Senior Data Scientist - AAA - Scotland

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Job Title Senior Data Scientist - AAA - Scotland
Job Category Analysis / Metrics
Job Description Ambition and hard work have made our client a pre eminent games developer worldwide, and at the heart of it all is a team of motivated individuals who strive to produce amazing, industry-leading games.  
They now are looking for a Senior Data Scientist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with analysts and live producers to identify strategic business questions, key metrics, and actionable insights.
  • Provide consumer-ready recommendations, insights and reporting to Analytics team leadership, live producers, product managers and partner groups.
  • Effectively translate statistical findings into actionable recommendations for senior leaders on game and business teams.
  • Research and develop state-of-the-art data mining and statistical modeling solutions to understand game design, system performance and key business behaviors, such as player engagement.
  • Drive needle moving improvements via hands-on exploration of data, dashboards, statistical analysis and predictive modeling.
  • Combine qualitative and quantitative driven insights with game knowledge to recommend potential avenues to the game and business teams.
  • Drive requirements for data collection and for data modeling with data engineers
  • Work within a team of data analysts and engineers.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years in a similar position or an analytics role in the marketing, finance, forensics, or technology fields.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operational Research, Business Intelligence or any other relevant field).
  • Graduate degree (MBA, MSc or master’s, PHD), an asset.
  • Extensive knowledge of data analysis techniques, languages, software and systems (SAS, R, Matlab, Python, SPSS, Tableau) required.
  • Extensive knowledge in SQL (or a SQL-like language) required.
  • Experience with Vertica and Hadoop, an asset.
  • Game industry experience strongly desired.


SKILLS:

  • Story telling.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good relations and communicate with people at all hierarchical levels.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to reconcile technical and business perspectives.
  • Autonomy and entrepreneurship.


Please contact Bonnie Pavlo on 0208 944 7777 or bonnie@interactiveselection.com if you are interested in this position. Please forward your CV in a Word format.View Many More Interactive Selection Jobs 
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Salary Competitive with Benefits
Location Scotland, UK & Europe
Job Category Business / Analysis / Metrics
Date posted 09/01/2018
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Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Interactive using their internal reference 2734.
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