Data Scientist - Games

Posted: 6/5/2018

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Essential Responsibilities
  • Ideation of data models and modeling (i.e. historical as well as predictive models)
  • Working with the Games team and partners to understand what are the needed KPIs in addition to what selected BI tools provide
  • Help design and monitor A/B tests
  • Ideate cross-promotion campaigns
  • Work across teams to identify needs and translate them to modeling mandates
  • Explain player behavior and campaign results


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience performing statistical and predictive analytics within video games industry
  • Expert in machine learning
  • Expertise in R and Python
  • Must have more than a passing familiarity with Behavioral Science or Psychology or Social Science

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Expertise in Java and C/C++ a plus
  • Understanding of Big Data technologies (Cassandra, Spark, Hadoop) strongly preferred

    Are you a fan of The Fast and the Furious, Jurassic World, or Back to the Future? Have you ever dreamed about working on innovative games based on your favorite movies and TV shows? If so, The Universal Games and Digital Platforms group is looking for you! Join a diverse group of creative talent, crafting groundbreaking interactive experiences inspired by some of the world’s most valuable brands. Operating with a start-up mindset, the business unit is nimble, and explores new and emerging platforms, such as AR and VR, to stay at the forefront of innovation.They’re currently looking for even more movers and shakers, because this group is GROWING. Could you be the next member of the team that really is all ‘fun and games’?

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