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Staff Data Scientist, App Performance - Rec Room

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Job Title
Staff Data Scientist, App Performance
Job Location
Remote (United States)
Job Description

Rec Room is the best place to build and play games together. Chat, hang out, explore millions of rooms, or build something new to share with the world. Rec Room is played on nearly every platform worldwide, and we want to ensure it's played well. We are currently seeking a Senior/Staff Product Data Scientist with a focus on App Performance.

As the data lead on this cross-company initiative, you’ll play a critical strategic role in shaping how and where we focus our efforts. You’ll work closely with senior leadership and developers across multiple teams to understand how technical quality impacts player experience and to identify the highest-leverage opportunities for improvement. You'll also collaborate with our creator and partner teams to feed this information back to our creators. 

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Own our understanding of the technical quality of the app, meet frequently with Rec Room engineering leads and company management, and shape investment decisions.
  • Lead initiatives to develop new tracking and experimentation methodologies to uncover opportunities to improve various aspects of the app.
  • Use statistical and machine learning techniques to analyze complex data sets, identifying trends that will inform improvements in app stability and performance.
  • Own the experimentation plan for the company and its quality efforts, guiding teams on whether to ship and how to consider engagement tradeoffs.
  • Develop a strong understanding of how game development on Unity works 
  • Work with Creator success teams and our personalization team to incorporate your findings into the product. 

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH: 

  • 5+ years of data science experiments, with experience in highly technical roles, such as infrastructure, app performance, and complex ranking systems. 
  • Bachelor’s or Masters in Math, CS, or related field
  • Significant expertise in experimentation methodologies
  • Solid knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with Python or R is a plus
  • A constant desire to learn, improve, and help others improve
  • Effective communicator with the ability to distill complex concepts into easily digestible insights

 

COMPANY INFO TO KNOW: 

Rec Room offers generous medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and your children. We also support your retirement benefits with a company match. Rec Room values work-life balance by providing unlimited paid time off. Our company values are absolute and drive our culture. We work hard to be a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life. 

Rec Room provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

COMPANY INFO TO KNOW: 

Rec Room offers generous medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. We also support your retirement benefits with a company match. Rec Room values work-life balance by providing unlimited paid time off. Our company values are real and drive our culture. We work hard to be a safe and friendly place for people from all walks of life.

Rec Room provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Applicants who are in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, accessibilityrequest.hr@recroom.com. Rec Room will work with each individual to define their application-related needs and to try to accommodate those needs.

Applicants can find our CCPA disclosure notice here. 

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Rec Room Headquarters Location

Memphis, TN

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Rec Room Company Size

Between 1 - 10 employees

Rec Room Founded Year

2016

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