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Data Science Internship

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Job Description

We are looking for an exceptionally skilled Data Science Intern to join our Kingdom!

When we talk about big data, we’re talking about more than a billion gameplays and 10 billion events. Every day. Being 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.

Your role within our Kingdom

This intern role sits within the BPU. BPU stands for Business Performance Units and they are data driven teams who support the day to day functioning of our titles. They monitor and optimise their performance and support game production teams in developing new features that make our games even more engaging.

Games are a living thing and you will have the opportunity to contribute to their roadmap by analysing all the data generated by our players to understand their behaviour. You will have the chance to work both on optimising player experience for existing games and providing insights crucial to bringing new games towards a worldwide launch. Exposure to, or knowledge or AB testing will be beneficial for this internship, as will a genuine interest in games.

Skills to create thrills

You will ideally have an interest in games, and you should have the ability to work in a flexible and fluid environment, where the job will evolve over time.

Other skills include:

  • Excellent communication and organization skills, with the ability to present your analysis in a clear and unambiguous way

  • Experience in dealing with large datasets and statistical analysis

  • Coding skills in languages such as Java, SQL, R and/or Python

  • Creative problem- solving skills

  • The ability to work well, both autonomously, and as part of a larger team

  • You should be pursuing, or have recently completed, an undergraduate or master’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics or Computer Science, or a relevant subject

King in London

Based in bustling Soho, the cultural heart of the West End, our London studio occupies all four floors of the landmark Ampersand building. Regent’s Park is close enough for a lunchtime run, as are the delights of Covent Garden and the shopping mecca Oxford Street. Non- Brits will soon discover it’s no urban myth; there really is a pub on every corner.

A great saga needs all sorts of heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace, great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply can’t expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. And that’s it.

Apply now!

Want to join our Kingdom? Apply now! All applications need to be in English. This internship will take place in Summer 2021.

Our application deadline is 31st January 2021, however we recruit on an ongoing basis, so early application is advised to avoid disappointment.

Please note that this internship will likely be carried out on a remote basis. We are keeping this under review, and will provide final confirmation closer to the date on which the internship is due to commence, but you should assume the internship will be remote. To be considered for this opportunity you would need to be a resident of, and eligible to work in, a country where King is located, as King can only facilitate local hires in order to comply with its legal and tax obligations. These countries are: UK, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Malta. If you are resident and eligible to work in one of these countries you are free to apply for a remote internship in any of the other King locations listed here (even if it’s not the country you’re resident in). Please note that we will require evidence of your residence and eligibility to work as part of the internship application process.

King in London

“If it’s a lunchtime battle on the foosball table you’re after, let’s hope you find the London job you’re looking for.”

Our Kingdom is in lively Soho, right in the heart of the West End in the centre of the city.  We’ve taken over four floors of the landmark Ampersand Building and turned them into a leafy hub (look out for the trees…) plus there’s a sweet terrace with inspirational city views.

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Data, Analytics & Strategy

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