Associate Product Analyst

Analytics Victoria, British Columbia


Description

To you, “why” is always the most important question. You seek to justify every decision and direction, and feel most at home digging through large datasets in order to piece together a coherent argument. You never make a gut decision, and value empiricism and objective analysis over everything. You love video games of all genres but are interested in the business behind it just as much as the gameplay itself.

KIXEYE is looking for an Associate Product Analyst to join our team. This is an entry-level role in one of the most upwardly mobile career paths in the world. The work is fast-paced and diverse, with no two days being the same.

What you get to do every day:

  • Assist in producing in-game offers for players, and owning the long-term strategy for player offer optimization.
  • Own game metrics - monetization, retention, and user engagement.
  • Help direct feature development through the use of analytics.
  • Ensure that new features match what the community wants and needs.
  • Construct comprehensive dashboards for viewing, parsing, and consuming data.
  • Act as part of a Product team driving and shaping the future of a live game.
  • Parse and breakdown feature performance, providing recommendations for adaptations and improvements.

What you bring to the role:

  • Personal drive and an understanding of business statistics, design and game mechanics.
  • Diploma, Associate Degree, or equivalent. Preference is given to those with education in statistics or data science.
  • Experience delivering products in a gaming as a whole, including MMO, consumer web, and social network in particular. Experience with an entertainment product is also an asset.
  • Proficiency or Experience with the following is required:
    • Statistical analysis -  in particular, determining statistical significance
    • SQL -  in particular, running SQL queries against large and complex data sets
  • Proficiency or Experience with the following is an asset:
    • MySQL
    • Data Warehousing
    • Tableau, Looker, or other data visualization suites
    • Building and Operating ETLs
    • Creating and Maintaining monitoring systems for data-driven products
    • Linux Command Line
    • Transport languages - in particular, XML,  and JSON
    • Data Visualizations
    • Cloud Data Warehousing
  • Advanced use of MS Office and Google Apps.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills. An obsessive attention to detail.
  • Able to meet deliverables and drive your work to completion within specified timelines.
  • Can work cross functionally in many areas without being constrained by your job.
  • Knowledge and passion for interactive entertainment and games is preferred.