Mathematician Manager

Reno, Nevada
Full time
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We're pioneers in our field and relentless in our pursuit of excellence. Aristocrat is an ideas company at heart, which means innovation is embedded into every aspect of our business. Whether we're designing sleek new cabinets, premium game content or award-winning systems, we apply fresh thinking and creativity to deliver the world's greatest gaming experience, every day. With cool new titles, such as Game of Thrones TM, Buffalo Diamond, Jackpot Carnival, and Lightning Link along with our award-winning app Heart of Vegas, we're continually pushing the bar of creativity.

The Mathematicians Team Manager is an integral part of the BLS Leadership Team that will help drive the technical team of a high-volume games’ portfolio. As Manager you will oversee development efforts and interact with technical managers across platform, GDK, and Server along with legal and various partners throughout the business. As a manager, you will also be expected to monitor and develop the mathematicians’ team and have close interaction with Game Designers to architect new features and solve complex problems. You will have a significant influence on our overall technical strategy as it relates to the math behind our top performing games by helping define product features, drive development across multiple markets, and spreadhead the best practices that enable a quality product. We are looking for a leader who is technically strong in mathematics and prize first gaming, willing to roll up their sleeves, and dive into troubleshooting technical issues. We want a leader that supports our Word Hard, Play Hard motto, come join us!

What You'll Do

  • Own the complete development cycle for the mathematicians’ team: defining, prioritizing, designing, and leading implementation and testing of new features within the studio development environment.

  • Define, manage, and improve the product development processes by working closely with process leaders across the studio, and with our business partners throughout the company.

  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the mathematicians’ team and ensure project plans and delivery commitments are met.

  • Coach and mentor, our mathematicians to help them grow their skills, enhance their knowledge of our systems and their ability to get things done, while enabling them to be future leaders who are focused on building a high growth and inclusive culture.

  • Work with other technical teams across the business for various markets including Historical Horse Racing,

  • Washington CDS, the lottery markets and Class II

  • Own team’s operational excellence, including creation of and monitoring of metrics and alarms in a continuous process improvement environment.

  • Manage department resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing to maintain a best-in-class team. Hold regular 1:1s with the team.

  • Direct development and delivery of solutions to meet our portfolio requirements.

  • Identify priorities and communicate process and timeline impacts throughout the decision making process.

  • Analyze various technical solutions and recommend based on technical, feasible, and financial merits.

  • All other duties as assigned.

What We're Looking For

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Engineering, or related field, or its equivalent is required

  • Gaming experience preferred

  • 5+ years of people management experience, managing a team.

  • Experience partnering with product OR program management teams.

  • Experience managing, motivating, and retaining high-performance team members.

  • Ability to affect positive change, empower people, cultivate product technology visions and innovative solutions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present technical information and negotiate tradeoffs with a variety of audiences.

  • Experienced decision maker with the ability to articulate product vision and roadmap.

  • 5+ years’ experience as a game math developer, subject matter expert, and strategic influencer on the direction of the product design and development.

Why Aristocrat?

Aristocrat is a world leader in gaming content and technology, and a top-tier publisher of free-to-play mobile games. We deliver great performance for our B2B customers and bring joy to the lives of the millions of people who love to play our casino and mobile games. And while we focus on fun, we never forget our responsibilities. We strive to lead the way in responsible gameplay, and to lift the bar in company governance, employee wellbeing and sustainability. We’re a diverse business united by shared values and an inspiring mission to bring joy to life through the power of play.

We aim to create an environment where individual differences are valued, and all employees have the opportunity to realize their potential. We welcome and encourage applications from all people regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, cultural background, disability status or LGBTQ+ identity. We offer a range of flexible working options through all.flex, our flexible hybrid work model and invite you to have a conversation with us about flexible working. EEO M/F/D/V

  • World Leader in Gaming Entertainment

  • Robust benefits package

  • Global career opportunities

Our Values

  • All about the Player

  • Talent Unleashed

  • Collective Brilliance

  • Good Business Good Citizen

The US based roles may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.

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Our goal is to pay a market competitive salary focusing near the median of our pay ranges. However, final offers for all positions will be based on several factors such as experience level, education, skills, work location, and internal pay equity.