Mathematician in Austin, TX at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/3/2018
  • Job ID:
    IRC12017

Job Description



Assist in the design of math models for gaming products and work closely with the game development artists, sound designers, game designers and producers.

Essential Job Functions:
• Actively participate in game design team discussions that include: artists, sound designers, engineers, designers and producers.
• Work with mathematicians and designers to develop proof of concept and feasibility of game concepts.
• Assist in the development and proof of math models for casino games.
• Contribute to new game design/conception
• Interface with systems engineers and other game design staff to help prototype games.
• Work with mathematician and engineers to verify math model is properly implemented.
• Interface with product test department and regulatory agencies to prove each math model.
• Maintain, update, and organize math models and related information; ensure reports are up to date
• Provide computer simulation and analysis of existing and new math models.

Job Requirements



Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to interface and communicate with other members of the game development staff.
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Ability to bring projects to completion.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.

Qualifications:

Education:   Bachelor’s degree in mathematics preferred; Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Physics or other science field with a strong mathematical background considered.

Required Experience:
Experience with computer programming, especially C#

Preferred Experience:
• Game development experience
• Strong understanding of probability and chance as it relates to game play

Vision:  Close Vision, Depth Perception, Distance Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus, Peripheral Vision, Ability to Distinguish All Colors     

Physical Requirements:   Office environment

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