Data Scientist

Games Factory Talents Capital Region Full-time
Salary Competitive
Our client Varjo is on looking for a data scientist. Understanding data is a critical part of creating the future of VR technology. You will be responsible for defining and executing complex data investigation projects. You will also work with research scientists to investigate issues and manage data infrastructure, identifying issues based on existing data, proposing new data collection schemes, and driving insight to construct predictive models and algorithms to deliver even better products.

Primary tasks include:

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Data mining
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Enhancing the company's tools and workflows for data analysis, data management and collecting new data
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Effectively communicate insights and recommendations to support decision making


Requirements

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Master’s degree in computer science (or similar major) or equivalent work experience 
  • 3+ years of experience with applied statistics or data analysis, analyzing, processing and manipulating large datasets
  • Experience in programming for data science applications in R, Python, Julia, etc.
  • Experience with applying modern machine learning techniques


Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ years professional experience or PhD in computer science (or similar major)  
  • Relevant publications in world class academic conferences and/or journals
  • Experience coding with C++

Benefits 

  • The possibility to see into the future of computing by taking part in creating the new state of art in mixed reality experiences
  • A startup culture with minimal bureaucracy and maximum opportunity for you to take charge of your work
  • The possibility to select the tools and methods you want to use to do your job effectively
  • Competitive salary and reward plan to share the success
  • Premium employee medical coverage with life insurance and disability benefits
  • Office located right in the middle of downtown Helsinki


If interested, apply through The Hub!

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

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Working at
Games Factory Talents

Games Factory Talents helps matching developers with Finnish and Nordic game studios. Our mission is to find you the perfect job in the game industry, whether you are an artist, programmer or designer. We have close connections with some of the leading game studios in Finland . Tell us about yourself, attach your CV and we will be in touch with you when a suitable position opens up.Our key talent attraction activities are Games Job Fairs and matchmaking developers to game companies.  We help matching developers with game companies. The team has a track record of organising successful recruitment events, leading to hired developers for the Finnish game industry.Our key talent attraction activities are Games Job Fairs, matchmaking developers to Finnish game companies and outstaffing developers for fixed term projects. We have an ever-growing GDPR compliant database of developers.

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