Senior Data Scientist

Date: 2 Jun 2024

Location: Lisbon, PT

Company: Miniclip

Job Description

At Miniclip we're on a mission to harness the power of data to support our business strategies.

As a Data Scientist, you'll be at the forefront of this endeavor, collaborating with cross-functional teams to decode user behaviors, optimize product features, and shape the future of our offerings. Working closely with our analysts and business stakeholders, you'll spearhead the development of automated and interactive data science products.

Your role will involve designing and developing data science products and delivering them to our products.Digging into the depths of our data, you'll conduct data mining and exploratory data analysis to unearth valuable insights that inform our data science projects. Whether it's optimizing game features, enhancing user experiences, or driving business growth, your contributions will be instrumental in shaping our success.

If you're ready to embark on a journey where your passion for data meets limitless opportunities for innovation and impact, then join us as a Data Scientist and let's redefine the future together.

What will you be doing at Miniclip?

Building automated and interactive data science products

● Support analysts and business users in the design and execution of experiments to validate the objectives of the data products

● Tracking the performance of data science products and acting on performance issues when applicable

● Running data mining and exploratory data analysis in the context of the development of data science projects

● Reporting data science products and projects status and results

What are we looking for?

University degree in a STEM field or equivalent professional experience

● Experience in building and deploying predictive models, including but not limited to machine learning algorithms and feature engineering

● Good Python programming skills

● Scientific and analytical mindset

● Experience with Pyspark, Databricks and the AWS ecosystem are a plus


About Miniclip

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social, and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.