Senior Data Analyst

Business Intelligence San Francisco, California

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As a Senior Data Analyst, you will be the analytical data partner for our game studios.  You will work closely with Game Designers & Product Managers to transform subjective discussions about product into concise analytic questions that deliver actionable answers. You will take a leadership role in managing studio relationships, mentoring junior analysts & shaping the evolution of our analytics infrastructure. This is a high visibility role that will have a direct impact on the success of some of our biggest titles.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working with game teams to measure and optimize performance of titles in beta and after worldwide launch.
  • Using state of the art big data technology, such as Hadoop or HP Vertica, to sift through billions of rows of data to answer challenging business questions.
  • Helping design and analyze AB and multivariate experiments.
  • Using Tableau to build dashboards that allow game teams to self serve custom data for their titles.
  • Collaborating with game team to define telemetry of titles.
  • Continuously learn new technologies that advance analytic function at Glu (e.g. R, D3, Python, etc…)

You’ll be a great fit if you have:

  • 5+ years experience as analyst, data scientist, or related quantitative role.
  • High proficiency with SQL or HiveQL.
  • Comfortable in UNIX, Python.
  • Understanding of statistical analysis and familiarity with core statistical functions.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Passion for aggressively finding opportunity in data.

Extra bonus points if you have:

  • Passion for gaming.
  • Experience with Hadoop, HP Vertica, and other big data technologies.
  • Experience with modern programming languages (e.g. python, javascript, perl)
  • Experience with statistical packages such as R or SAS.
  • Predictive analytics or machine learning experience.
  • Mentoring/management experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.