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Data Scientist

Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game publishers, with well over 600 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D and Makeover Studio 3D. Alongside this, we also have a growing PC and console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS! and Eternal Hope.

With a team of talented people collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, the Philippines and many more, we have a truly global team making games for a global audience. And it’s paying off: Kwalee games have been downloaded in every country on earth! If you think you’re a good fit for one of our remote vacancies, we want to hear from you wherever you are based.

Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters for many years, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts. Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays, and we’re proud to have built our success on this inclusive principle. Could your idea be the next global hit?

As a Data Scientist you will help utilise masses of data generated by Kwalee players all over the world to solve complex problems using cutting edge techniques.   

What you tell your friends you do

"My models optimise the performance of Kwalee games and advertising every day!”

 What you will really be doing

  • Build data solutions to solve business problems

  • Use statistical testing and predictive modelling to recommend and implement changes to marketing strategy along with in game features and design

  • Leverage the huge amount of data generated by our players and advertising campaigns everyday to build models and iterate existing services to improve and automate decision making across the company

  • Work with the marketing, publishing and development teams to understand the problems they are facing and how to solve them

How you will be doing this

  • You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to ensure the best results.

  • You’ll think creatively and will be motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.

  • You’ll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it. We even have a robot!

Team

Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere with more than 150 staff where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced, passionate and diverse team, including David Darling and the creator of the Micro Machines video games.

Skills and requirements

  • A degree in a numerically focussed degree discipline such as, Maths, Physics, Economics, Chemistry, Engineering, Biological Sciences

  • 2+ years experience using Python for data analysis and visualisation and using libraries such as Tensorflow, Keras and Scikit-Learn 

  • A proven track record of solving problems with data

  • Knowledge of NoSQL or SQL databases like Couchbase, Elasticsearch and PostgreSQL 

  • An avid interest in the development, marketing and monetisation of mobile games

Desirable

  • Experience with AWS - Redshift, EC2, Lambda 

  • Experience managing data projects from prototype to production tools

We offer

  • We want everyone involved in our games to share our success, that’s why we have a generous team profit sharing scheme from day 1 of employment

  • In addition to a competitive salary we also offer private medical cover and life assurance

  • Creative Wednesdays! (Design and make your own games very Wednesday)

  • 20 days of paid holidays plus bank holidays

  • Great work-life balance with flexible working hours

  • Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!

  • Monthly employee awards

  • Free snacks, fruit and drinks

Our philosophy

We firmly believe in creativity and innovation and that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals. With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible.

Data Scientist

Bengaluru, Karnataka
Full time

Published on 05/26/2021

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