Senior Gaming Analyst

Business Support Sofia, Bulgaria


Position at The Stars Group

The role: Senior Gaming Analyst

We are looking for a Senior Gaming Analyst to join our busy and dynamic StarsPlay team in our Bulgaria office.

Why we need you:-

The Senior Gaming Analyst, will be responsible for analysis and processes for our free to play mobile portfolio. Our analysts will drive key product decisions and optimizations using a range of tools and methods. You will be responsible for choosing the optimal analytic tools, creating a cross-game taxonomy and overseeing implementation of the analytics across all games.  Working directly with live game data and key members of the game team, you will have a can-do attitude by posing and answer questions on key performance indicators, introducing and maintaining analytics systems and processes, analyse datasets, report conclusions, build predictive models and communicate recommendations to Business and Product. You’ll also explore and implement machine learning algorithms where it can benefit the team or specific games.

This role requires you to assist the business in preparing revenue forecast for gaming products for our StarsPlay vertical. A need to provide a regular audit of user engagement channels and marketing campaign analysis, while also working with tracking integration: setting up events, callbacks, etc. You will oversee the implementation of analytics tools in all game titles and collect, monitor and analyse project key performance indicators.

You’ll design metrics to analyse and predict player behavior and sees the impact of gaming upgrades and promotions in the short and long term. There is a need for you to formulate recommendations for changes in the game and track the effect of their implementation. While also analysing game-specific data and proactively make recommendations to Product Managers. You will work with engineering to evaluate, define and deploy analytics platforms/features.

Who are we looking for:-

You will need previous experience in a gaming business intelligence or analytics roles at a social or mobile gaming studio or as an external consultant. The role requires the ability to work on multiple projects in parallel while meeting changing deadlines and priorities with experience working with Excel and Tableau (or other front end visualization tools).

Previous experience using and developing your SQL skills, as well as, R and/or Python (preferably both) is a must. You’ll have the ability to communicate complex findings and ideas into comprehensible language. This role requires you to have an understanding of tools available for analysis of free to play games and a passion for mobile products and games.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:-

A university degree in a quantitative area (or equivalent) with a concentration on predictive analytics is desirable.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). You can make the most of our personal interest allowance in order to learn something new or pursue a hobby. If you have a baby whilst you work for us, we will give you 1000 BGN as congratulations.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support to develop your skills and support you in progressing your career.

In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to your transportation and lunch expenses. You can always enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Company

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the StarsPlay department.