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Senior Data Scientist

2K
Austin, Texas
1 month ago
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Who We Are

Founded in 2005, the 2K label includes some of the most talented game development studios in the world today including: Firaxis Games, Visual Concepts, Hangar 13, 2K Czech and Cat Daddy Games. Our world-class team of engineers, developers, graphic artists and publishing professionals are stewards of a growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, NBA 2K, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM. 2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO).

2K develops and publishes interactive entertainment globally for console systems, handheld gaming systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, which are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, sports, casual, and family entertainment.

What We Need

We are looking for skilled and passionate data scientists to work in our growing central Data Science team. They will primarily focus on console/PC games and be responsible for crunching data, building models, and extracting insights. Model outputs in a production environment to power live-ops (in-game monetization) and marketing (in-game, in-console, and direct). Insights by leadership to manage the business and improve the product.

Our games are played by millions every day, and in-game monetization is part of the Analytics group, so our team has a very rich dataset to play with and a direct path to implementing our outputs.

What You Will Do

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit

The ideal candidate must see the underlying story in the data, build sophisticated or simple models depending on the situation, and develop a compelling communication to executives. Being a solution-oriented, creative problem solver; a self-starter with the passion and enthusiasm to drive results for meaningful change is critical for this role.

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