1/ST Technology

Mathematical Game Designer

Job Locations US-MD-Hunt Valley | US-MD-Hunt Valley
ID
2022-1149
Category
Engineering
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Ready to take a different path? Passionate about Technology? Love horse racing? Eager to work in a rapidly growing industry? Fascinated by the world of gambling and casinos? If you answered YES to any of these questions, the 1/ST TECHNOLOGY Group could be the right fit for you!

 

1/ST TECHNOLOGY is a global group of Technology, service, and wagering companies that provides B2B and B2C wagering and betting infrastructure for the horse racing and casino industries.  Our companies and products include AmTote, Xpressbet, 1/ST BET, and PariMAX, and we are always eager to add enthusiastic and knowledgeable members to our growing team.  Whether you’re a railbird, gamer, or you’re just passionate about Technology, and we’d love to find out if there’s a spot where you can thrive in the 1/ST TECHNOLOGY Group.  

 

At 1/ST Technology, innovation drives us to create dynamic digital experiences in the horse racing and gaming industry.

 

We are seeking a talented Mathematical Game Designer to work as part of the 1/ST Technology - PariMAX game development team creating a line of casino style gaming products. The role requires interfacing with a cross functional team of Developers and Artists in designing and developing mathematical models that support a game’s payout structures and game mechanics. You will combine an affinity for mathematics with programming and design thinking in order to build the most entertaining game experiences possible for our players. This position will construct all mathematical components of our gaming products with a collaborative development team, helping to shape the future of our gaming initiatives with their innovation.

Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the design and calculation of mathematically driven casino style gaming product
  • Demonstrates leadership in designing mathematical structures of the product line
  • Constructs simulation software for modelling complex mathematical wagering systems
  • Performs duties with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in creating mathematical models, game logic, design documentation, and customer-facing specifications
  • Performs extensive play testing of game software with special attention paid to mathematical experiences, game pace and in-game messaging around mechanical behavior
  • Analyzes field performance data in order to determine patterns for successful mathematical models and mechanics
  • Observes industry trends to ensure product innovation remains ahead of the competition
  • Attends targeted industry conferences
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or Computer Science
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in a casino gaming mathematical role
  • Expert in Excel
  • Skilled in Combinatorics, Statistics, and Probability Theory
  • Ability to multi-task on parallel projects
  • Ability to create robust documented programs using C++/C#
  • Demonstrates the ability to use data analysis to come to design conclusions
  • Must work well in a cross-disciplined development team in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Passionate about gaming of all kinds and interested in casino gaming and wagering experiences
  • Naturally data-driven and analytical with an eye for identifying player’s wants and needs
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Ability to multitask and work independently toward business goals

Preferred Experience and/or Education:

  • Experience working in an Agile Software Development Environment
  • Familiarity with pari-mutuel wagering paradigms

 OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive base salary and benefits.
  • This role does not have supervisory responsibilities.

BASE WORK LOCATION:

  • Position can be based at the Hunt Valley, MD location.  Position classification is approved as:  Hybrid or Remote.
  • Note: Due to pandemic and based on business direction, positions are remote work full time until otherwise notified.

 

We are 1/ST Technology - A fully integrated racing and gaming technology company providing solutions that drive pari-mutuel and fixed-odds wagering world-wide. A leading technology and services provider to the North American pari-mutuel wagering market, with services that include the horse racing industry’s most comprehensive and user-friendly wagering website/platform allowing customers to wager from a computer, phone, or mobile device.  Ongoing commitment to the growth and success of the global racing industry through B2C and B2B product innovation, extensive professional services offerings, the broadest integration of hosts for commingled pari-mutuel, and fixed odds and the continued evolution of the preeminent totalizator systems in the world.

1/ST Technology is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

04/04/22CW

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