Who We Are
Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.
Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, problem solvers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, WWE 2K, and XCOM.
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What We Need:
We are seeking a senior data analyst who will enable the game Studio behind one of our top titles to confidently make data driven decisions. The ideal candidate will be responsible for delivering data tools, telemetry, dashboards and compelling insights to influence game development and growth. You will be someone who has a good balance of business thinking alongside analytical and technical skills.
What You Will Do:
Reporting directly to the Senior Director of Mobile Analytics, you will be responsible for:
Business Insight: Understand the problems our Studios and partners want to solve for, and then define the right data, metrics, analysis and interpretation to lead to the right recommendations and decisions
Understand players: Help us to further understand, model, predict, segment and retain our players and enable our Studios to launch new titles, develop features,
and live ops events.
ETL pipeline: Owning ETL pipeline for one of our top titles by partnering closely with data engineering
Telemetry design: Collaborating with our studio developers and designing in-game telemetry to measure player behavior
Being the technical data expert in communications with stakeholders and providing regular game health updates to stakeholders as well as leadership teams.
Creating and maintaining reporting dashboards: overseeing data quality, amalgamate data from multiple sources for creating and tracking key KPIs.
What Will Make You a Great Fit
4+ years of work experience in data science or analytics role
SQL: The ability to write complex SQL queries to analyze our databases with millions of players and work with relational database systems.
Familiar with querying in Snowflake, Redshift, Postgres etc.
Analytical coding: Fluency in programming via languages such as Python or R
Visualization: Adept in at least one visualization tool such as Tableau or Looker
Tech skill: Proven experience with some or all of the following: statistics, experimental design, machine learning, predictive modeling, deep learning
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment, with different functions with changing priorities
Ability to collaborate effectively with product managers, game designers, game engineers, marketing and other analysts to deliver unambiguous business impact
Excellent attention to detail, natural curiosity, and ability to problem-solve creatively
Great communication and presentation skills to be able to converse with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Self starter- proactively dive deep into the data, develop analytical hypotheses and come up with actionable insights for improving the product.
Consistent track record in data challenges in similar roles, preferably within mobile gaming or similarly customer- facing digital businesses
Familiarity with telemetry/analytics SaaS tools (e.g., Mixpanel, Amplitude)
Familiarity with massive data sets and tools to deal with them (E.g. Snowflake, Databricks, AWS)
Experience in behavioral psychology/economics and experimental design
Knowledge and love for the NBA and WWE franchises preferred
Passion for mobile games
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