Senior Game Data Scientist Wanted AAA Scotland

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Job Reference: BBBH2987
Job Type: Permanent
Sector: Buying and Operations
Location: Central Belt
Salary: Competitive Rate

Ambition and hard work have made our client a pre eminent games developer worldwide, and at the heart of it all is a team of motivated individuals who strive to produce amazing, industry-leading games. They now are looking for a Senior Data Analyst

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Partner with analysts and live producers to identify strategic business questions, key metrics, and actionable insights.
  • Provide consumer-ready recommendations, insights and reporting to Analytics team leadership, live producers, product managers and partner groups.
  • Effectively translate statistical findings into actionable recommendations for senior leaders on game and business teams.
  • Research and develop state-of-the-art data mining and statistical modeling solutions to understand game design, system performance and key business behaviors, such as player engagement.
  • Drive needle moving improvements via hands-on exploration of data, dashboards, statistical analysis and predictive modeling.
  • Combine qualitative and quantitative driven insights with game knowledge to recommend potential avenues to the game and business teams.
  • Drive requirements for data collection and for data modeling with data engineers
  • Work within a team of data analysts and engineers.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years in a similar position or an analytics role in the marketing, finance, forensics, or technology fields.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operational Research, Business Intelligence or any other relevant field).
  • Graduate degree (MBA, MSc or master’s, PHD), an asset.
  • Extensive knowledge of data analysis techniques, languages, software and systems (SAS, R, Matlab, Python, SPSS, Tableau) required.
  • Extensive knowledge in SQL (or a SQL-like language) required.
  • Experience with Vertica and Hadoop, an asset.
  • Game industry experience strongly desired.

SKILLS:

  • Story telling.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good relations and communicate with people at all hierarchical levels.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to reconcile technical and business perspectives.
  • Autonomy and entrepreneurship.


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