Sr. Manager Analytics

Location: Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 116265

Position Title: Senior Manager, Analytics

External Description:

At Electronic Arts we put our players first, and we’re looking for the most talented and creative game developers to help create amazing experiences for our players.  At our Maxis studio, we have been creating amazing games for over 25 years, for PC, console and mobile - with franchises like The Sims and SimCity.  Come and join an exciting team that is working to bring our current products to new heights, while also preparing to launch redefining mobile experiences for long-running beloved franchises.   Collaboration, gameplay and a creative culture are what makes us tick.  Our team is excited by the opportunity to deliver awesome player experiences and pushing the envelope of deep engaging games.     

 

We are looking for a passionate leader to turn data into insight and insight into business decisions and results.  You will manage our team of analysts to improve gameplay and product performance, as well as support business planning and strategy for the studio.    You will support multiple products, from currently live titles like The Sims 4, The Sims Mobile, and yet unannounced major HD and mobile game launches.  You should be a sharp, curious, and an analytic individual who has a passion for games and a strong desire to develop and grow a critical team and function.  Your insight and leadership will influence game design to drive improved acquisition, retention, and monetization. 

 

Role:

 

  • Works collaboratively with leadership, design, producers, data analysts, and data scientists, to present data that will provide actionable insights into our games to improve the acquisition, engagement and monetization of our audience
  • Owns strategic projects such as long range planning, competitive analysis, and game forecasting
  • Manages the workload and priorities of the analytics team
  • Works to develop and grow the technical and soft skills of their team members
  • Collaborates with operations, finance and studio leadership to help make business critical decisions and recommendations
  • Prepares and presents analysis to senior management
  • Is actively engaged in our games and develops a deep understanding of game mechanics including gameplay and economy
  • Partners closely with other studios and central resources as a Maxis representative driving EA wide strategic goals

 

Skills:

 

  • BA or BS in statistics, business, analytics, data science or related field – MBA a plus
  • A passion for games and the gaming industry
  • 5+ years hands-on experience as a data analyst or business analyst
  • Experience leading small teams a plus
  • Experience with data visualization packages like Shiny or Tableau
  • SQL and excel proficiency, including experience querying large, complex data sets 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at various levels of business and technical expertise, including the ability to simplify difficult technical concepts
  • Team player and self-starter with the ability to liaise with multiple teams and stakeholder

 

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

 

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

 

More about our location: https://www.ea.com/careers/careers-overview/redwood-shores

 

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 or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

 

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Company Profile:

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.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2017-12-11 08:00:00.0

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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