Lead Data Scientist, Zynga Games

Lead Data Scientist, Zynga Games

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Who we are:

Chartboost is the leading in-app monetization and programmatic advertising platform. We reach a global audience of over 700 million monthly active users and process over 2.7 trillion monthly advertising auctions. The Chartboost SDK is one the most widely integrated mobile ad SDKs and through the Chartboost Exchange, Ad Network, DSP and other services, we empower mobile app developers to build businesses, while connecting advertisers to highly engaged audiences.

We’re looking for an experienced Data Science Lead to join our real-time bidder team, one of the most exciting and important products within Chartboost. This role is focused on leveraging our first-party data from Zynga and Take Two to improve the performance of our platform for mobile advertisers, and will partner closely with our data and platform engineering teams to prototype and deploy new signals in our bidder.

Impact you will make: 

  • Explore and develop expertise with cutting-edge infrastructure for model development, deployment, and observability
  • Build a team of motivated, resourceful data scientists working on a business-critical and highly visible product
  • Produce new methods and workflows for leveraging first-party data sets
  • Proactively identify opportunities for optimization, and own the scoping and implementation of solutions
  • Collaborate closely with game studios and advertisers on the delivery of results

Who you are:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Statistics, Math, Economics, Machine Learning or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of practical experience in a Data Science or Machine Learning role, and sound understanding of Data Science and Machine Learning principles
  • 1+ years of Data Science or Software Engineering team leadership experience
  • Experience using SQL and distributed frameworks such as Spark for exploratory data analysis and data transformation 
  • Exposure to different machine learning and modeling techniques, including deep learning and traditional modeling techniques
  • Experience working with large-scale data sets across a variety of data sources
  • Track record of clear communication, successful project management, and collaboration with product or business teams

The following experience would be a plus:

  • Hands-on with deep learning in production pipelines
  • Ad Tech or Mobile game industry


  • Competitive salary with bonuses based on performance
  • Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) - you will have the potential of RSUs depending on the level/role
  • Company sponsored daily lunch, healthy snacks, and coffee in our cool office in the centre of Barcelona - near subway and train stations
  • Flexible schedule based on core hours and the possibility of working from home dependent on team
  • English/Spanish lessons and/or other investments in your professional development
  • Private health insurance
  • Gym membership 
  • Transportation reimbursement
  • 23 days of paid time off per year
  • 15 paid holidays per year
  • Team building events

More about us:

We are proud of the product we've built and appreciate the impact it has on other people's businesses and lives. We want to be surrounded by people who are always finding opportunities to try something new and grow. We love data and anything that helps drive intelligent decisions and always design with the user in mind.  Sounds like a fit? Join us, and be part of the team that will change the future of mobile gaming!

We are an equal opportunity employer — we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and make our hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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