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Data Scientist - Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel

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Data Scientist


Yaamava' Resort & Casino at San Manuel


Highland, California 92346
United States

Date Posted:

May 04, 2022

Ending Date:

Aug 01, 2022

Type of Position:

Full Time


Accounting & Finance

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), the Data Scientist is responsible for ensuring the optimization of department processes for data science, data mining, and data engineering. The Data Scientist is also responsible for reviewing, designing, and implementing predictive models, data visualizations, and data mining. This position is accountable for the knowledge and modeling of gaming math, customer dimensions, and reporting on the efficacy of floor optimization, promotional campaigns, and enterprise initiatives.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

1. Collects data from various sources, organizes and analyzes the results to build intuitive statistical reporting utilizing visualization and business intelligence tools. Provides a clear interpretation and communication of data to aid in decision making. Supports the FP&A mission by providing advanced analytical support and delivering profit driven insights.

2. Collaborates with cross-functional teams within FP&A and across the enterprise to advance the use and application of data science.  Drives the adoption of appropriate infrastructure and methodologies to equip the department with the necessary tools to be successful.

3. Utilizes advanced mathematical and statistical concepts and theories to analyze and collect data from disparate sources and construct solutions to enterprise problems.

4. Constructs predictive models and algorithms to support data analysis functions and to optimize gaming and marketing operations (i.e., product mix and placement; database segmentation; churn and uplift models, etc.).

5. Collaborates with senior leadership and Information Technology professionals to build, maintain, and grow the enterprise’s analytics capabilities. Remains up to date on the latest trends and technologies used for data extraction and analysis.

6. Performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department.



  • Bachelors degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Mathematics/Statistics, or related field is required.
  • Masters degree in a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in data analytics and/or data science is required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant, and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.
  • Experience in Casino Gaming, Hospitality is preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) is required.
  • Demonstrated experience working with relational databases and enterprise reporting tools is required.
  • Ability to analyze large quantities of data, generate, and present insights, applying excellent knowledge of SQL, R, Python and Excel.
  • Demonstrated experience with Business Intelligence (BI) data visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI is preferred.
  • Must have experience demonstrating the utmost discretion and confidentiality as team member, as access to confidential information such as Social Security numbers, customer contact information, customer financial data, and organizational financial data.


  • At the discretion of the San Manuel Tribal Gaming Commission, you may be required to obtain and maintain a gaming license.
  • A qualified candidate/employee must have a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record as determined by the companys insurance carrier.

Yaamava Resort and Casino at San Manuel will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law. As one of the largest private employers in the Inland Empire, San Manuel deeply cares about the future, growth and well-being of its employees. Join our team today!

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All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel
777 San Manuel Boulevard
Highland, CA 92346
Why you’ll want to work on our Team:
After 35 years, long time Yaamava Resort & Casino at San Manuel employees still love their jobs

Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel – San Manuel Casino is now Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at San Manuel.

We are located just 60 minutes from downtown Los Angeles in the city of Highland, CA, Our gaming resort is owned and operated by the San Manuel Entertainment Authority. 
Phase 1 of our expansion opened July 24 with an expanded casino space offering more than 6,500 slots, five high-limit gaming rooms, live entertainment, a full array of dining options which include The Pines Modern Steakhouse, the Hong Bao Kitchen, Just Barbeque, the Serrano Vista Cafe, Rock & Brews, the Chingon Kitchen, Quick Bikes, the Big Mo’ Cafe, the TuTu’s Food Court and six cocktail lounges and bars.

Our luxury resort features a 17-floor hotel tower with 432 guest rooms and suites, an elevated pool deck experience, a lavish full-service spa and salon, expanded dining options, convenient 24-hour in-room dining. Our gaming resort offers sweeping views of the San Bernardino Mountains.

Indian gaming in California is an exciting, thriving industry. Whether working on the casino floor or providing support to gaming operations as a “behind the scenes” employee, you can contribute to a dynamic and challenging business and have opportunities to learn and grow with the gaming industry. At San Manuel, our team members define us.

Working at San Manuel is more than just a job. It is a career that will help you grow into the successful professional you want to be. 

We value our employees and offer a comprehensive Benefits Program:
Apply today to join our team!