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Senior Data Scientist

V4P FEB19 029


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

Are you passionate about working closely with the business to understand how data can solve challenges for them? Do you believe ML can have a material impact on how we do business and want to be a part of the journey to help teams, companywide, enhance our players’ experiences? Then you could be our new, shiny, Senior Data Scientist!

Your role within our Kingdom

You will be part of a Central ML Operations team. Working closely together with roles as Data Engineer, ML Engineer, ML Ops Engineer. Our mission? Build and maintain data models & pipelines, ML models & infrastructure to iterate on models and operate machine learning reliably at scale.

You will be working with teams across the business supporting in most parts of the ML process; helping define KPIs, perform data exploration & transformations, and ML modeling & evaluation. With over 250+ million monthly active users and 50 billion events being uploaded daily, it’s key that you care about writing highly optimized code and care about quality. You’ll be working with both streaming as well as batch data in a highly challenging technical environment.

You will work in collaboration with business stakeholders, both within your team and supporting other teams, on creating value from data. Together with your team members you´ll get to learn on the job every day!

Skills to create thrills

So what about you? You have hands on experience in various projects working as a data scientist. You are an advocate for high quality analysis and knows when not to apply t- tests and when to. You are a technical leader, meaning you will be responsible for developing and evolving the data solutions fitting the use- cases at scale.

  • Experience working with applied AI/ML applications

  • Good knowledge of data mining and machine learning

  • In- depth experience working with various databases and ability to write complex SQL queries

  • Strong programming experience, manipulating and analyzing data (Java and Python)

Tasty bonus skills

Have any sweet experience with one or some of the following areas? Then we sure like to hear about them!

  • Experience in cloud data products (BigQuery, Dataflow or similar)

  • Familiar with Flink, Kafka, Spark or similar

  • Experience working with propensity scoring use- cases in various environments

  • Contributions to open source projects

  • We know that you are into games on some level (casual, console, board- games, Uno etc.)

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the

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Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

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Data, Analytics & Strategy @ King

V4P FEB19 029

Data, Analytics & Strategy

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