As well as needing quick hires to help them scale, Sportsbet were committed to finding new ways to balance seniority levels, knowing that a top-heavy team wasn’t sustainable long-term. They recognised that team members were lacking tangible opportunities to develop their leadership skills. In response, _nology provided a swift and seamless hiring solution to help them accomplish these goals.
We were able to place job-ready _nologist, Avvi, who had expressed a strong passion for data and analytics. In the interviews, his enthusiasm, polished communication skills and eagerness to learn and grow stood out to Sportsbet. They could see he was equipped with the right tech foundations and the right attitude to take on a fast pace working environment that would help support and alleviate the load from the wider project team. He was interviewed and placed onsite as an Associate Data Engineer within a week.
OUTCOMES & BENEFITS
The benefits of bringing on an entry-level hire were clear. Not only did it allow senior engineers to focus on more complex tasks, but it also enabled them to build up their leadership capabilities. By nurturing organic team growth and development, the Data Platforms team ensured that their top-heavy approach wouldn’t hinder them in the long run. Additionally, it opened up more opportunities for internal promotions into mid-level positions, providing a clear path for team members to progress in their careers.
Since being onsite, Avvi has been a valuable asset for Sportsbet, working diligently across squad teams and providing crucial support to the company’s most significant data project. His proficiency in managing stakeholders, coupled with his understanding of the tech stack and professional work ethic, has helped him make great progress in his role. He is focused on developing his expertise in multiple programming languages, including his current work with Python, Databricks, EMR, Spark, SQL, and AWS.