Data Science Engineer
Win money betting on yourself playing AAA video games
Data Science Engineer
About the role
Players’ Lounge enables gamers of all skill levels to earn money and cryptocurrency playing their favorite AAA video games. Our mission at Players’ Lounge is to give gamers a social and monetary return on investment of their gaming time. We are the game agnostic, play-to-earn layer for the most popular games in the world. To date, we have raised $15m in funding. Investors include: ycombinator, Samsung, Griffin Gaming Partners, Strauss Zelnick, Drake, Marissa Mayer and Myles Garrett.
When hiring candidates, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in our culture, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, grow rapidly, and love our work. We also know how critical it is to celebrate and support our differences. Employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences and opinions enables our employees, our product and our community to flourish. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. To help facilitate this, we support remote, hybrid or onsite work at our New York City or Manchester, UK offices.
3+ years of experience Optimize data pipeline architecture for large, complex data sets. Effectively scale our needs for data delivery in a rapid, high growth environment. Assist in the development of statistical and machine learning models for e-sports performance prediction. Analyze metrics related to wagering behavior and performance to identify potential amendments to existing models in deployment. Develop applications for internal dissemination of results from data science projects. Assist in playtesting of models and exploration of potential new games’ data structures. Collaborate with Developers and Product team members on initiatives to drive user growth and retention.
BS/BA in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field of study. Strong programming proficiency in R, additional proficiency in Python is desirable as well. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficiency using SQL (ideally PostgresSQL). Experience developing Shiny applications. Familiarity with implementation of REST APIs. Experience using Docker.
Nice to Haves
Familiarity with Node. Passion for gaming and working with e-sports data. Knowledge of wagering and / or trading concepts and terminology.
About Players' Lounge
Players’ Lounge enables gamers of all skill levels to bet on the outcome of their video game matches and win money. Our mission at Players’ Lounge is to give gamers a monetary return on their gaming time, while adding a new layer of fun and entertainment.
We have raised $15m in funding. Investors include: ycombinator, Samsung, Griffin Gaming Partners, Strauss Zelnick, Drake and Myles Garrett.