Senior Game Security Data Analyst
3 days ago
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 New York is seeking an experienced data analyst to join our growing Analytics practice and help build Rockstar’s business intelligence capacity. Successful candidates will work with analytics and Game Security leadership to assure that the most relevant possible real-time and historical data is identified, tracked, analyzed, and made actionable across all of our titles. This is a full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in the heart of downtown Manhattan.
WHAT WE DO
- The Rockstar Analytics team provides insights and actionable results to a wide variety of stakeholders across the organization in support of their decision making.
- The Game Security Data Analyst is part of the Live Ops vertical, which is heavily focused on prevention and detection of issues, monitoring of game health, and player satisfaction.
- Projects and tasks have direct influence on the player experience.
- We collaborate as a global team to develop cutting-edge data pipelines, data products, data models, reports, analyses, and machine learning applications.
- Protect the player experience by participating in investigations, establishing recommendations around the best course of action, and developing automated solutions to prevent similar situations
- Search for and monitor player profiles that are of direct interest to the Security team.
- Leverage existing tools and develop new tools to detect anomalies.
- Conduct analysis to uncover emerging behaviors.
- Design, develop and deliver self-serve solutions to address critical business questions.
- Report on key metrics and KPIs that have a high impact on the Security team’s operations.
- Support the Security Data Scientist in the development, productionalization, and ongoing training of machine learning models.
- Identify, design, and collect data with direct impact on the team’s operations and business goals.
- Assist with data governance activities surrounding the Security team’s specific data needs.
- Partner with data analysts, data engineers, data scientists, and stakeholders to better understand requirements, finding bottlenecks, and resolutions.
- Collaborates with the Analytics Tech Lead to establish best practices for repeated application.
- Help mentor and develop the skillsets of the junior team members within your team or department.
- Work within a team of data analysts and engineers.
- 5+ years in a similar position or an analytics role in the gaming, forensics, technology, or marketing fields.
- Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operational Research, Business Intelligence, or any other relevant field).
- Extensive knowledge of data analysis techniques, languages, software, and systems (R, Matlab, Python, Tableau, Looker) required.
- Extensive knowledge in SQL (or a SQL-like language) required.
- Ability to develop and maintain good relations and communicate with people at all hierarchical levels.
- Strong problem-solving skills.
- Ability to reconcile technical and business perspectives.
- Autonomy and entrepreneurship.
- Strong team spirit.
- Passion for Rockstar Games and our titles.
Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.
- Graduate degree (MBA, MSc or master’s, PHD), an asset.
- Experience with Hadoop and Snowflake, an asset.
- Game industry experience strongly desired.
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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