Share this Job

Mathematician

Location: 

Belgrade, 00, RS, 11000

Requisition ID:  8521

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 www.igt.com.

 

Our Department

 

Our Belgrade Online Gaming department (centered in San Francisco ) counts 50+ great people and growing. Lot of our employees have a great (10+ years) of experience and expertise. We are successfully creating games here on location for more than 15 years, with well-established business, product, and processes, while company globally for more than 50 years.

 

Our Products are Online Multi Channel Games (Desktop/Mobile/Tablet) therefore we are using cutting edge technology in our production. Besides new techs we have well rounded processes as well.  

 

Team includes a US based team of producers, artists, engineers, designers, etc. , which may include members in Belgrade or worldwide.

 

Would you like to be part of our great team?  Here is what you need.

The Mathematician will:

 

Calculate the probabilities of winning combinations and other aspects of game design.
Be responsible for coding and testing the mathematical logic of our games.
Prepare the necessary mathematical documentation for the technical approval.
Participate in designing all aspects of a game design including entertainment, pacing, mathematical outcomes, and player communication.
Actively work on multiple projects concurrently (strong multitasking is essential). 
Be consulted in advisory role during a game’s concept phase for exploitability or jurisdictional risks.
Jointly develop and adopt prototypes and simulators (C#, XML schema and Direct X) for game concepts.
Have a possibility to pitch innovative ideas and submit patent applications.
May be called on to verify jackpot awards, or other large wins.
May assist in investigating anomalous sessions as requested by operators.

Qualifications

 

University degree in Software Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or similar science.
At least 2 years of experience as a mathematician - game designer.
Experienced and Proficient in statistics and probability.
Strong Excel skills.
Proficient in programming C++, C#, Phyton, Java or similar language, for simulating game logic
Being precise, detailed, and accurate
Solid technical English as well as good team playing and good communication skills 

The way we work 


We organize our game production workflow in a relaxed environment, practicing agile/scrum methodology through game production lifecycle that consists of: Pre-Production, Development, Play Test, Acceptance Review, QA, Certification, Live. Game designer is involved from Pre-Production phase till QA Sign off phase, working both on creating and troubleshooting math model of the game. During this process you will closely cooperate with other team member of other disciplines (art/dev/sound...). While our producers are managing this process for every game, your team lead will be there for you to help you, train you and technically guide you through it, supporting you through your career growth. This is aligned with our values, as we value cooperation, positive atmosphere, and teamwork while we strongly believe in personal development and invest continually in training, coaching and career progress of our employees. Our working hours model Is fully remote.

We offer


Opportunity to learn and further improve your skills
Opportunity to develop a career within a stable environment
Full-time/permanent employment and competitive salary
Private health insurance for you and your family
Flexible working hours including work from home and from office

Our Recruitment Process


We aim to reply to all applicants. Interview process consists of several stages, each one allowing us get to know you better, professionally and technically. It is also an opportunity for you to gain a better understanding of our culture and the work we do here.  

 

The stages include:
•    CV review
•    Phone Interview with recruiter 
•    Technical interview for shortlisted candidates
•    Candidates who successfully complete this step are eligible to pass to the final round
•    Usually, the whole process lasts few weeks – we’ll keep you updated on each stage!

 

 

#LI-NG1

 

 

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 www.igt.com.