Mathematician

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Mathematician



Location:

Reno, NV, US, 89521



Requisition ID: 2474



IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. With operations in more than 100 countries and a team of over 12,000 employees, we deliver world-class gaming and lottery technology.



Responsibilities



Join our winning team and work at IGT! As an industry leader, IGT is the worlds leading gaming technology company focused on the design and development of cutting edge and successful casino-style entertainment. IGT leverages its vast content library and pushes the boundaries of global game development to deliver the next generation of great gaming experiences to players around the world.

We are seeking a passionate, adaptive, and hard-working Mathematician that is ready to apply their skills in this fast-paced creative industry. As a mathematician, this position is responsible for analyzing and verifying that the mathematics of IGTs casino gaming products conform to quality standards and jurisdictional requirements. This position independently calculates and simulates the expected pay of casino products, while collaborating with other mathematicians and game designers to find the source of differences in results. Game types requiring support include, but are not limited to, slot, keno, poker, and electronic table games (blackjack, baccarat, roulette).



First Year Goals



* Complete Math Verification training for slot, poker, and keno games

* Complete independent verification of at least six games, with at least one of the six being a poker game, in a team that includes at least one other mathematician

* Create at least one simulation or calculation program to verify accuracy of calculations

* Learn jurisdictional regulations and gain an understanding of their application to slot, keno, and poker products



Required Qualifications



* Bachelors degree or higher in Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer science (or equivalent math-oriented degree with strong mathematical skills)

* Strong expertise in Combinatorics, Probability Theory and Statistics

* Basic programming knowledge and aptitude for learning advanced programming techniques

* Detail-oriented and can prioritize and work on multiple projects at a time

* Must be able to work independently, as well as in group/team settings

* Must be able to clearly explain and present technical and non-technical ideas

* Meet qualifications to receive appropriate state gaming license (must be 21 or older)



Preferred Qualifications



* Masters degree or higher in mathematics (equivalent math-oriented degrees are considered), or 2+ years experience in field using probability

* Background in advanced probability, dynamical systems, dynamic programming, or graph theory is a plus

* Extensive experience with mathematical model building

* Ability to build and maintain working relationships

* Familiar with and interested in gambling games



Keys to Success



- Building collaborative relationships



- Decision making



- Drive results



- Foster innovation



- Personal energy



- Self-leadership



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In addition to a competitive benefits package, we offer generous time-off plans, a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, and free identity theft insurance to name a few.

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged. IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit ***********.



Nearest Major Market: Reno

Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe
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