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Mathematician II

Location: 

Moncton, NB, CA, E1H2R6

Requisition ID:  6431

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.

Overall Objective & Purpose

This position participates as a game team member and designs and builds paytables from game specifications for all new and modified games and provides all mathematical calculations and testing for game development. 

Responsibilities

  • Participates with game teams in building high performing games.  Participates in team brainstorming sessions to develop new genre games, never seen before in the industry.  Participates in deciding the content and timing of new software releases and provides accurate time estimates for the development of game paytables.
  • Designs and builds paytables from game specifications provided by Game Designers for all new and modified games using Excel. Calculates the value of probability and mathematical equations for new and modified games.
  • Works with the Game Designers to develop reel strips.  Approves all mathematical equations and market requirements for final paytables and reels.
  • Designs and codes simulation programs for all new and modified games in C/C++.  Runs simulation programs and document the simulation results.
  • Implements math logic in games using basic Python language.

This description is a summary of principal duties and responsibilities and is not intended to include all duties which may be assigned

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Mathematics, Physics or Statistics.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English (French is an asset)
  • Very good knowledge of C and/or C++.
  • Knowledge of Python is considered an asset.
  • Advanced proficiency with Excel and database management software.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office.
  • High degree of creativity, innovation, and analytical ability.
  • Gaming experience is considered an asset.

 

 

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.