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Sorare

Sorare

Paris, France
Posted on Friday, April 12, 2024

At Sorare, we bet on passionate and innovative people! Are you looking for an empowering environment to grow professionally and personally? Join us in this tremendous adventure!


Our Mission

Sorare is a fantasy sports gaming experience and marketplace featuring officially licensed digital player cards. With Sorare you build legacy teams – buying, selling, collecting and trading player cards -- and compete with them in free-to-play fantasy games to win rewards week over week and season over season, just like a professional sports owner.

Sorare is revolutionizing digital sports fandom, and now has over 3,5 million users across 180 countries. More than 300 iconic teams, clubs, and organizations including the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, NBA, NBPA, MLB, MLBPA, and many others have partnered with Sorare to build the next sports entertainment giant.


Our Journey

Sorare was founded by Nicolas Julia and Adrien Montfort in 2018 in Paris to bring sports fans across the globe closer to the players, teams, and leagues they love.

With 130-plus employees across France and US, Sorare is one of Europe’s fastest-growing startups and recently raised a $680 million Series B funding round from world-class investors including SoftBank, Accel, and Benchmark. Sorare also has athletes Serena Williams, Zinedine Zidane, Rio Ferdinand, Antoine Griezmann, Gerard Piqué, Blake Griffin, and Rudy Gobert among its investors, ambassadors, and advisors.

Our Values

  • Own your game: Think and act like an owner, and expect your teammates to do the same. You are an “entrepreneur” empowered to make decisions and own the outcomes.

  • Build with the fans, and for the fans: Have an obsession for high-quality user experiences. Engage our community with transparency to build trust and learn from the fans to deliver effective changes.

  • Run fast: Take bold risks and outpace the competition in an ever changing environment. Have a bias for action (connected to team goals) and strive to ship and iterate.

  • Have fun and bring joy: Sports have the power to unite people around the world, and as fans ourselves, we believe it is a privilege to work in this industry.

  • Win as a team: We are all in this together as one team, win or lose. Inspire your teammates to always be better.

What we're looking for

As the leader of Data at Sorare, you will play a crucial role in building Sorare’s Data Analytics organization. You will work closely with the executive team to enable and empower a data-first culture, elevating Sorare’s approach to data.

Sorare is looking for a senior data leader who will lead data organization and partner with engineering, product, finance and other cross-functional teams to answer key questions about how to grow revenue, scale the business, and launch high-impact initiatives and product development. You will advise the company’s most critical quantitative projects and achieve its most strategic business and product goals. You will act as the most senior data leader at Sorare reporting directly to the CTO and will be responsible for implementing the data culture and strategy for the business.

Responsibilities

  • Manage, attract, hire a world class team of data analysts

  • Develop strong cross-functional partnerships and facilitate data-driven decision making across the organization

  • Lead a team to partner with engineering, product, design and other organizations to frame problems, both mathematically and within the Sorare business context

  • Collaborate with other leaders and executives to build and set data-informed business strategy and build product roadmaps

Requirements

  • M.S. or Ph.D in qualitative disciplines such as Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Economics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering or a related quantitative field

  • 6+ years of experience within data organizations

  • 2+ years of leading/managing experience

  • Ability to lead and inspire a team who converts complex datasets into digestible business and product insights

  • Ability to influence prioritization and execution of high impact projects affecting the customer experience and monetization

  • Experience building out data environments from the ground up

  • Strong attention to detail and project management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Our Hiring Process

  • Step 1: Recruiter Screen (30 min)

  • Step 2: Hiring Manager Screen

  • Step 3: Case Study + Panel interviews

  • Step 4: Reference Check & Offer

Sorare is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

As we are an international company, please note we speak English in the workplace. Please apply for the role with an English CV so we can process your application.