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Machine Learning Engineer

  • Application Deadline: May 5, 2019
  • Espoo

We are now looking for a skilled Machine Learning Engineer to join our awesome Data Engineering team in Games Technology unit in Espoo, Finland.

Do you want to change the way games are being developed and run? As Machine Learning Engineer you would help Rovio to reach the next level by introducing new AI based services to create and operate games. Games Technology team is providing common services for Rovio games, such as ads, payment, a/b testing, bots and personalisation. We believe that AI should be integral part of every service we provide and as a Machine Learning Engineer you would be participating and potentially leading projects to deliver new AI driven features to the best known brand in mobile games.

We expect you to be developer-minded person with great co-operational skills. You enjoy working with a team on challenging problems and do not mind sharing your learning, good or bad.

What you'll take under your wings:

  • Develop and maintain our AI/machine learning solutions in automation and personalisation by participating development projects and daily operational work
  • Model and predict player behaviour
  • Develop systems to maintain and serve models in production environments
  • Support others as domain expert for AI, machine learning, big data processing and Rovio data
  • Research emerging machine learning and big data technologies

Ideally you have these feathers in your cap:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Mathematics, or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in the field of AI and machine learning: experience on delivering production grade end to end solutions considered as a huge advantage
  • A good knowledge of Python and SQL. Experience with C#, Unity and Java considered as a bonus.
  • Big Data, including in depth knowledge of relational databases and data warehousing
  • You are on good terms with agile methods involving Jira, GitHub, pull requests, planning and dailies
  • Amazon Web Services, especially with Redshift, Athena, Presto, Spark, Hive and Flink
  • Competence in Linux
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Passion for games!!!

You can be either a seasoned professional already gained experience on the field or in the early stages of your career aiming to grow into the role.

What you get when you join us:

  • Strong company with ambitious plans for future: Rovio has long background in the mobile gaming industry and we have no plans to stop our growth.
  • Awesome coworkers: We are a family-like community that is hands-on, collaborative and ambitious. We help each other grow professionally.
  • Personal growth: We offer subscription to various learning platforms, as well as budget to buy books and conference tickets.
  • Fun and international environment: You will hear lots of languages, jokes and laughter in our workplace.
  • Hackathons: We love to try new technologies and methods to build the next generation infrastructure.
  • Competitive benefits such as a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, lunch and sport vouchers, breakfast, gaming area, sauna and more.

Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! Remember to include a CV and cover letter.

Work with great people

Victor Lemeshev
Senior Backend Developer
"What I personally like most about my job is that I can always expand in new directions, when there is a need for that."
Sophie Vo
Executive Producer
"Ownership and growth are important in my work and I feel Rovio has been a great environment for that."
Marc Olivier
Senior Game Designer
"At Rovio, I found that teams have the freedom of an indie and the kind of support only a major developer can offer."
Jan Lidtke
Art Director
"Making games is awesome, but the good vibes in the office and beautiful Finnish scenery are the icing on the cake."

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Support for families

  • Growth opportunities

  • Rewards and recognition

  • Inclusive atmosphere

  • Help to relocate

About the company

Rovio is on a mission to create world-class entertainment experiences with our games, animation, licensing and other businesses. A Finnish company, Rovio employs more than 400 professionals at offices in Espoo, Finland as well as North America, China, Sweden, and the UK. We are constantly working on new stuff, both within the Angry Birds universe and many, many miles outside of it.


Henri Heiskanen | Hiring Manager

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