Lead Producer-Analytics and Data Science

Zynga
Bengaluru, India
11 days ago

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Lead Producer – Lead Project Manager, Analytics and Data Science

Zynga is looking for a highly motivated PROJECT MANAGER to help evolve our execution processes and take on project management for our analytics and data science team. He or she will work closely with analytics leadership, product management, engineering leadership, other project managers and game teams to balance a set of commitments and milestones to predictable execution, facilitating tough trade offs along the way. Tactical enough dive deep on daily execution, proactively spot areas for improvement, then energetically drive those improvements broadly, resulting in all peers feeling collaboratively led into changes that solve confusion, miscommunication and differing expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Take on project management responsibility for machine learning, data science and analytics projects
  • Define scope, determine resources required, develop schedule and milestones in collaboration with engineering leadership and product management
  • Passionately articulate goals and team principles to help form a stimulating and fun work environment and culture
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are timely, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Lead technical scrums and agile project implementation, evolve the project management methodology to align with work-product of analytics teams
  • Monitor and report progress weekly, oversee risks and mitigations and aggressively work to remove blockers; deliver bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly summary of project delivery; extract analytics on execution, and deliver a data-driven evolution of execution and prioritization
  • Identify process pain points and collaborate with analytics leadership, engineering leaders, product managers and other project managers to motivate change that improves both quality and transparency to external groups
  • Initiate, develop, maintain and lead others toward positive working relationships with internal and external organizations critical to both current and future development process
  • Collaborate with other project managers in the central data organization to deliver and evolve a consistent project management methodology

Required skills:

  • 5+ years experience working in multi-functional development teams.
  • At least 3 years experience as a Project Manager within the tech industry, games preferred
  • Experience working in an agile environment and implementing processes for agile development
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with maturity and leadership

Preferred skills:

  • 3+ years experience as a technical project manager
  • Experience working in the advertising and/or mobile gaming sectors
  • Familiarity with analytics, data science, machine learning and AI
  • Computer science, statistics or technical degree
  • Scrum Master or Agile Coach certification

WHAT WE OFFER YOU:

  • Work in a studio that has complete P&L ownership of games
  • Competitive salary, discretionary annual bonus scheme and Zynga RSUs
  • Full medical, accident as well as life insurance benefits
  • Catered breakfast, lunch and evening snacks
  • Child care facilities for women employees and discounted facilities for male employees
  • Well stocked pantry
  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Active Employee Resource Groups – Women at Zynga
  • Frequent employee events
  • Additional leave options for most employees
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players!

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