Senior Data Analyst - BioWare

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Requisition Number: 158585

Position Title: Senior Analyst

External Description:

The Opportunity Ahead:
At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story. Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios.

We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling. If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.

As a Senior Data Analyst on the BioWare Quality Verification team, you will play a key role in analyzing our game project and game software data to improve our Development and Quality Verification strategies. You should be a sharp, curious, and analytical individual who has a real passion for diving into data to solve business problems. Your insights will influence how we build and verify the quality of our games.


What a Senior Data Analyst does on the BioWare QV team:
• Evaluates and interprets data to extrapolate risks and opportunities.
• Prepares thorough and detailed reports that help the team identify key areas of insights and opportunities to drive future decision-making.
• Presents analysis conclusions to clients in a clear, understandable, and valuable way.
• Communicates clearly (and as often as needed) with team members and business partners.
• Outgoing champion for data quality; crafting data quality policies and data governance.
• Drives methodologies in tools and visual technologies for building live project data dashboards that provide key data for project monitoring and decision-making.
• Develops and maintains scripts and queries to import, clean, transform, and augment data.
• Designs and develops statistical analysis models for hypothesis testing, prediction, or inference.


Our Next Senior Data Analyst needs:
Experience • 5+ years of work experience in a past analytical role, demonstrating their expertise with data to drive process improvements.

Tools

• Ability to work with different types of data (relational, big data, textual, etc.), and accessible through different means (SQL, REST API, etc.)

• Understands well how data is stored in databases and can write fast and reusable SQL code to retrieve it. 

• Crafts performant and intuitive data models that can be further used for visualization by the team.
• Visualizes high readability data insights using software tools like Power BI, Tableau, or Excel.
• Writes efficient Python or R code to answer data analysis questions with a high degree of confidence.
• Understands the requirements of the of Agile/Waterfall process and adjusts their work as needed.
• Produces polished and engaging presentations that rally the support of business partners.

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, etc.) and/or successful completion of post-secondary level Math and Statistics courses.

Skills

• Extraordinary problem solving, creative thinking, and analytical skills.
• Ability to initiate and maintain close collaborative partnerships with coworkers and business partners.
• Ability to take ownership of projects and look for new problems to solve and new concepts to implement.
• A very good foundation of math and statistical knowledge including an understanding of probability, correlation, regression, classification, and the development of statistical models.
• Quick learner with an innate desire to continually learn, adapt and develop abilities.
• A skillful communicator who is not afraid to ask questions and brings new insights to light.
• Teamwork in working with business clients and working in a larger team environment.
• Can establish a sense of urgency and prioritize effectively to manage multiple tasks.
• Able to work independently and drive for solutions with all business partners.

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

The opportunity to work and learn from a world-class games studio making world-class games. We are a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

Katie Bieber: kbieber@ea.com

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

 

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

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