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Data Engineer

Location: 

Moncton, NB, CA, E1H 2R6

Requisition ID:  5498

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. 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 over 12,000 employees.

The SPIELO brand represents a complete range of end-to-end gaming products for diverse gaming segments, including distributed government-sponsored markets, commercial casino markets, and Amusement With Prize (AWP) markets.

Overview

IGT’s Advanced Research and innovation (ARI) team is seeking a Data Engineer to research, design, and build innovative Analytics infrastructure and Machine Learning (ML) solutions for the gaming industry.  Working in close collaboration with our Data Scientists, this unique role includes both data engineering (60%) and data science responsibilities (40%). It will have a large impact by performing innovative research studies and then taking a hands-on, collaborative approach to implement the resulting infrastructure and insights.

Responsibilities

•    Work closely with Data Scientists and Content Managers to gain a high understanding of our gaming related data and business objectives 
•    Design, build, test, integrate, manage, and optimize large volumes of data from a variety of sources. 
•    Build and maintain the cloud-based infrastructure and architecture that enable data generation.
•    Help Data Scientists turn data into valuable and actionable insights.
•    Work closely with Data Scientists to identify highest value target areas to apply advanced analytics, statistical modeling, data mining and to help research new predictive models, scoring algorithms, and other analytical methods 
•    Design, implement, and test statistical algorithms into production warehouses and reports 
•    Partner with software developers to design, implement, and test analytically-sound software and user interfaces 

Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, applied math, computer engineering, or related field with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience
•    Master’s degree or PhD in computer science, applied math, or information technology with quantitative focus, or equivalent, plus 2 years’ experience
•    Experience in building and optimizing data pipelines from the ground up.
•    Experience in building big data warehouses that can run Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)processes on top of big data sets using cloud-based infrastructure such as AWS or Azure or Google Cloud. 
•    Strong knowledge and experience with programming languages such as Python, R, Java, C++, Scala,…..
•    Experience with data manipulation and SQL and tools such as Hadoop, Kafka, and Spark…… 
•    Working knowledge of expert data mining, machine learning and predictive modeling skills such as decision trees, Markov chains, regressions, time series analysis, CNN 
•    Experience working with software development teams is a plus 
•    Knowledge of casino/VLT gaming data is a plus

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

 

 

 

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, 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 sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, provincial 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.