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Data Science Core Developer

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 Science Core Developer you will help build tools and technologies that market and monetise Kwalee games all over the world.

You love to write efficient code and tackle hard puzzles, you like working with a committed team. 

What you tell your friends you do

"I write code that keeps Kwalee games at the top of the charts!”

 What you will really be doing

  • Write python programs to keep Kwalee at the cutting edge of automation and technology

  • Work with the data science team to implement machine learning solutions at scale 

  • Develop successful prototype tools into highly tested automated programs

  • 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 coordinate efforts and get 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

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 development decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the original Micro Machines video game.

Skills and requirements

  • A proven track record of writing high quality program code in Python

  • Experience with machine learning python frameworks and libraries such as Tensorflow and Scikit-Learn

  • The ability to write quick scripts to accelerate manual tasks

  • Knowledge of NoSQL and SQL databases like Couchbase, Elasticsearch and PostgreSQL  will be helpful but not necessary

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

 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 contribute to your pension, offer private medical cover and life assurance

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

  • Gym free membership
  • 25 days of paid holidays plus bank holidays

  • Free snacks, fruit and drinks

  • Monthly employee awards

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

 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 Science Core Developer

Royal Leamington Spa, UK
Full time

Published on 10/29/2021

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