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Video Game Data Scientist


Why choose Digital Extremes?

Ingenuity, diligence, highly skilled, specifically trained. With stealth precision, this team of ninjas have infiltrated the F2P market. Can we control the natural elements, shape shift or walk on water? Hell no. But we can develop kick-ass videogames. We are masters of our own weaponry. What is your superhuman skill? Do you have what it takes to join this elite team? Bring it. Recruiting now. 

Video Game Data Scientist

Department:
Operations\Admin
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
Ontario
Min Exp:
2-3

Responsibilities:

• Develop advanced learning algorithms and statistical models to solve critical problems and help deliver incredible player experiences
• Architect, implement, deploy, and maintain data science intensive applications
• Work closely with and report to marketing and development teams to define key metrics, and identify trends and opportunities
• Be able to synthesize data from various sources and extract useful information that will lead to improving the player experience, player retention, game design and effective marketing strategies
• Extract and organize data into a reliable user-friendly form and present it to the interested and effected parties on the team
• Follow up with additional analysis once initiatives have begun to determine success or need for continued improvements
• Assist in designing and building business intelligence tools for data mining and reporting
• Suggest improvements in tools and techniques to help scale the team
• Conduct ad hoc data analysis based on current team needs and management priorities

Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in a technical or quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, MIS, Marketing), a Master’s doesn’t hurt
• Minimum 3 years of tried and true statistical analysis and data mining experience
• A passion for video games and understanding of gaming culture
• Experience in the gaming industry, specifically Free to Play gaming is a plus
• In depth knowledge of MongoDB, Reporting Platforms (Tableau, Spotfire etc.)and Excel
• Experience in defining/designing/building/managing a data warehouse is a plus
• Strong quantitative analysis techniques and qualitative methods, as well as predictive modeling
• Demonstrated success presenting complex research data (both qualitative and quantitative) in a clear and compelling manner that inspires action
• Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Self-starter who can manage their time effectively and has the interest of integrating into a team of passionate, highly intelligent game developing ninjas

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