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Senior Data Scientist (AI/ML) | Candy Crush

Stockholm Stockholm County 111 57 Sweden
19 days ago


Data, Analytics & Strategy

Job Description:

Senior Data Scientist (Machine Learning) | Candy Crush

We are looking for a passionate and creative Senior Data Scientist! Someone who is interested in pushing the boundaries of machine learning and games analytics, with a demonstrable ability to apply your skills, be it technical, behavioural or economic, practically in order to generate business value.

Candy Crush Saga is one of the world’s most popular mobile games. Millions of players around the globe match colourful candies in combinations of three or more to win points, defeat obstacles and progress through more than 15,000+ levels. In November 2022, Candy Crush Saga celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Candy Crush Saga is available to download for free from the Apple App Store, Google Play, Amazon App store, Windows App Store and Facebook.

Your role within our Kingdom

You will be working with a diverse set of team members in a lively, dynamic and fast-paced environment. You’ll help us further understand, model, predict, segment and retain our players and join a community of 100+ business intelligence & analytical specialists.

You´ll be part of our Candy Crush Core Gameplay Team, which is a cross-functional team consisting of other Data Scientists, Product Managers, Game Designers and Developers. You will also be working closely together with our wider central AI/ML community of ML Researchers, ML Engineers, and ML Data Scientists, focusing on developing and operationalizing machine learning (ML) models as part of our machine learning initiatives, which includes identifying, scoping, implementing and analysing machine learning use cases for our games. You will play a key role in ensuring the best performance of our products with the goal of providing the best experience to our players.

You will be responsible for

Desired requirements

Bonus skills

As a person

You love to work together with others. In our team we are constantly collaborating with people in other teams so your ability to serve others is key to success. If you are also passionate about learning new things and have a great sense of humour, you will fit in just fine!

About King

At King, we’re Making the World Playful. Heard of Candy Crush? We’re the creators behind it. With game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in Dublin, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Malta, we have a 20-year history of delivering some of the world’s most iconic games in the mobile gaming industry and are on a mission to level-up the little moments for our more than 200 million active monthly users. But we aren’t just crushing it with candies, we’re also behind Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch, Pet Rescue and loads of other sweet games. As a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, King is part of Activision Blizzard, which was recently acquired by Microsoft.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

King strives to be a place where everyone can be their most authentic self. We recognize that diversity, equity and inclusion is a vital and continuous conversation, and that change only happens when we all come together. It’s our mission to build a diverse and inclusive Kingdom for our people, players, and community.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is our mission – it’s the thread that connects our people, our players, and our passion for our games. Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a bit of fun?

Kingsters are seriously playful: creative thinkers who balance art and science to bring moments of magic to millions daily. But our players aren’t the only ones that can level-up. We’re always looking for ways to champion each other and make what’s already great, even better.

So, if this feels like a fun way to spend your days, and you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful.

Applications need to be in English.
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