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Data Scientist

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Helsinki or Remote
September 3, 2021
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Skunkworks is a bold and innovative new studio based in the heart of Helsinki, the European capital of mobile game development. We are a startup founded in 2019 with a growing team of diverse and international employees. Our goal is to reach, understand and engage underserved audiences.

Our core belief is that innovation should not stop with games and products, but in how a studio is built and operated. The ambition at Skunkworks is to stop at nothing to create an environment that allows people to thrive and grow. Most importantly, we give everyone the opportunity to challenge the status quo.

We are looking for a Data Scientist to support user acquisition and game development. Our current situation gives you a great opportunity to have an impact. You have the chance to shape our game based on the insights and models you’ll be generating. Because we are ramping up our data culture, you’ll have the chance of influencing the initiatives you’ll be working on. We are also open in terms of the tooling, if you see some improvements we are happy to hear about it.

Our team nowadays consists of 1 Data Analyst and a part-time Data Scientist / Engineer. We are excited to make it bigger to tackle some of the exciting projects we have ahead!


  • Great cultural add to our fast-moving team
  • 3+ years of work experience in data science, machine learning or analytics
  • Proven record of developing models to the cloud
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and databases
  • Fluency in English
  • Proficiency in programming languages like Python or R and knowledge of environment management
  • Ability to communicate insights to different stakeholders

Bonus points from:

  • Experience in mobile gaming and user acquisition
  • Knowledge of GCP, Azure or AWS
  • High level Data Engineering knowledge and ability to work independently

Job benefits

  • A working place where we put a lot of focus on developing you in your career
  • Challenge in scaling up a young game company
  • Excellent colleagues with an ambitious mindset and diverse backgrounds
  • Great office in the centre of Helsinki
  • Yearly dental care support of EUR 300 and other benefits

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