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Blizzard Entertainment’s games don’t just begin with an idea and end once the game is released. So much more goes into their creation and we support our games for years after they’re in the hands of gamers world-wide. Blizzard’s Global Insights organization is composed of teams of incredible engineers and talented analysts who work hand-in-hand with designers, commercial strategists, and business operations teams across the company. We pride ourselves on our ability to add value to our games and players with a combination of data analytics expertise, business acumen, and genuinely geeking out on Blizzard products and culture!

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a Senior Data Analyst to partner across departments on Warcraft Arclight Rumble. In this role, you will empower the game team with actionable data derived from your own analyses, experiments, and data exploration.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and we will work with you to explore possible interim options.

RESPONSIBILITY

  • Provide best in class mobile analytics support, helping prepare and deliver the game to worldwide markets.

  • Proactively explore multi-layer deep game data.

  • Collaborate across departments to uncover business needs and provide data-based support.

  • Tailor and deliver decisive data findings and presentations to an array of audiences.

  • Create clear data visualizations, dashboards, and self-service data tools.

  • Create telemetry message specifications from prosed features and changes to the game.

  • Design and analyze experiments that maximize on impact and learnings.

  • Contribute to an inclusive atmosphere, where team members communicate and support each other's efforts, enabling a productive team culture, built upon trust and collaborative problem solving.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of work experience in Data Analytics, Data Science, or Product Management roles

  • 2+ years of work experience in the gaming industry

  • Proficient in SQL and at efficiently navigating big data structures

  • Clearly communicate technical insights to a non-technical audience

  • Provide end-to-end analytics support, from surfacing business problems to providing recommendations

  • Create clear data visualizations and dashboards, preferably comfortable with Tableau

PREFERRD QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work experience in mobile or free-to-play games

  • Experimentation design, execution, and analysis in a live operations environment

  • Provide constructive guidance to peers

  • Familiar with a statistical programming language, such as Python or R

  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer science, engineering, or business fields

Application Materials

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter preferred

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

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