Senior Data Scientist - Virtual and Augmented Reality

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 08/07/2015 Industry: Sales Engineer Job Number: 22140

Job Description

Category : Sales Engineer
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 22140

#21955 Senior Data Scientist- Virtual and Augmented RealityLocation: San Francisco, CA, 94107Company: This cross-platform digital technology company is focused on disrupting the games as a service market. You probably haven't heard of them yet, but that's about to change as the company revolutionizes the next generation of gaming with virtual and augmented reality. Recently spun out of Technicolor Ventures, they're busy building a world-class set of tools and technologies that put more power in the hands of developers to create amazing games and take the guess work out of running live services. The company has already assembled a core team of veteran game technologists, developers and product folks but they need even more people who are passionate about what it takes to make, operate and publish great games.Job Opportunity:We are seeking a hands-on Lead Data Scientist to help build the next generation of tools that helps the Interactive Entertainment industry create compelling content. You'll use your skills at surfacing meaning from a sea of data and knowledge of machine learning techniques to create a product that helps people reach actionable, data driven conclusions.The ideal candidate is passionate and highly skilled, who can help guide the data-surfacing portions of our product to show unique, cutting edge value through extensive use of data mining, modern machine learning, and optimization techniques. All of this is against a data set that reflects user behavior across a variety of properties and companies. If you enjoy solving complex business problems by using a vast dataset, all on a blank slate, this is the job for you. By helping shape this core feature of our product, your skills and leadership will help accelerate the growth of our venture backed company.Responsibilities Work on all aspects of the design, development, and delivery of machine learning enabled solutions for product optimization in interactive entertainment. Scale, enhance and automate analytics and data exploration, model building and deployment, and visualization. Design, code, validate, automate, and scale software in a collaborative environment Passion for developing efficient, testable, scalable, and well-documented code Collaborate with Product Management to formulate Data Analytics offerings. Provide key input into build/buy/partner decisions for all components of the data analytics infrastructure.REQUIREMENTS
Ph.D. or M.S. in Statistics, Data Mining, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative discipline 4+ years of experience with a Ph.D. or 8+ years with MS with a clear pattern of increasing responsibility Experience with data analytics projects involving machine learning/optimization in production environments Proficiency in a high level programming language like Java or Scala Knowledge and experience working with SQL and relational databases like Postgres Deep, hands-on knowledge of Apache Spark Business and analytical thinker, with an ability to translate business problems/opportunities into data analytics based solutions Unit testing, automated integration testing, and documentation Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Flexibility and bandwidth to deal with a novel, dynamic and fast-paced environment Experience creating SaaS products a big plusContact:Jon Piggins / Redfish TechnologyExecutive Recruiter, IT Sales & MarketingO: 208-788-8260E: jon[at]redfishtech[dot]comL: www.redfishtech.comRedfish Technology Building Growth-Mode Tech Companies with Hand-Picked Talent.

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