BI Game Data Analyst

Business Intelligence Austin, Texas


Description

What you will do:

  • Interface with game team(s) and BI staff to identify information requirements, analytical questions and hypotheses, data sources, business rules, desired outcomes and impacts.
  • Develop analytical and statistical models utilizing external reference and internal research data.
  • Provide analytical support for game design, development, testing and operations, pre and post launch (UX/UI testing, player journey and engagement, gameplay balance, player churn).
  • Work with Studio BI Data Engineer and/or Game Engineering on data needs, telemetry and KPIs.
  • Assist with finance and operations reporting and analysis (monitor business KPIs, forecasting).
  • Active participation in Wargaming.net’s Global Analyst Network: shared investigations, peer-reviewing, mentoring, activity streaming, etc., to further enhance our competitive advantage.
  • Assist to coordinate analytics efforts in aid of the Wargaming Platform Team
  • Help design, draft, and produce reporting and analysis based on specific game development and publishing studio requirements
  • Collaborate with regional offices and global BI to support marketing analysis (funnel, campaigns) for new products
  • Engage in other areas of data-driven reporting, analysis, and investigations as may be required

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or Analytics; MBA ideal
  • 3-5 years’ experience in quantitative or qualitative research preferably in the videogame industry
  • Experience with video game publishers, developers and video game market research firms a plus
  • Ability to effectively convey analysis and statistics via contextually appropriate, logical data stories
  • Track record of effective communication and presentation skills both in-person and remote
  • Experience with a variety of database systems, with extensive use of MySQL; Hadoop a plus
  • Solid understanding of SQL and other query languages; experience with ETL tools a plus
  • Experienced in statistical modeling and data mining; knowledge of SPSS, SAS and R a plus
  • Experienced working with Web analytics tools (Google Analytics, Omniture, etc.) is a plus
  • Familiarity or experience with unstructured data, text and sentiment analysis, surveys and NPS
  • Experience with data discovery, visualization and dashboards; Tableau highly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL, capable of writing queries and joining multimillion tables
  • Knowledge of Python (or any other high-level language) and/or Bash and ability to apply this knowledge to analyze/parse server logs and process large data samples
  • Experience writing technical documentation
  • Foreign language skills a plus, especially Russian