primarily technically oriented but there will also be the need for the job holder to get involved in the business aspects of the warehouse and other applications that may use the Microstrategy platform.

Essential Experience

  • 3-5 years Hands-on BI development experience
  • Advanced understanding of Microstrategy 9.2 + Product Suite
  • Experience with Microstrategy Architect
  • Data Warehouse Lifecycle, Design & Architectures
  • Strong SQL Skills
  • Understanding of DW Schema Design

Desirable Experience

  • Microstrategy Certification
  • Microstrategy SDK
  • Experience in SQL Server 2008 or 2012 (SSRS, SSAS, SSIS)
  • Agile for BI

Salary / Benefits Package

  • Excellent salary
  • Joining bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • In-house gym and steam room
  • Free, high-quality catering provided three times a day
  • Games room with pool tables, library/cinema

An immediate start is available for the right individual. Please send CVs to careers@starlizard.com

 

 
     
     
 

Football Bet Placer

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join a successful and pioneering sports betting consultancy, based in Camden, London.

Starlizard uses its expert analysis of both statistical and football performance data to find value bets on behalf of its clients. The successful candidate will help ensure these bets are executed in the market at optimum levels. Candidates should have a proven strong numerical ability.

The ideal candidate will have experience of trading on betting markets or exchanges and will have an understanding of risk management. Possessing a high level of numeracy, they will be able to think and work quickly, logically and accurately in a highly pressurised environment.

Working within a close knit team, good communication and interpersonal skills are essential. Candidates should note that due to the timing of football matches, working weekends is standard.

Our state of the art office provides employees with a unique working environment. Facilities include an in-house gym, games room, library and free high quality catering.

Salary/Benefits Package

  • Salary is based on experience.
  • Benefits include private healthcare.

To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to careers@starlizard.com. Please answer in your letter the following questions:

  1. Sum up your experience of betting. What type of bets interest you most, and why?
  2. What bookmakers or betting outlets do you use and why?
  3. What would you consider to be your best-ever bet? Explain why you chose that bet.
  4. If you had to try to make a living betting on sports for a year, how would you go about it? (Assume you have a reasonable starting bank.) Do you think you would succeed?
  5. What did you achieve in your Maths GCSE?

 

 

 
     
     
 

Windows/.NETSoftware Developer

This is a unique opportunity to join a successful and pioneering sports betting consultancy in Camden, London.

The Role

Star Lizard is looking for an intelligent and motivated individual to join ourin-house Cricket team in asoftware developer role; you will be expected to take ownership of key functional areas of the application, regularly produce high quality software, and be comfortable with working both alone and as part of a close knit team. You will be working alongside the business and the users.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Gather and analyse requirements from the users and business stakeholders
  • Asses priorities of required changes and plan your daily work accordingly
  • Work closely with the domain experts to iteratively improve on the software model of the problem domain
  • Manage the testing and deployment of changes to the application
  • Support the application during critical business hours

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong software engineering skills, enjoy a variety of challenges,be confident in working independently to produce high quality code.

Essential Experience

  • Solid understand of O.O. design and software engineering
  • Development of both front and backend software in C# 4.0
  • Unit testing, having ideally used TDD.
  • Solving multi-threaded and concurrency problems
  • Designing and implementing clients in WPF
  • Use of SQL Server in production application environments

Desirable experience

  • Domain Driven Design
  • CQRS pattern
  • Event Sourcing
  • Reactive Extensions
  • Message brokers, e.g. Active MQ or Rabbit MQ
  • Cricket rules and scoring
  • Agile methodologies
  • Excel/VBA

The Site

  • The site is a new multi-million pound office with cutting edge infrastructure/security systems, innovative satellite TV distribution and streaming systems
  • In-house gym, steam room and treatment room
  • Games room with pool tables, library/cinema

Salary / Benefits Package

  • Excellent salary
  • Joining bonus
  • Private healthcare

An immediate start is available for the right individual. Please send CVs to careers@starlizard.com

 


 
     
     
 

 

 

 
     
     
     
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
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