Senior Data Scientist

by Digital Extremes Ltd.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Feb 28, 2020
Experience: 3 Years
Education: University Degree
Digital Extremes Ltd.

Job Description

ABOUT DIGITAL EXTREMES

Founded in 1993, Digital Extremes has become an employer of choice for talented people seeking rewarding career opportunities in the gaming industry. We are widely recognized for creating the award-winning Warframe, a free-to-play, third-person coop, PVP action shooter, space ninja adventure game available on PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch. Our early titles include Epic Pinball, Solar Winds: The Escape, Unreal and Unreal Tournament co-created series (and all its iterations) as well as The Darkness II. With over 300 of the industry’s widely talented and culturally diverse employees in both Canada and the US, we are warriors combining our expertise to deliver superior fast-paced gameplay and intense melee combat all with a great deal of passion.

WHY WORK AT DIGITAL EXTREMES

Our culture is centered on providing great opportunities to our employees so that everyone feels they are making a meaningful impact. Developing new and existing talent is our long-term focus. We are honored that our work environment has been consistently recognized as one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers”. We summon you to join our elite team! 

The rewards of a career with Digital Extremes include:

  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunities
  • Excellent benefits and paid time off
  • Matching RRSP plan
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development and career support
  • Fitness and parking/transit subsidies
  • Daily lunches prepared onsite by our in-studio Executive Chef and professional kitchen staff
  • All-day snacks and drinks, sleep pods, massage chairs, cold brew, dog therapy days and more

ABOUT THIS POSITION

Digital Extremes is currently seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join our team. You will be working with passionate, highly intelligent game developing ninjas to mine the data to uncover opportunities, drive initiatives and support decisions. As a passionate gamer, you will have experience in the gaming industry as well as demonstrated success presenting complex research data (both qualitative and quantitative) in a clear and compelling manner that inspires action. As an ideal candidate, you will also have experience with free to play games.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate closely with the Data team improving internal processes. 
  • Help marketing and development teams to identify trends and opportunities. 
  • 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.
  • 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 affected 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.
  • Mentor other Data scientists with the team. 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, MIS, other)
  • 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 Postgres SQL, Mongo DB, Python Notebooks
  • Experience in defining/designing/building/managing a data warehouse is a plus 
  • Strong quantitative analysis techniques and qualitative methods, as well as predictive modelling
  • 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

JOIN US

Digital Extremes is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for the next steps in the hiring process will be contacted.

Please apply for this opportunity directly through our website: https://www.digitalextremes.com/careers/postings/operationsadmin/sr-data-scientist
Digital Extremes Ltd.