Senior Data Scientist
Business PerformanceHerzliya

Plarium is an international game development company specializing in mobile and browser games. Our studios are located in the USA, Israel, Ukraine, and Russia, and consist of over 1,000 employees.  
Plarium owns a state-of-the-art Big Data platform to support its different games and activities.

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who will utilize her/his expertise into designing predictive models in the fields of player behavior and game experience and be a professional focal point for our data science team.

Responsibilities:

  • Build ML algorithms that will meet the business objective, reaching a high level of precision in your results
  • Be able to query and use very large data sets, including data pulling, processing and cleaning
  • Ability to deal with all parts of the modelling workflow – from research, data extraction, model selection and design, to deployment and clearly presenting and communicating the results
  • Collaborate with different business units (inc. a team overseas) in designing and implementing your solutions, making sure to comply with business needs 
  • Collaborate with the different engineering and BI teams, making sure to comply with the technical needs and constraints
  • Conduct independent research and innovative thinking, keeping track with technology advancement and new tools and researches in the data science field 

Requirements:

  • At least 4 years of previous experience as a data scientist, preferably from the online industry
  • Good knowledge of SQL, Python and Scala
  • Deep understanding of mathematics and statistics
  • Deep understanding of ML algorithms (classification, regression, clustering and deep learning frameworks)
  • Good understanding of big data platforms and querying tools (GCP- an advantage)
  • An academic degree in an analytical field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • Research background or paper publication – an advantage
  • Experience with image recognition, deep reinforcement and NLP – an advantage
  • Data engineering skill set – an advantage

Personal requirements:

  • Proactive attitude, entrepreneurial mindset, with a strong work ethic 
  • A passion for problem-solving and efficiency
  • Ability to work in a team, share information and give professional guidance
  • Excellent English skills
  • Presentation Skills – an advantage
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What's next?

Send us your resume
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Found the perfect job for you? Excellent. Send us your resume and a link to your portfolio, if applicable.
Test task
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Our recruiters will ask you to perform a test task. This will allow you to demonstrate your professional skills and give us the chance to evaluate your work. If your test task meets our requirements, you will be invited for an interview with the technical team lead.
Professional Interview
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This will give you the opportunity to tell us about your experience and allow us to explain the technical aspects of the job. If you live a long way from the studio, we can arrange a Skype interview instead.
Meeting with HR
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After the professional/team lead interview, you will meet with our HR specialist. They will give you more information about your development prospects in the company and provide details regarding our employee benefits program.
Meeting with the VP / CEO
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In some cases, depending on the position, you will be invited to meet the VP / CEO, for a final decision.
Ready to start
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Once the above stages are complete, we will invite you to our studio to make a formal job offer. If you live in another city or country, you can use our relocation program to help you hit the ground running.
First day at work
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You're ready to begin life at Plarium. Welcome, friend.
Keeping in touch
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We keep all resumes and job applications on file. Don't give up if you're unsuccessful first time round - we'll contact you as soon as a suitable position appears.