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Game Math Manager

Location: 

Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  10485

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.

 

Overview

Do you have a compelling vision for creating award winning games in the gaming industry? IGT is looking for a Game Math Manager who can inspire teams to create ‘Core’ game titles across MLP, Video, Stepper product lines.  As a key member of the IGT team, you will guide a team of Game Mathematicians and Game Designers as a functional expert and a people manager.  You will work hand in hand with the Senior Manager for Game Development to inspire and lead the game design function while collaborating with other creative design staff within the Core Studio.  You will provide technical leadership to your team and support innovative solutions and foster an environment of creativity and growth. 

Responsibilities

  • Calculate the probabilities of winning combinations and other aspects of game design
  • Prepare the necessary mathematical documentation for the technical approval.
  • Validate internal math models to ensure they work as intended.
  • Function as the internal contact person for requests concerning mathematical concepts.
  • May assist in investigating anomalous sessions as requested by operators. 
  • Keep up to date with the latest competitor games and market trends.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or other technical field requiring advanced mathematics up to and including probability theory. 
  • 10+ years of experience in Game Design.
  • Solid expertise with Excel; mastery through VBA preferred.
  • Strong expertise in Combinatorics, Probability Theory, and Statistics.
  • Demonstrates outstanding data analysis and presentation skills.
  • Must work well with creative conflict in a consensus-based, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with engineering, art, production, and business personnel.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience managing and cultivating the career development or staff members
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the gaming industry

Keys to Success

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

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At IGT, we consider a wide range of factors in determining compensation, including background, skills, experience, and work location. These factors can cause your compensation to vary. The estimated starting compensation range for the Game Math Manager 1 role is $71,000 - $165,000. The actual pay offered may end up being higher or lower. The Company will comply with all local pay requirements and collective bargaining agreements, where applicable. ​

Base pay is only one part of our Total Rewards program.  Sales roles may be eligible for commission payments, while other roles are eligible for discretionary bonuses .  In addition, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, health, dental, and vision insurance, life, accident, and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, wellness programs, and identity theft insurance. Note: programs are subject to eligibility requirements. 


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe