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Data Science Intern - Game Studio

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Job Description

We are looking for talented Data Scientist Interns who recently graduated from a leading university.

Your role within our Kingdom

As part of the Business Performance team, you will work to further understand, model, predict, segment and monetise King’s customers, and help take King’s data capabilities to the next level.

As an intern, you will get a chance to dip your feet and take part of typical tasks that fill our Data Scientists’ day:

  • Build both large systematic reports and one- off small pieces of analysis.

  • Providing on- going reporting and performance monitoring from multiple data sources.

  • Working with all parts of the business to identify analytical requirements and formalize an approach for reliable, relevant, accurate, efficient reporting on those requirements.

  • Translating business needs to technical requirements and implementation.

  • Proactively developing new analyses and insights, to drive decisions and strategies for user acquisition, retention and monetization.

  • Designing and implementing advanced statistical testing for customized problem solving.

  • Debugging and problem solving issues to ensure delivery of accurate metrics.

  • Supporting with scoping and prioritizing future projects.

Skills to create thrills

With a passion for games, you are strong in quantitative analysis, statistics or mathematics, have programming skills and the ability to draw business insights that will add real value to King. You are a fast learner and comfortable working in a fast paced, collaborative environment whilst communicating effectively with a range of other studio roles such as game developers and business managers.

The following skills are meriting for this position:

  • Experience in dealing with large datasets

  • Experience in statistical analysis, e.g. A/B testing, predictive analytics skills

  • Worked with practical applications of data analysis e.g. segmentation, visualisation

  • Software engineering skills, in languages such as Java, R, Python, etc.

  • Experience in large scale data frameworks such as Google Cloud, MapReduce (or similar) is an advantage

About the Stockholm Studio

Our first studio has been making casual games since 2003. It is the home of Candy Crush Saga, one of the world’s most played game. Since 2015 we have two studios centrally located in one of the world’s most unique and beautiful capital cities, built over 14 islands. You’ll find plenty of urban delights and open spaces within walking, skating and swimming distance - dependent on the time of year, of course.

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people that share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. No matter where you’re from, it’s all about what we can achieve together when creating truly magical moments for all our players. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent - because a great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Apply now!

Your application must be in English and should include a copy of your grades.

This will be a 6 month paid full- time internship starting mid- late August 2020, and would suit someone who has recently graduated.

King in Stockholm

“Go and watch the sunset at Skinnarviksberget, it’s the best secret beauty spot in the city.”

This is where it all began. From our Stockholm studio we first embarked on the Candy Crush Saga and the rest is Nordic folklore…

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Relocation Guide

Here at King, we know moving to another country is a life changing decision.

That’s why we’ve gathered everything essential in this easy-to-read-guide. This way you can enjoy your time fully when you get here – like hiking and eating raw herring.


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Data, Analytics & Strategy @ King

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Data, Analytics & Strategy

At King we’re dreaming bigger. Data, analytics and strategy are playing a key part across our Kingdom to shape our future.

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