Junglee Games

Data Scientist

As our Data Scientist, you'll develop complex statistical models and machine learning algorithms to tackle critical product and business challenges. Working with product teams you will implement data science models that integrate into live production systems. Through deep behavioral analytics, you’ll uncover significant product insights to help improve our player experiences. As an SME in our organization, you’ll level-up our data science infrastructure and tools, by contributing directly to our Data Intelligence vision and associated Engineering stack.

Responsibilities

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing machine learning algorithms that impact the business.
  • E2E algorithm deployment working closely with engineering teams.
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods and develop internal A/B testing procedures.
  • Find opportunities to automate fraud detection, personalization, etc using machine learning algorithms and working with tech teams.
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis.
  • Propose hypotheses and design experiments in the context of specific problems.
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance.
  • Extending the company’s data with third-party sources of information when needed in form of Restful APIs.

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Engineering, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or Mathematics
  • Experience in big data analytics
  • 2+ years of experience as an analyst in the BI space
  • Experience in Machine Learning: Data /Text Mining, NLP, Ensemble methods, Search Algorithms, Deep Learning algorithms
  • Good applied statistics skills such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Experience in scripting languages like Python/ Julia. PySpark experience will be preferred
  • Deep understanding of SQL (Presto, Hive, MS SQL) - write efficient codes and decipher query plans to identify performance bottlenecks
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB/ Cassandra.
  • Experience in deep learning frameworks like Tensorflow, PyTorch or similar technologies. E2E experience including model serving will be preferred.
  • Basic understanding of AWS will help but it is not preferred
  • Data-oriented personality and scientific temperament that seeks to rigorously validate hypothesis/ ideas.
  • Great communication skills.

About Junglee Games

Junglee Games is a leader in the skill-gaming space, with over 25 million users. Founded in San Francisco in 2012, and funded by top-tier Silicon Valley VCs, Junglee Games is the fastest-growing skill-gaming company in the world. Some of our notable games are Junglee Rummy, Eatme.io, Junglee Teen Patti, and Howzat.

With teams in 7 countries, Junglee is 350+ people strong and has close to doubled in revenues and headcount every year. With YOY growth of 80-100% and high profitability, Junglee will see close to $600 million in gross transaction volumes in FY19-20 and scale to 50 million users.

Our team has worked on international AAA titles like Transformers, Real Steel, Mech Conquest, and Dueling Blades. Our designers have worked on some of Hollywood’s biggest hits, including the movie Avatar.

Junglee is not just a gaming business - it is a blend of data science, innovation, cutting-edge technology and, most importantly, a values-driven culture that is creating the next set of conscious leaders.

Our mission is to build entertainment for millions of people around the world and connect people through high-quality games with customer delight.

Junglee Games is an equal opportunity employer. The organization celebrates diversity and takes pride in its inclusive environment where all employees are treated equally.Qualifications

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