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Game Mathematician - external contract


Belgrade, RS, 11000

Requisition ID:  14792

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit




We are looking for Game Mathematician to join us in delivering the next generation of casino products for a worldwide audience. We are a passionate team, in the process of undergoing a technology shift. 

Game Mathematician will join our team that is working on the Core product line, where new slot machine games are created from scratch and the emphasis is on innovations and creativity. You will be part of the game development from start to end, you will create mathematical logic from scratch, test the logic you implemented via Python simulations, tune the game payouts, and at the end prepare technical documentation for complex math logic that is checked in external certification bodies. The mathematical logic is implemented in MPT – which in-house developed mathematical game development environment and framework and will be trained with us in detail.

You will work closely with the Game Designer in the game creation process as well as with the other teams (Developers, Artists, Project Managers, Testers, and other Mathematicians) through the game development lifecycle. The mathematical logic you are implementing is the core of our games and one of the most critical success factors in the game business markets.

Due to our international structure, IGT provides you with a challenging multicultural environment where you can use your initiative and contribute to the realization of the company’s targets. IGT strongly believes in personal development and invests continually in training and coaching.

What you’ll do:


•    Create and implement mathematical logic from scratch of the slot game according to specification from the Game Designer
•    Calculate the probabilities of winning combinations and other aspects of game design
•    Write Python simulations to test the mathematical logic of our games
•    Work together with Game Designer on the tuning of the various payouts of the game
•    Work with other teams (Developers, Artists, Project Managers, Testers, other Mathematician) during the game development lifecycle
•    Prepare the necessary mathematical documentation for technical approval, ensuring that compliance requirements are met
•    Be the internal contact person for requests concerning mathematical concepts
•    Have an advisory role during a game’s concept phase for exploitability or compliance risks



•    University degree in Mathematics, Software Engineering Physics or a related field
•    Proficiency in programming C++, C#, Python, Java, or a similar language
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
•    1-4 years of experience in the area of mathematics, statistics, software engineering, or similar (experience in the game slot industry is not required but it is a big plus)
•    Being precise, detailed, and accurate
•    Proactive and team player (cooperating with other teams and having a curious mindset)
•    Solid technical English as well as good communication skills

We offer:


•    Competitive salary
•    Career development in a stable environment (projects planned for several years in advance)
•    Flexible working hours

NOTE: This position requires that you open your d.o.o. company. You would work for us as external vendor (consultant). Our current need is consultant that can devote 40 hours per week to work for us. Initial contract is 1 year with focus on developing long term cooperation. We pay full taxes for amount arranged. We provide equipment and we expect that you are willing to work in hybrid way of work. Our office is based in Ušće Tower 1.

Our Recruitment Process:


•    CV review
•    Talent Partner interview 
•    Test – Candidates will be asked to complete different assignments in the area of combinatorics, probability calculation, and Python code optimization of mathematical logic of a game. You’ll have 7 days to complete the test.
•    Technical interview
•    Final interview







IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit

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