Bring our games to life by creating the math models that drive slot game play. Work with a group of exceptionally talented mathematicians and game designers to provide the best gaming experience for the slot player. The ability to work quickly and efficiently as part of a team, take direction, and maintain a positive attitude under pressure is crucial.

Job Responsibilities

Primary

  • Develop and proof math models for slot games that demonstrate game probabilities and return to player via theoretical calculation and/or simulation
  • Code, test, and debug simulations of slot games to gather statistics and verify accuracy of math models
  • Collaborate with software engineers and math test engineers to ensure math models are properly implemented and compliant with applicable regulations.

Secondary

  • Mentor junior mathematicians on all aspects of the mathematician role
  • Collaborate with other mathematicians and game designers to brainstorm new game mechanics and to determine mathematical feasibility of concept math models
  • Develop an understanding of competitive products and technologies.
Job Requirements

Experience

  • 5+ years of professional experience in applied mathematics, probability, and/or combinatorics
  • Gaming industry experience is preferred, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Enjoy working in a creative environment
  • Have strong multi-tasking skills
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work will with others in a team environment
  • Ability to bring projects to completion with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adapt to a customer-oriented, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient in C++, C#, or a similar object oriented programming language
  • Familiarity with working in a Windows programming environment, including Visual Studio.
Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field or equivalent work experience required

Years of Related Experience

5 years.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, use hands, operate a computer, and have specific vision abilities to include close and distance vision, and ability to adjust focus working with computer and business equipment.

Work Conditions

Light & Wonder and its affiliates (collectively, “L&W”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses. As a result, certain L&W employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts. In order to ensure L&W complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, L&W requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles. As a prerequisite to employment with L&W (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to L&W conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.

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Senior Gaming Mathematician