Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Business Intelligence/Analytics

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Oakland, California
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Business Intelligence/Analytics


Self Aware Games creates free-to-play games that connect people all over the world and across platforms! Our Big Fish Casino franchise tops the charts among mobile social casino games, and we keep the party going with mini-games, in-game events, and other social hits!


We are looking for flexible individuals who have a strategic viewpoint and can grow as we grow our Business Intelligence Analytics team in Oakland. You will be part of our Self Aware Games Analytics team, which is a small group of dedicated analysts whose primary focus is to support product and marketing teams with valuable analysis, research and insights.

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


  • Analyze game-specific and user-specific data and proactively make recommendations to Product Managers, Game Producers, Game Designers and Marketing
  • Apply statistical analysis techniques to glean insights and provide recommendations
  • Devise and run A/B tests to directly and indirectly drive KPI improvements
  • Write complex SQL for exploratory analysis, to translate arithmetic solutions/statistical models to implementable code
  • Build dashboards, generate reports with findings and communicate these effectively via written, oral and visual methods
  • Build and maintain analytic ETL that supports refreshable dashboards and reporting
  • Maintain strong and effective working relationships with Product, Marketing, Engineering, and IT teams as well as our business partners


  • Experience working with business teams to identify and define problems
  • Experience with analytical techniques used for data analysis and exploration
  • Experience using SQL for analysis including collecting and assembling data, cleansing and formatting, and validation of results
  • Experience using descriptive and inferential statistics to analyze and present findings
  • Experience using any statistical software package (R preferred, SPSS, SAS, etc.)
  • Experience using visualization techniques for presenting data and analysis - knowledge of Tableau is a plus
  • Experience with effectively writing, presenting and communicating research results to other teams
  • Experience using at least one programming language to move and parse data sets
  • Experience with effectively writing, presenting and communicating research results to other teams
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science or related discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics, Marketing, etc.
  • 5 years of experience working in an analytical/research environment
  • 3 years of experience using statistical methods for analysis
  • 5-8 years of experience writing SQL for data analysis 


  • Big data experience (Hive, Spark, HDFS) a big plus!
  • Experience building Tableau dashboards
  • Knowledge of supervised and unsupervised learning methods to derive deep analytic insights


First and foremost, you must be passionate about working with data. Second you must get a thrill from business people gaining insight from your reporting and analysis. Third, you need to be detail oriented.

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This role is not eligible for any company sponsored immigration visas.