Senior Mathematician in Chicago, IL at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 5/30/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:
Design math models for gaming products and work closely with the game development artists, sound designers, game designers, and producers.

Essential Job Functions:
•Develop promotable mathematicians
•Working with the team to clearly assess the feasibility of the working math model.
•Working with the game designer to develop a math model with the players needs in mind.
•Managing the ongoing development of the math documentation to ensure that it remains accurate and up-to-date.
•Verifying the accuracy of the math model.  Providing the theoretical proof of the model
•Maintaining all documents relating to the math
•Work with the Game programmer to ensure proper implementation of the math model

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mathematics required.

Required Experience:      
3 years experience as a Mathematician in a gaming environment

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:  
•Ability to interface and communicate with other members of the game development staff.
•Ability to bring projects to completion
•Good written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
•Experience in C++ programming helpful
Vision:  Please list all that apply:  Close Vision, Depth Perception, Distance Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus, Peripheral Vision, Ability to Distinguish Colors     ALL

Physical Requirements:   Office environment

Work Conditions:  May require weekend and evening hours.   May require travel.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Note: This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job.  The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.
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