Full Time

Senior Horse Racing Trader

You will work as a senior trader in a fast-paced environment, mentoring and training junior/mid-level traders. This is a great time to be joining Metric. We’re signing exciting deals and growing fast, but there’s still a non-corporate, start-up vibe. We have over 120 employees based all over the world. Some work on a hybrid basis in London and others work remotely. This is a hybrid role where the office days are based at our Fenchurch Street offices, in the heart of London). Applicants must already have the right to live and work in the UK. The ability to work flexibly including weekends and bank holidays is essential. Our Product Metric’s product is an innovative industry-leading sports betting platform, built by smart people with an ambition to do things differently. Our Mission is: To build the most engaging betting products, ethically. We are a boutique B2B provider that, uniquely, offers operators all the control and autonomy of an in-house cloud-based Sportsbook with the convenience of a turnkey solution. All our products are built using proprietary technology with innovation at their core, focussing on the need for our customers to have new and engaging products and services. Our Tech Stack At Metric, we don't do half-measures! We believe in going beyond mediocrity. We've used the latest and greatest in backend tech to develop a multi-tenant, cloud-native sports betting platform. From our Kafka-driven gRPC microservices to our VueJS micro-frontend UI, paired with our “infrastructure-as-code” approach to deployments with k8s, we have created a truly distributed system. Excited by that? Great! If like our Trading Director you didn't understand a word of it, don’t worry - you’ll be dealing with completely proprietary and bespoke tools that we are consistently working to iterate and improve. If you’re even a little technically minded, the opportunity to build your own solutions and see them implemented exists like nowhere else in the betting industry. If you’re not, you’ll still make suggestions to optimise the way you and your team work, and then see improvements delivered by our tech teams in real time. Your Day-to-Day On a daily basis, you will act as a lead, whilst on shift, to manage and prioritise content, pinpoint gaps in Metric’s offerings, provide competitor analysis, and identify opportunities and innovations in the marketplace to create market-leading features. You will deputise for the Trading Manager when needed and oversee a team of traders, provide guidance, support, and supervision to ensure that they are effectively carrying out their responsibilities. This may involve reviewing analysis, discussing trading strategies, and addressing any issues or concerns that arise. The key to this position is that it requires a talented individual with strong racing knowledge, keen to work together with their colleagues to provide a first-rate service in a consistent and reliable manner. We expect you to take accountability for your area and drive continuous improvement as we evolve. Within your day-to-day, it's key you share your knowledge, while also being curious in your approach to gaining knowledge from others. Within your role, meaningful conversations with colleagues of all levels are essential. Engaging as an empathic listener, who can both influence and be influenced. We value those who are knowledgeable, while also having the ability to be vulnerable and self-aware when it comes to areas of self-development. We are a learning environment for all, so being available, accessible, and open to talk to others to collaborate, is a key part of the role and our culture. Daily teamwork is the key to success in this role, with an altruistic approach, where everyone has a voice regardless of role or level. Our culture is built on honesty and authenticity. We hold each other accountable for upholding that culture and our values, and we do so by speaking up. Who are we looking for? Proven experience as a previous Horse Racing Trader or in a similar role Good knowledge of UK and International Horse Racing Excellent IT/software knowledge including advanced-level of Excel skills Excellent communication, process-driven driven and extremely well-organised The ability to work during key racing festivals, weekends and bank holidays are essential We value these behavioural traits: Smart thinkers who are curious, active empathetic listeners, display agility and value knowledge sharing Commercial, entrepreneurial and customer-centric Emotionally intelligent, self-aware, with the ability to be vulnerable Trustworthy, accountable, resilient and hardworking Team-oriented; altruistic who collaborate and focus on their teammates more than themselves. people who see “success” as achieving as a team Impressionable Influencers, who are open to being influenced and Influence others through effective and generous knowledge sharing.
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