Lead Data Scientist (m/f/d)

  • Fulltime
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Koch Media GmbH - Munich

Koch Media is an international media company with more than 2000 employees worldwide. As a leading and independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in Europe and the USA, our business areas include the production of films and games, the purchase and sale of film license rights, the distribution of digital media products and games publishing under the Deep Silver label.

For our Headquarters in Planegg/Munich we are looking for an experienced and motivated Lead Data Scientist (m/f/d).

Your Mission

  • Drive the overall strategy of the data analytics and data science to serve our current and future games as well as our business goals
  • Translate business needs to technical requirements and game KPIs and work with development teams to ensure correct implementation and tracking
  • Evangelise data-driven approaches to the development teams and promote potential future uses of telemetry
  • Lead and mentor a team of high-performing data scientists and data analysts across the larger organization to drive insight and influence decisions at product and game studios’ level
  • Spearhead machine learning initiatives in the group and oversee the technical implementation to create new opportunities for our future games
  • Supervise use of statistical techniques on large dataset to analyze user behavior and extract useful insights
  • Collaborate closely with the Lead UX Researcher to ensure data analytics and UX research work hand in hand

Your Profile

  • University degree (BSc, MSc, PhD) in statistics related program (mathematics, physics, computer science)
  • Multiple years of experience working in the video games or comparable industry
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Scientific curiosity and drive to get deep insights into problems
  • Extensive experience with statistics and statistical programming in R and/or Python
  • Knowledgable in analytics and cloud technolgies (GCP, AWS)
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Very good English skills (written and spoken). German skills a plus
  • Ideally passion for video games

What we offer

  • Lead an agile, distributed team, motivated to contribute to a variety of AAA video games
  • Employment in one of the most exciting industries in the world: the film and games industry
  • Partnership-oriented working atmosphere in a modern and broad-based media company
  • Wide range of training and development opportunities as part of our Koch Media Academy
  • Company benefits such as employee events, fitness cooperation with Urban Sports, bicycle leasing, flexible working hours, 30 days vacation, company pension plan, free drinks, fresh fruit, etc.
  • Opportunity to share your passion for movies and games with colleagues

Do you want to be part of our success story? We look forward to receiving your application!

The more comprehensive your documents are to us, the better we can get a picture of you. You should upload at least one cover letter and your CV. Please prefer to use our online application form. If you have any further questions, please send an e-mail to jobs@kochmedia.com.



Koch Media GmbH - Lochhamer Str. 9 - 82152 Planegg - www.kochmedia.de