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Data Scientist

Analyze vast sets of data to provide insights and fuel our prediction algorithms.

The role of a Data Scientist at Passive Picks goes beyond traditional data analysis. Here, you'll be diving deep into vast datasets, extracting not just numbers, but stories, patterns, and game-changing insights that will fuel our prediction algorithms. Every dataset you encounter will be a puzzle, waiting for you to unravel its intricacies and deliver actionable insights. In collaboration with our engineering team, you'll be developing predictive models, integrating machine learning algorithms, and constantly pushing the envelope of what's possible in sports prediction. Staying updated with the latest in data science methodologies, tools, and techniques, you'll be on the front lines, ensuring that Passive Picks remains at the pinnacle of sports handicapping through data-driven excellence.

Your role

  • Extract, clean, and preprocess data from various sources to make it suitable for analysis.
  • Use statistical and machine learning techniques to discover patterns, correlations, and insights within the data.
  • Build, test, and refine predictive models for sports outcomes.
  • Collaborate with the algorithm engineering team to integrate models and insights into the main algorithmic pipeline.
  • Constantly monitor the performance of deployed models, refining and recalibrating when necessary.
  • Stay abreast of the latest advancements in data science, machine learning, and statistical modeling.
  • Communicate findings and insights to both technical and non-technical stakeholders within the company.
  • Contribute to research and development efforts, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible within sports analytics.
  • Work closely with the data engineering team to ensure the efficient flow and storage of data.

Your team

Join our data-focused team, where numbers tell the story and drive our successes.

Requirements

Who are you?

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in Data Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in data analysis, modeling, and predictive analytics.
  • Proficient in data manipulation tools and programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL.
  • Expertise in machine learning libraries like scikit-learn, TensorFlow, or similar.
  • Strong foundational knowledge in statistical methods and hypothesis testing.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex data-driven insights into actionable recommendations.
  • Familiarity with big data platforms and tools such as Hadoop and Spark is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A genuine passion for sports and a curiosity to understand the data behind the game.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary with attractive commission structure
  • Continuous professional development
  • Flourish in a culture of trust, ownership, and standard of excellence
  • Getting-things-done environment with sharp and knowledgeable colleagues
  • Minimal time spent in meetings
  • Work (partly or fully) remote whenever you want
  • Enjoy flexible working hours and holidays wishes (paid and extra unpaid leave)
  • Company-wide outings & events
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Data Scientist

Some questions,
some answers.

Here are some of the answers to our most popular questions.
What sports do you offer?

We offer sports for NFL, NCAAF, NCAAB, NBA, NHL, MLB. All packages are all inclusive of all sports.

How does your unit system operate?

The number of units wagered per pick is dependent upon our algorithm's confidence level on each selection. Generally our picks range from (1U-3U). We define a unit as 2% of your total bankroll, and as a rule of thumb we typically do not wager more than 20% of our bankroll on any given day.

When and how are the picks received?

Picks are sent out via email everyday. Picks will be sent out typically 5 hours to 60 minutes before the first game begins, so you have plenty of time to get your picks in.

How many picks do you send a day?

We have different types of picks: Premium and Standard. Premium Plays are weighted from 1-5 units, and Standard Plays are weighted at 1 unit, depending on the day. We also release our model's full predictions for the MLB season, for people to take at their own discretion.

How much money do you think I will make?

On an average week, take your average betting size and multiply it by 4. We normally profit around 5-30 units every week. That is our weekly average. Your profit will actually be greater because you can scale your betting size as you win.

What happens if I don't win on a pick?

Sports betting is inherently risky, and not every pick will be a winner. We strive to provide a high percentage of winning picks, but we cannot guarantee success on every pick. We recommend that you have realistic expectations and focus on long-term profitability rather than short-term wins or losses.

What payment options do you accept?

We accept Zelle, Venmo, Cash App, Apple Pay, Pay Pal, and our website purchases as well.

Do you offer refunds?

Aside from our money back guarantee on year long packages and our 1k guarantee, all sales are 100% final.

Some questions,
some answers.

Here are some of the answers to our most popular questions.
What sports do you offer?

We offer sports for NFL, NCAAF, NCAAB, NBA, NHL, MLB. All packages are all inclusive of all sports.

How does your unit system operate?

The number of units wagered per pick is dependent upon our algorithm's confidence level on each selection. Generally our picks range from (1U-3U). We define a unit as 2% of your total bankroll, and as a rule of thumb we typically do not wager more than 20% of our bankroll on any given day.

When and how are the picks received?

Picks are sent out via email everyday. Picks will be sent out typically 5 hours to 60 minutes before the first game begins, so you have plenty of time to get your picks in.

How many picks do you send a day?

We have different types of picks: Premium and Standard. Premium Plays are weighted from 1-5 units, and Standard Plays are weighted at 1 unit, depending on the day. We also release our model's full predictions for the MLB season, for people to take at their own discretion.

How much money do you think I will make?

On an average week, take your average betting size and multiply it by 4. We normally profit around 5-30 units every week. That is our weekly average. Your profit will actually be greater because you can scale your betting size as you win.

What happens if I don't win on a pick?

Sports betting is inherently risky, and not every pick will be a winner. We strive to provide a high percentage of winning picks, but we cannot guarantee success on every pick. We recommend that you have realistic expectations and focus on long-term profitability rather than short-term wins or losses.

What payment options do you accept?

We accept Zelle, Venmo, Cash App, Apple Pay, Pay Pal, and our website purchases as well.

Do you offer refunds?

Aside from our money back guarantee on year long packages and our 1k guarantee, all sales are 100% final.

What does Passive Picks look like?

Here is an example of a typical email you will receive from Passive Picks. Each email comes with the pick, the odds associated with it, and the unit sizing, so you know exactly how much to wager on every pick.