Data Scientist

Location: Toronto, ON

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We are looking for Data Scientist who is strongly motivated to work on cutting edge projects with machine learning in the gaming industry. Help Wgames create a unique and personalized experience for each user. In your role as a Data Scientist, you will, at a minimum, be creating predictive user behaviour models and presenting your findings to help Wgames improve both as a company and provide a truly personalized experience for every player.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and test user behaviour models to create personalized experience for each player
  • Work with big data to identify opportunities to improve the game experience
  • Work closely with the game design team to create exciting fun to play games

Must have:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience working in the role of a data scientist or equivalent practical experience
  • Ensure data quality throughout all stages of processing, including data cleaning, wrangling and logging, data augmentation, normalization, and transformation.
  • Production experience with experimental design, data mining, machine learning, and predictive modeling:

  • Supervised: random forest, SVM, boosting, Neural Network, etc
  • Unsupervised: k-means, gaussian mixture, DBSCAN, etc
  • Dimension Reduction: PCA, t-SNE, SVD etc.

  • Excellent programming skills in Python
  • Confidence working with SQL, google cloud service, Amazon web service
  • Experience with common Machine Learning libraries or frameworks such as scikit-learn, tensorflow, pytorch etc
  • Experience with data visualization packages (e.g, matplotlib, seaborn, plotly, ggplot2, lattice)
  • Strong algorithmic thinking and passion for empirical research to answer challenging questions

Strongly desired:

  • Masters or Phd in Computer Science, Statistics, or Mathematics or equivalent
  • Experience deploying machine learning models in a production environment
  • Hands-on experience with end-to-end ML pipeline
  • Solid background in Optimization, Linear Algebra, Probability Theory
  • Experience with GPU utilization and distributed computing
  • 2+ years of experience in software development (e.g., OOP, Unit Testing, etc.)

Company Perks:

  • Personalized meals: Enjoy your breakfast and lunch own personalized meals from our in-house Nutritionist & Chefs. We also have an endless supply of snacks and drinks.
  • Health benefits: Healthfully covers our employees, dental and vision care. We have an excellent benefits package and have you covered from day one.
  • Video games: Whether having lunch or on a break, we have a designated gaming lounge to keep you entertained.
  • Social events: We celebrate almost everything here. Whether it’s your birthday or a coming holiday, we like to take every opportunity to have some fun and socialize amongst our team.
  • Fitness membership and many more perks.

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