Data Scientist (Remote)

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Posted 17 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameVicky Kilby

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist on behalf of Romero Games to join their growing team on a full-time basis. 

In this role you will be in charge of the data collection and analysis strategy, determining the data that needs to be collected from players and analysing the results in order to inform their development efforts. As part of a thriving independent development studio you will have a significant impact, contributing on multiple levels to the games they make.

This position is open to remote work or relocation to the office in Galway, Ireland for applicable candidates.

Your responsibilities…
  • Analyse player behaviour data to gain insights into player preferences and engagement patterns
  • Research and develop metrics and performance indicators
  • Extract, analyse, and communicate insights from gameplay data
  • Apply machine learning models to better understand players
  • Design telemetry events and maintain, optimise, and shepherd the resulting data
  • Collaborate and work closely with the design team and publishing partners
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist in the games industry, ideally working directly on a game production
  • Familiarity with game development concepts, game analytics, and game-specific metrics
  • Strong proficiency in data analysis, statistical modelling, and machine learning techniques
  • Solid understanding of database systems and experience working with large datasets
  • Experience with data warehouse services such as Hadoop and Snowflake
  • Strong programming skills in related languages such as Python, R, and SQL
  • Experience in predictive modelling and analysis over large datasets
  • Experience building dashboards and reports
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Interest in gaming and understanding player behaviour and game industry trends
Perks and benefits include...
  • Relocation assistance
  • Company ownership, each employee is given a stake in the company
  • Flexible working hours
  • Premium health benefits
  • Fertility and maternity leave
  • Compassionate and bereavement leave
  • Regular social events 
  • Cycle to work programme
Romero Games also includes sabbatical where at 5+ years, should you choose to take unpaid time for a personal project, they will cover 20% of your pay provided that it is in your area of interest.