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Machine Learning Engineer

Data Science · Lisbon, Portugal



Miniclip is looking for a Machine Learning Engineer  to join in our Lisbon (Portugal) Games Development Studio. 


You will work with a cross-functional team to evolve the current data products infrastructure. You will work with Miniclip’s Data Scientists to build, configure, and maintain a cloud-based infrastructure that supports data operations, including, but not limited to machine learning models and data pipelines.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Development, productization and optimization of data products
  • ML model performance tracking
  • ML model update, tracking and logging automation
  • Job creation, scheduling, and orchestration
  • Cluster configuration and launching



We're looking for a social, hard-working person who enjoys team work and is passionate and dedicated to his/her work. The ideal candidate will be strongly skilled in the following:

  • University degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field or equivalent professional experience
  • Good Python, Shell scripting and SQL skills
  • Deployment of ML models
  • Design and development of cloud-based architectures
  • Experience with Big Data and large-scale data products
  • Experience with Docker, Terraform and/or similar tools are a plus
  • Experience with development of APIs and endpoints are a plus
  • Experience with spark/pyspark is a plus



To apply please send your CV in English, with a covering letter explaining why you want to apply. Please do it through (careers/vacancies). 


Additional Information 


You’ll be working in our fashionable, open plan studio in Lisbon with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with regular team building and social events. We understand that being tied to a desk all day is not fun and that’s why there is a games area and fridge with complimentary drinks and fruit for all staff. 


About Miniclip


Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.