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At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar is on the lookout for a talented Data Model Developer who possesses a passion for data and games. This candidate loves a variety of data, context, and business problems; they also want to ensure we collect the best data and produce the best insights for the situation.

This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in the heart of downtown Manhattan or our San Diego studio in Carlsbad, CA.

WHAT WE DO

  • The Rockstar Analytics team provide insights and actionable results to a wide variety of stakeholders across the organization in support of their decision making.

  • We partner with multiple departments across the company to design and implement data and pipelines.

  • We collaborate as a global team to develop cutting-edge data pipelines, data products, data models, reports, analyses, and machine learning applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and develop data models, views, and automation processes to optimize exploration and reporting on our data

  • Design nested data structures to support structured and semi-structured data

  • Design highly-performant normalized data models and modern data models to support advanced analytics

  • Build feature stores for Advanced Machine Learning use cases capable of batch level OLAP processes and low-latency key-value stores for real-time use cases.

  • Design data feeds for our stakeholders that are optimized, efficient, and scale with an ever-growing game

  • Manage schema definitions in a centralized dynamic manner to ensure our Data Scientists have most up-to-date data mappings as title updates, game launches, and patches demand.

  • Partner with tech leads to ensure we organize our data in a scalable and expandable way and follow our taxonomy framework

  • Work with Data Governance to document business rules, data cleansing, and other relevant transformations of data

  • Analyze existing report and team queries for performance improvements or candidates for data models

  • Assist in creation of Test cases with QA testing team and stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of experience developing data warehouses and data models.

  • Experience with big data, data modelling, and data architecture required

  • Experience working in an Agile Big Data software development Environment

  • Understands the Software Development Lifecycle and how Git is used to enable these processes

  • Hands-on experience in data requirements and technical requirements gathering, preferably in the following sectors: video games, e-commerce, digital products, digital video, sports, media and entertainment.

  • Experience creating cross-functional documentation for multiple stakeholders and teams.

  • Good knowledge of Tableau desired.

SKILLS

  • Hands-on experience in data requirements and technical requirements gathering, preferably in the following sectors: video games, e-commerce, digital products, digital video, sports, media and entertainment.

  • Experience creating cross-functional documentation for multiple stakeholders and teams.

  • Good knowledge of Tableau desired.

  • Game industry experience strongly desired

PLUSES

Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Experience with Hadoop, Spark, Python, and Snowflake.

  • Experience with Tableau and Alation

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply with a resume and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or race.

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