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Data Scientist/Data Engineer - Data

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At Paradox, we are focused on bringing value to our community by creating groundbreaking features for both players and game developers. If you are a passionate, Data Scientist/Data Engineer who would like to work at a successful games company, full of people passionate about technology and games, read on and learn how you can be part of the fun and talented DevOps department!

We are now looking for a Data Scientist/Data Engineer to work as part of our recently established Data team in the DevOps department. The DevOps department is responsible for the Paradox Ecosystem which provides a variety of services and products to Paradox’s various Game Studios. These products and services comprise the Paradox ecosystem which includes the Paradox Account service, Paradox Mods, cross-platform multiplayer, social/player features (leaderboards, cloud saves, forums, etc.), the Paradox Store, the Paradox Game SDK, and much more!

As part of the Data team you will work on our Paradox telemetry services, data warehousing, database architecture, data access controls, data compliance automation. The Data team is responsible for all player data stored by Paradox which includes the integrity, security, and accessibility of our data. Development projects will primarily be focused on data/telemetry ingest and processing, infrastructure templates and data process automation.

What you will be doing:

  • Build, maintain, and review Python ETL & data scripts.
  • Build and maintain internal R/Python libraries and utilities.
  • Optimize and extend the data pipeline and related services.
  • Contribute to the design and maintenance of the database architecture.

What we need to see:

  • Experience working as a Data Scientist/Engineer in a professional capacity.
  • Experience or formal education in R and/or Python 
  • Practical knowledge of SQL languages. 
  • Experience in data management and building ETLs.
  • General understanding of how APIs work.
  • General understanding of best practices for data pipelines and database architecture.

Ways to stand out in the crowd:

  • Experience with AWS or similar services
  • Experience with GIT or similar version control tools
  • Experience implementing ML models into a production environment 

For us it’s important that you enjoy and have the ability to take responsibility and ownership over your tasks. The ability to understand the challenges of our business and stakeholders - and provide the right solution - is key. What we’ll give you in return is a team that has your back, a fun workplace (and products!), as well as the ability to be inventive and work autonomously.


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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

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Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:






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