Monday , May 20 2024

Blizzard Employment – Data Scientist

Website Blizzard

Job Description:

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an experienced Data Scientist to join the Service Technologies team. The Data Scientist champions the data science efforts on the Service Technologies team, concentrating on player behavior and interactions. The team partners closely with game teams, other technical teams, global security, and customer service to help build a safe and welcoming environment for all gamers.

You’ll join the established Player Interactions and Trust team within Service Tech which includes data science, software engineering, research, design, and key partners within our game teams. The ideal candidate is passionate about machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistics, and deep learning and has expertise in designing highly scalable machine learning algorithms.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with data science products and work closely with engineers to help improve the engineering platform in relation to data science work.
  • Communicate machine learning models and products to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Work closely with data and software engineers to deploy, automate, and maintain models seamlessly on production systems.
  • Help build platform-level solutions for machine learning systems.
  • Be a part of the wider machine learning community within Blizzard to share ideas and learnings.
  • Assist with efforts in developing data science capabilities in Service Technologies.
  • Join the data science efforts as it relates to player interactions and research into player behaviors in first- and second party games.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong problem-solving, written and spoken communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of natural language processing
  • Proficiency in statistics, machine learning, and model analytics.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the higher-level programming languages like Python, Java, C++, Scala, R, etc.
  • Masters or Ph.D. with a specialization in deep learning, machine learning, artificial intelligence, computer vision, statistics, applied math, algorithm design, or a related quantitative field.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ hands-on applied or research experience developing machine learning models on large scale data sets.
  • Able to translate academic research into application.
  • Intermediate knowledge in computer architecture/compilers/OOP/data structure and algorithms.
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL analysis.
  • Knowledge of GIT/version control, SQL DB architecture, and Hadoop/Map Reduce/Spark

Job Details:

Company:  Blizzard

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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