Data Analyst

Job typeData Science, Game Development/Publishing
LocationUnited States - Needham, Massachusetts
TypeFull Time
Posted DateJan. 15, 2019
What part will you play?

The WB Games Boston Studio seeks a Data Analyst to join the Product Management team. In collaboration with the existing Analytics Department, the Analyst will work closely with the development teams on the full life-cycle of game development.

This position will collaborate on everything from tracking new player engagement, planning the way we record events in-game, and ensuring the final report satisfies the intended audience.

Daily tasks will include gathering requirements from project stakeholders, drafting schemas and tables, being familiar with production ETL data pipelines and developing documentation.

  • Answer questions from internal customers about our products by querying our databases and packaging the answers in an easily digestible way for our internal teams.
  • Identify in-game events that affect business KPIs including revenue, retention, user acquisition, k-factor, and lifetime value.
  • Collaborate with data engineering in drafting table schemas and dimensional models to measure the variables necessary for later analysis.
  • Coordinate with external development, and product management to translate the results of data analysis into compelling designs that compliment and further elevate fun game experiences.
  • Design, build, and maintain analytics documentation including requirements from various departments as well as timeline.
  • Organize staff meetings while drafting meeting minutes and syndicating action items.
  • Work with Confluence, PowerPoint, and other tools to ensure project details and analytical value is being communicated to all stakeholders.
  • Perform market research, competitor teardowns, and write up trend summaries.
  • Monitor progress by playing builds in development as well as reviewing ongoing player behavior reports and trends.
  • Brief the team regularly on key learnings and new insights that can be applied across games.

What do we require from you?
  • A BA/BS Degree in Business, Finance, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or Mathematics.
  • A strong background in analysis fundamentals through previous work experience, collegiate thesis, and/or passion projects.
  • Strong familiarity with mobile application ecosystems and operating systems like iOS and Android.
  • Experience with project managing multiple deliverables that each have their own separate stakeholders, environments, and operational teams.
  • Experience designing, building, reporting, and maintaining project documentation.
  • Must be comfortable reading, interpreting, explaining, and responding to large sets of data related to engagement, gameplay and monetization. A background in statistics, data mining, or other quantitative discipline is highly valued.
  • Excellent project management, communication, and documentation skills.
  • Comfortable presenting complicated material to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize work to meet specific deadlines required.
  • "Team First" personality with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to collaborate with colleagues across different disciplines and locations to achieve results.
  • Must be self-motivated, results-oriented and have a “no job is too small” attitude.
  • A passion for analytics and gaming is required.
  • Business Intelligence tools experience is a bonus, preferred tools are SQL, Tableau, and Looker.
  • They will be comfortable with all levels of ownership, from hands on design to providing high-level guidance and feedback.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, the ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced and evolving environment that offers the opportunity to work hands-on with world-class brands and contribute concretely to the success of our games.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate passion for discovering interesting facts through data and sharing them with others.

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.