Full-Time

Director of Data

Updated on 6/13/2024

LiveScore Group

LiveScore Group

501-1,000 employees

Provides real-time sports scores and betting

Consumer Goods

Senior

London, UK

Required Skills
Data Science
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • Proven commercial experience in senior leadership level data management roles
  • Experience in running software development projects, with knowledge of Continuous Delivery and Integration
  • Demonstrable use of Infrastructure as Code to automate data pipelines
  • Proven track record in managing high-volume data warehouses and implementing large-scale data projects
  • Strong technical proficiency with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and data engineering technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of ISO27001, data protection laws, and regulatory compliance requirements in the online gambling industry
  • Exceptional leadership and organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of working effectively with cross-functional teams and senior management
  • A strong background in data science and machine learning will be beneficial
Responsibilities
  • Lead and oversee the design and management of the data warehouse and its integrations across various platforms, ensuring robust, scalable, and efficient data solutions
  • Develop and enforce best practices in data governance, including compliance with ISO27001 and other relevant regulatory frameworks
  • Ensure adherence to the group Software Development Lifecycle, working with the various leaders of other engineering departments to continuously evaluate and improve its effectiveness
  • Design and implement comprehensive data strategies that align with the organisation’s objectives and regulatory requirements of the online gambling industry
  • Manage a team of data professionals and engineers, fostering a culture of high performance, continuous improvement, and collaborative problem solving
  • Oversee the capacity management of all data systems and teams to ensure they meet the needs of a rapidly growing, high-volume online business
  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to identify and prioritise data-driven initiatives that support business goals
  • Ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data throughout the organisation
  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to data quality, efficiency, and compliance and costs
  • Cultivate and sustain partnerships with providers of data infrastructure tools, negotiating agreements that meet our needs and reduce expenses effectively
  • Oversee the budget for data-related expenses and project future costs. Regularly compare actual spending to these forecasts and spearhead efforts to decrease expenses when feasible
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technological advancements to continuously enhance the organisation’s data capabilities
  • Negotiate SLA’s with data consumers in order to drive effective incident and problem management
  • Reporting to senior management on all aspects of the department

LiveScore Group operates an ecosystem that converges sports media and sports betting, offering real-time sports scores, free-to-air live streams, and sportsbook betting opportunities through its LiveScore, LiveScore Bet, and Virgin Bet brands. The company utilizes innovative technologies to enhance experiences within the sports and gaming sectors, delivering a frictionless customer experience through a purpose-built, in-house tech stack.

Company Stage

Pre-seed

Total Funding

$57.8M

Headquarters

null, United Kingdom

Founded

1998

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

17%

1 year growth

31%

2 year growth

38%