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Company Name:
Digital Extremes
Location:
London, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Job Type:
Business Development
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
PC / Windows, Playstation 3, Xbox 360
Experience Level:
Associate
Education:
Associate Degree

Video Game Data Scientist/Stats Analyst

Video Game Data Scientist Responsibilities:

• Develop advanced learning algorithms and statistical models to solve critical problems and help deliver incredible player experiences
• Architect, implement, deploy, and maintain data science intensive applications
• Work closely with and report to marketing and development teams to define key metrics, and identify trends and opportunities
• Be able to synthesize data from various sources and extract useful information that will lead to improving the player experience, player retention, game design and effective marketing strategies
• Extract and organize data into a reliable user-friendly form and present it to the interested and effected parties on the team
• Follow up with additional analysis once initiatives have begun to determine success or need for continued improvements
• Assist in designing and building business intelligence tools for data mining and reporting
• Suggest improvements in tools and techniques to help scale the team
• Conduct ad hoc data analysis based on current team needs and management priorities

Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in a technical or quantitative discipline (Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, MIS, Marketing), a Master’s doesn’t hurt
• Minimum 3 years of tried and true statistical analysis and data mining experience
• A passion for video games and understanding of gaming culture
• Experience in the gaming industry, specifically Free to Play gaming is a plus
• In depth knowledge of MongoDB, Reporting Platforms (Tableau, Spotfire etc.)and Excel
• Experience in defining/designing/building/managing a data warehouse is a plus
• Strong quantitative analysis techniques and qualitative methods, as well as predictive modeling
• Demonstrated success presenting complex research data (both qualitative and quantitative) in a clear and compelling manner that inspires action
• Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
• Self-starter who can manage their time effectively and has the interest of integrating into a team of passionate, highly intelligent game developing ninjas

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