Senior Game Data Analyst, Amazon Games, BI

Amazon
San Diego, California, USA
1 month ago
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This position location may be flexible depending on candidate requirements.

Amazon is all-in on games, and our mission is to be the most customer-obsessed company in the games industry. At Amazon Games, we’re creating compelling games like New World, a sandbox MMO set on a supernatural continent, as well as several - as of yet - undisclosed titles. Amazon Games is also delivering great game benefits to Prime members each month via Prime Gaming, and providing game developers of all sizes with the tools they need to succeed with Amazon Game Tech

Amazon Games is looking for an experienced Game Data Analyst to help bring games to market and develop business opportunities for Amazon.

As a Senior Game Data Business Intelligence Engineer on our team, you will provide insight and drive key business and game initiatives. You will work closely with product manager, game designers, and leadership to analyze and find solutions to modern gaming challenges.

Key job responsibilities
- Partner with Product Managers to understand players and define game and product goals.
- Use analytical languages and tools like SQL, Redshift and Tableau to dive deep and answer customer questions.
- Present descriptive and prescriptive metrics and analysis that empower partner teams to make smart decisions about our games.
- Coach and empower partners, peers and teammates. Spread your skills and knowledge of game analytics to everyone around you.
- Craft the right message for your audience. Explain complex concepts in language that technical and non-technical teammates will understand and act upon.

A day in the life
About Amazon Games

Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

About the team
The Game Analytics BI team is a group of talented and collaborative analysts. Together with Data Engineering and Data Science we support Amazon's entire portfolio of live and upcoming games. We're gamers who love using data to understand "What's fun" and bring more of that to our players.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Irvine, CA, USA | New York, NY, USA | San Diego, CA, USA | San Francisco, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

- 5+ years of Games Industry (supporting title Development, Release, or Live Ops) experience
- 7+ years of SQL experience
- Experience building measures and metrics, and developing reporting solutions
- Experience with data visualization using Tableau, Quicksight, or similar tools
- Experience working directly with business stakeholders to translate between data and business needs
- Passion for gaming

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with theory and practice of design of experiments and statistical analysis of results
- Experience using Cloud Storage and Computing technologies such as AWS Redshift, S3, Hadoop, etc.
- Experience in scripting for automation (e.g. Python) and advanced SQL skills.
- Experience managing, analyzing and communicating results to senior leadership

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $117,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $202,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

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