Lead BI Developer

Data Leamington Spa, United Kingdom


Description

  • Job Title - Lead BI Developer

  • Reports Into - Lead Data Analyst

  • Applications Closing Date - 03/02/2023

  • Location - Hybrid/Leamington Spa


A Little Bit About Kwalee…

Kwalee is one of the world’s leading multiplatform game developers and publishers, with well over 900 million downloads worldwide for mobile hits such as Draw It, Teacher Simulator, Let’s Be Cops 3D, Airport Security and Makeover Studio 3D. We also have a growing PC and Console team of incredible pedigree that is on the hunt for great new titles to join TENS!, Eternal Hope, Die by the Blade and Scathe.

What’s In It For You?

  • Hybrid working - 3 days in the office, 2 days remote

  • Flexible working hours - we trust you to choose how and when you work best

  • Profit sharing scheme - we win, you win 

  • Private medical cover - delivered through BUPA

  • Life Assurance - for long term peace of mind

  • On site gym - take care of yourself

  • Relocation support and Visa Sponsorship - available

  • Quarterly Team Building days - we’ve done Paintballing, Go Karting & even Ninja Warrior

  • Pitch and make your own games on Creative Wednesdays! 

Are You Up To The Challenge?

As the Lead BI Developer, you will own the development, delivery and maintenance of all automated reporting. You will be the architect behind our BI data pipeline, and oversee the development of a unified set of dashboards which aid decision making across the company. From performance marketing, to game design and app store optimisation. Your dashboards impact everyone at Kwalee.

Your Team Mates

The Data Science team is central in developing the technology behind the growth and monetisation of our games. We are a cross functional team that consists of analysts, engineers and data scientists, and work closely with the larger engineering team to deliver products spanning our modern, cloud first, tech stack.

What Does The Job Actually Involve?

  • Own the development and deployment of Kwalee’s BI systems

  • Design, build, and refine data pipelines for large volumes of data using relational databases

  • Develop highly effective, reliable Tableau dashboards

  • Lead discussions with stakeholders to understand the business’s needs and translate them into high quality BI tools

  • Make key hires to support you in your role

Your Hard Skills

  • Expert in operating and building SQL databases

  • Highly competent at developing optimised dashboards using Tableau

  • Good knowledge of Python, ideally working on large projects

  • Experience in manipulating and analysing complex data 

  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

  • Experience in leading projects and/or a team

Your Soft Skills

Kwalee has grown fast in recent years but we’re very much a family of colleagues. We welcome people of all ages, races, colours, beliefs, sexual orientations, genders and circumstances, and all we ask is that you collaborate, work hard, ask questions and have fun with your team and colleagues. 

We don’t like egos or arrogance and we love playing games and celebrating success together. If that sounds like you, then please apply.

A Little More About Kwalee

Founded in 2011 by David Darling CBE, a key architect of the UK games industry who previously co-founded and led Codemasters, our team also includes legends such as Andrew Graham (creator of Micro Machines series) and Jason Falcus (programmer of classics including NBA Jam) alongside a growing and diverse team of global gaming experts.

Everyone contributes creatively to Kwalee’s success, with all employees eligible to pitch their own game ideas on Creative Wednesdays, and we’re proud to have built our success on this inclusive principle.

We have an amazing team of experts collaborating daily between our studios in Leamington Spa, Lisbon, Bangalore and Beijing, or on a remote basis from Turkey, Brazil, Cyprus, the Philippines and many more places around the world. We’ve recently acquired our first external studio, TicTales, which is based in France. 

We have a truly global team making games for a global audience, and it’s paying off: - Kwalee has been voted the Best Large Studio and Best Leadership Team at the TIGA Awards (Independent Game Developers’ Association) and our games have been downloaded in every country on earth - including Antarctica!