Junior Slot Designer / Mathematician - Online Gaming - Up to £30,000

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Recruiter
Playtech plc
Location
London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
05 May 2017
Closes
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Slot Designer / Mathematician Based at our London Bridge office, we’re currently looking to recruit for a Junior Slot Designer and Mathematician to join our team. Applicants must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide range of people, from artists and product owners to other game developers and testers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The person occupying this role will join the product team to create maths models for gambling games (predominantly online and B2 & B3 category betting shop slots).

This involves:

  • Working within the Product department to brainstorm new game ideas.
  • Assisting the in-house mathematicians and developers to create spreadsheets and bespoke coded tools to model the maths for slot games.
  • Playing and researching games.
  • Learning the basics of balancing games, creating successful slots, and analysing, categorising, and verifying maths, to provide good gameplay experiences.
  • Work as a representative of the math team for Ash Gaming games to various external companies and internal Playtech sister companies.
  • Researching successful slot games, features and balances.
  • Drawing conclusions from historical statistical analysis and supervising future analysis on slot statistics, profits, rankings and player behaviour.

Experience

Essential

  • Proficiency in Excel formulae
  • Degree in Maths / Maths-related degree / Programming Degree / or equivalent
  • Good knowledge of probability and statistical modelling
  • Familiarity with Monte Carlo methods, stochastic processes and Markov Chains

Desirable

  • Experience in Agile development practices
  • An interest in games and gambling
  • Programming skills and experience

The Team

This is a great opportunity to join an agile and technical team. The team works on variety of different projects and two days are never the same.

A Bit About The Office

Playtech Casino’s fundamental approach is to deliver the highest quality gaming experience for the player whilst delivering a profitable game for our customers. We want our employees to enjoy their work and to develop their skills as much as possible, and we cultivate a company culture of working hard and playing hard. This positive, progressive attitude shows up in the final quality of everything we produce. In our London Bridge office, we have everything from an Xbox, Wii and VR to a pool table to inspire and encourage ideas through creative play.

About Playtech

Here at Playtech, we strive to constantly innovate - adding new applications and functionality to our already impressive product suite. You will find yourself working alongside some of the most talented professionals in the industry, with all of them consistently delivering quality work to ensure our brand remains at the forefront of the gaming industry.

Playtech is a leading software provider for online gaming operators and can be positively considered as one of the pioneers of the worldwide online and land-based gaming industry. Company's business portfolio consists of the most prominent names in the business, including Bet365, William Hill, PaddyPower, Gala, Coral, Betclic, Winner, Betfair, Poker770, etc. Behind the eminent success of Playtech's products and services there are around 5,000 people located in 14 countries, the majority of whom are engaged in research and development of current and future gaming technologies.