Game Data Analytics Lead

Business Intelligence/Analytics | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
SRS-033017
Location:
Seattle, WA
Post Date:
05/19/2017
Department:
Business Intelligence/Analytics

Founded in 2002, Big Fish is the world's largest producer and distributor of casual games, delivering fun to millions of people around the world. Through its mobile and online distribution platforms, Big Fish has distributed more than 2.5 billion games to customers in 150 countries from a growing catalogue of 500+ unique mobile games and 3,500+ unique PC games. After successfully transitioning from a PC-centric to a mobile-centric company, Big Fish has emerged as a top grossing mobile publisher worldwide with a portfolio that includes the #1 mobile social casino game, Big Fish Casino. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Churchill Downs Incorporated and is headquartered in Seattle, WA, with regional offices in Oakland, CA, and Luxembourg.

 

COME PLAY!

SkyRocket Studios is the team within Big Fish responsible for creating chart topping casual and midcore mobile games like Fairway Solitaire, Fairway Solitaire Blast, Dungeon Boss, and Cascade. Through a combination of internal development teams and second party partnerships, we are committed to developing innovative and engaging hit games for mobile. By applying our creative energy to solid technologies and rapid iteration, we are developing fun and engaging games for large and ever-expanding groups of loyal fans. At SkyRocket, we work every day to delight our customers. We also have a very healthy work life balance.

THE MISSION

The Business Intelligence Analysts are responsible for applying a breadth of data extraction, restructuring, data manipulation, & analytic techniques to answer a wide range of business questions. Incumbents are effective communicators capable of independently driving issues to resolution, communicating insights to non-technical audiences, & helping non-technical users define practical analysis questions & independently driving issues to resolution.

THIS INCLUDES… 

• Perform statistical analysis on experimental or business data to validate & quantify trends or patterns identified by business analysts

• Designs experiments & methodologies to generate & collect data for business use.
• Use advanced visualization techniques for presenting data & analysis
• Proficiency of Tableau is a plus.
• Ability to understand strategic business goals & anticipate needs in order to communicate priorities & requirements in technical terms to BI Engineering team for implementation
• Skilled with using advanced SQL, including knowledge of sub queries, aggregate functions like sum, min, max, & windowing functions like first_value, last_value, lead, lag, etc.
• Effectively write, present & communicate research results with recommendations to leadership across the organization
• Maintain strong & effective working relationships with Product Management, Engineering, IT, & business teams

REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND XP

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science or related discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, etc.

• 8-12 years related experience
• Proficiency using at least one programming language to move & parse data sets.
• Experience working in a Data Warehousing environment & developing business intelligence solutions.
• Knowledge of Tableau
• Experience with any of the following statistical packages R, SAS, SPSS

Come be the next Big Fish in the Pond!