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Eclipse Gaming Systems is currently seeking a Mathematician, Computer Scientist, or someone in a related field with an interest in probability and how it relates to the design and development of games. The person in this position assists in the design of and creates the mathematical models for new slot games, performing payback calculations and generating simulation code to verify the correctness of those calculations.

 Responsibilities
  • Assists in the design of fun, innovative math models for new slot and video slot games that maximize player appeal and game performance in the field
  • Responsible for all math model calculations for assigned games, including base game/free games, bonus features, and all payback percentages, hit frequencies, standard deviations, and other metrics as appropriate
  • Utilizes existing programming tools to verify math models, create playable demos of games designed, and analyze game play characteristics
  • Prepares Excel spreadsheets for regulatory submission, adhering to Bally standards for formatting and preferred mathematical methods
  • Reviews other Game Developers’ Excel spreadsheets prior to regulatory submission, checking for correctness and adherence to Bally standards
  • Develops new and improves existing mathematical methods
  • Works with the regulatory agencies as needed to address and resolve math-related compliance issues
 Qualifications That Set You Apart
  • Proficiency in Excel, especially in the use of linking and formulas to dynamically calculate probabilities and describe complicated probabilistic events
  • Basic programming skills in C++/C#, with an emphasis in probabilistic algorithms; must be able to read, edit and adapt existing C++/C# code
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), especially the ability to communicate complicated mathematical concepts to people without a background in mathematics
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong creativity and imagination
  • Proficiency in mathematics, especially probability and statistics
Education
  • Bachelor’s in Mathematics or Computer Science with an emphasis in probability and statistics, or equivalent experience
About Eclipse Gaming

Eclipse Gaming is a leading supplier of innovative games and systems for the global gaming industry. The company operates primarily in the Native American gaming markets in the U.S., as well as select commercial and international jurisdictions. Eclipse Gaming designs, manufactures and markets top performing games, local, mystery and multi-level progressives, and slot management systems. For more information, visit www.eclipsegamingsystems.com.

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