Senior Data Science Manager - Game Insights

Location: City of London
Job Type: Durée indéterminée
Specialisation: Information Technology
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH10831_1658314399
Contact: Nahum Wood
Email: email Nahum
Senior Data Science Manager - Game Insights
Hybrid working in London Studio
Salary £85,000 - £90,000 + Annual Bonus

My client is looking for a passionate and talented Senior Data Science Manager the expanding department working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium.

You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

The successful candidate loves a variety of data, contexts, business problems, and methodologies; they also want to pick the best solution for the situation. This is a full-time permanent position based out of my clients unique studio in the heart of London.

WHAT WE DO

My clients Analytics team provide insights and actionable results to a wide variety of stakeholders across the organization in support of their decision making. You will partner with multiple departments across the company to design and implement data and pipelines.
The successful candidate will collaborate as a global team to develop cutting-edge data pipelines, data products, data models, reports, analyses, and machine learning applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Lead and inspire a team of world class data scientists and analysts, providing leadership
through coaching and mentorship on a regular basis.
* Act as an SME for all data availability, quality, and analysis possibilities on all our games.
* Influence and contribute to the growth of the wider analytics roadmap.
* Participates in the recruitment of the best-in-class data scientists.
* Lead the development of consumer-ready analysis to analytics team leadership, live
producers, product managers, and partner groups.
* Lead the design, development, and delivery of insights, leveraging machine learning as
appropriate, to address critical business or game questions.
* Lead the design and development of validation tests to assess the efficiency of the model in place and provide strategic insights to stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS

* 2+ years of experience managing/supervising a team.
* 4+ years of experience in data science or similar role in the video game, marketing, finance,
forensics, or technology fields required.
* 5+ years of experience in machine learning, statistical languages, and systems such as
Python and R.
* Extensive knowledge of machine learning techniques such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM,
Decision Forests, Data Mining, Clustering, and Classification.
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, with a strong quantitative
background.
* Ability to develop and maintain good relations and communicate with people at all
hierarchical levels.

Desirables

Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

* Experience with Hadoop, Snowflake and Azure ML.
* Graduate degree (MBA, MSc or Master's, PHD).
* Game industry experience.