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IGT Game Mathematician in Reno, Nevada

Game Mathematician


Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID: 4922

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. With operations in more than 100 countries and a team of over 12,000 employees, we deliver world-class gaming and lottery technology.


We are seeking a passionate, adaptive, and pioneering Game Mathematician that is ready to take their creativity and industry leading skills to the next generation of interactive gaming. Blending expertise with innovation, this individual will help define engaging entertainment that will appeal and showcase original experiences to a wide player audience. This position will use their talents to constructively communicate and leverage a motivated cross disciplined team, participate, and grow in a collaborative environment, and help shape the industry with their innovative solutions.


  • Demonstrate leadership in designing all aspects of a math design including implementation and gameplay

  • Actively work on multiple projects concurrently, as strong multitasking is essential.

  • Have meticulous attention to detail to achieve optimal designs, including math models, game logic, par sheets and customer-facing communication.

  • Have a demonstrated track record in mentoring other mathematicians and development staff in order to share innovative solutions and help shape other project features.

  • Test mathematical outcomes to assure quality and that accurate calculations are achieved (through excel and programming).

  • Maintain active field research, analysis and industry knowledge to clearly understand and convey player profiles to develop new features and products.

  • Create and own writing the game logic for all assigned games

  • Extensively play test all games in studio development with detailed verbal or written feedback around all aspects of the player experience: math, art, sound, messaging, game pacing and user interface.

  • Analyze performance data from the marketplace to help identify future game mechanics and industry trends


  • Has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or equivalent experience.

  • 5-8 years of experience with casino gaming math.

  • Has solid expertise with Excel.

  • Has strong expertise in Combinatorics, Probability Theory and Statistics.

  • Demonstrates ability to create well-structured, well-documented, maintainable programs in C/C++/C# (or comparable language).

  • Demonstrates outstanding data analysis and presentation skills.

  • Must work well with creative conflict in a consensus-based, collaborative environment.

  • Has a long-standing passion for playing games of multiple genres and an interest in slots and casino games.

  • Can communicate effectively with different disciplines within the development studio.

  • Is a naturally curious mind interested in zeroing in on what existing and potential players and customers want.

  • Able to obtain a gaming license.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships

• Decision making

• Drive results

• Foster innovation

• Personal energy

• Self-leadership


In addition to a competitive benefits package, we offer generous time-off plans, a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, and free identity theft insurance to name a few.

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged. IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visitwww.igt.com.