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(Expired) Data Scientist

2 months ago by Psyonix

  San Diego (California), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Data

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Psyonix is a video game developer located in downtown San Diego. Best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive and addictive gameplay, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes a healthy work-life balance.

We are looking for a qualified and passionate Data Scientist to join us on the analytics team. You will focus on transforming raw player behavior data into actionable insights. Through in-depth analysis, you will create predictive models and algorithms as well as identifying pain points and improving the player gameplay experience.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Utilize gameplay data to derive player motivation and behavior to deliver actionable insights
  • Perform in-depth analyses across a multitude of data sets, types, and sources
  • Create and maintain advanced statistical models and assist in deployment into our infrastructure
  • Contribute unique, personal ideas towards all aspects of game production and development
  • Liaise with other team members and departments to determine project needs and requirements

Ideal Qualifications & Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience with writing and maintaining SQL objects, preferably MySQL
  • 2+ years of experience interacting with large and complex data sets
  • Advanced understanding and application of various statistical analysis methods
  • Demonstrated experience in architecting new data flows along with the reporting, presentation and visualization of resulting data
  • Experience with object oriented programming
  • A passion for diving into data to extract trends, signals, and insights
  • Experience simultaneously addressing multiple project and stakeholder needs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Additional Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of the game industry’s inner workings
  • Familiarity with C# / R / Python / PHP / Linux
  • Working knowledge of Cloud Computing (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure) and associated infrastructure

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