About the Company

We are a rapidly growing mobile games studio, offering a great environment to attract top talent. Our mission is to bring the knowledge and experience of a chart-topping mobile games company into a close-knit, collaborative environment. Our guiding principle as a team is that when people love what they do, what they do will be loved by others. The studio is filled with people who love taking things apart and figuring out how they work. We enjoy problem-solving and most importantly, we LOVE making games. Tripledot Studios was founded by a team of industry veterans from some of the biggest names in mobile games such as King, Peak Games, Facebook, and Product Madness. Tripledot recently won Tech Growth Business of the Year!

About the Role

Tripledot Studios are seeking a Director of Data Science to manage, mentor and grow our Data Science team, support product and marketing through data and tools, define data engineering requirements, and continue building and improving the company-wide data culture.

We gather over 10,000 data points per second from our millions of players, giving us huge quantities of data to support the data-driven optimization of our titles and processes. Tripledot needs someone who can lift our already strong data-led approaches to the point of being world-beating.

Our Data Science team is responsible for all stages of data usage: descriptive analytics to capture and report the data and allow decision making, diagnostic analytics to help our Product and Marketing team understand the environment we operate in and create more value, and predictive analytics to build ML models that allow us to make tactical complex decisions at scale and optimise our operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the day to day workload of the data science team
  • Manage and guide data scientists in building predictive ML models
  • Mentor the data science team to continually improve their skills
  • Communicate with other teams to define data requirements, skill gaps, tool gaps and areas where data science can provide value
  • Guide the Internal Product and Data Engineering teams in creating and supporting internal tools and services
  • Define new roles and structures, and interview candidates to grow the data science team
  • Test and choose external platforms and tools
  • Support the leadership team in company-wide decision-making

Requirements

  • Extensive data science or analytics-focused management experience, preferably of teams of 10 individuals or more
  • Extensive data science or analytics experience in a B2C mobile gaming or mobile apps company
  • Excellent technical data science or analytics skills: Python, SQL, data visualization (preferably Tableau or Looker)
  • Experience building effective and sophisticated predictive ML models from scratch
  • Good understanding of AB testing and diagnostic analytics
  • A strong analytical degree or PhD from a good university
  • Great communication skills. You will coordinate the complex and detailed work of our data science team with other teams, communicate timelines, expectations, and needs in a clear manner, while keeping team members motivated
  • Experience developing junior and mid-level data scientists to improve their knowledge and develop a culture of learning
  • Have hired and structured data science teams previously
  • An understanding of Data Engineering to the level necessary to cooperate with the Data Engineering team on projects. You do not need to be a Data Engineer yourself

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary plus options
  • Yearly CPD allowance for learning and development materials, courses, and seminars
  • Health insurance, Dental, Life, and Critical Illness cover
  • Subsidised gym membership and cycle to work scheme
  • Regular perks such as cocktail parties, game nights and company events

Contact

Applications should be sent to Jobs@Tripledotstudios.com

Tripledot Studios is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, pregnancy, marital status or veteran status.

To apply for this job email your details to Jobs@Tripledotstudios.com