BI Analyst


IT Management / London, England, United Kingdom

Bit About Us

Genius Sports is the official data, technology and commercial partner that powers the global ecosystem connecting sports, betting and media. 

Our mission is to champion a more sustainable sports data ecosystem that benefits all parties - from the rights holder all the way through to the fan. 

We are the trusted partner to over 500 sports organisations globally, capturing the highest quality data for many of the world’s largest leagues and federations such as the NFL, NBA, MLB, English Premier League, Serie A, FIBA and the NCAA. 

From enabling leagues to take control of their official data, to creating immersive fan experiences for sports, betting and media organisations, we are driven to the deliver the difference for our partners. 

What WDo 

  • Sportstech 

Data capture, management and analysis tools that help leagues run their sport, unlock new revenue streams, and protect the integrity of their competitions. 

  • Video 

Fully automated streaming technology, production and distribution services that help showcase sports to the world.   

  • Sportsbook 

Everything a sportsbook operator needs to manage their operation and grow profits – all powered by the finest live sports data available.  

  • Media & Engagement 

We help brands and publishers engage and monetise sports fans with personalised campaigns and content they will love.  

 

THE ROLE:

As a BI Analyst, you will work with and contribute to the BI team and other analytical teams in Genius Sports in order to deliver robust BI solutions and value to business. You will be central to making data fit together and converting it into meaningful information. Working closely with our data engineers, you will blend and transform data, create dynamic visualisations and analyse its value.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver business value to business functions by leveraging data
  • Maintain strong links to key stakeholders across technical, commercial, finance and operations
  • Promote best practices aligned with business data strategy to wider business users
  • Stay on the ball by keeping up to date with industry trends and best practices
  • Front end BI development adhering to best practice
  • Create and curate analytical datasets
  • Act as a subject matter expert for data visualisation and modelling
  • Uphold best practices of lifecycle management of data products
  • Engaging in QA process of BI Team deliverables
  • Promote self-service BI strategy within the organisation
  • Assist users with developing ad-hoc Power BI reports to support business questions
  • Collaborate closely with teams across the business to deliver cross-functional goals
  • Translate stakeholder requirements to practical deliverables

Required Skills

  • At least three years working knowledge of business intelligence, data analytics and data visualisation
  • Highly capable at using Power BI to develop content:
    • Dataflows
    • Dataset modelling
    • Report generation
    • Power BI administration (ideally within Premium capacity)
  • Strong DAX
  • Strong SQL (ideally with previous exposure to dbt)
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and data warehousing (SQL Server, Snowflake, Redshift etc…)
  • Detail orientated
  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Comfortable adapting to changing business situations and priorities while maintaining focus on value delivery
  • Experience within an Agile team and understanding of Agile principles
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Python experience ideally with knowledge on data extraction and manipulation
  • GitLab
  • Power Automate and/or Power Apps
  • Passion for sports
  • Dbt / Dbt Cloud

We Offer 

As well as a competitive salary and annual leave allowance, our benefits include health insurance, skills training and much more, depending on location. We also offer a host of softer benefits, including many social events throughout the year such as summer and winter holiday parties, monthly team building events, sports tournaments, charity days and wellbeing activities.  

Genius Sports Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We recognize and celebrate the benefits that a diverse and inclusive workforce bring to our business, our customers and our staff. We welcome and will consider all applications regardless of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage, pregnancy, maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation (and any other status protected by applicable law) 

 

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