Data Scientist II

Multiple Locations: Sacramento, California, United States • Redwood City, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 160325

Position Title: Data Scientist II

External Description:

Capital Games seeks an experienced data scientist who is passionate about mobile games and making data actionable in live service management.

 

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Capital Games is fast-paced and collaborative.  As a Sr. Data Scientist, the game team will rely on you to design and implement data driven applications in a rapidly changing, live game environment. A successful candidate will have a strong ML background preferably in mobile live services, along with the ability to partner and communicate with a cross-functional team.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data exploration and visualization to tell the story behind numbers and find relevant insights for partners and leadership
  • Aggregate and analyze large datasets to identify behavior trends using statistics, data mining techniques
  • Develop and manage propensity models for spend and engagement and partner with Data Engineering to productionalize and maintain models
  • Manage cohort segmentation and behavioral clustering models
  • Lead efforts in experimentation for lifecycle management and game features (experimental design, sampling, success criteria)
  • Develop anomaly tracking for fraud and cheating
  • Develop business cases for new technologies needed to support ML applications
  • Develop tools for more robust simulation and testing of design in game
  • Respond to operational needs by providing ad hoc analytical support 
  • Partner with Engineering and Operations teams to determine product requirements 

 

Skills / Requirements:

  • 3+ years business or data analysis experience; preferred experience from gaming industry
  • MS degree in a quantitative discipline (i.e. Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Industrial Engineering), required
  • Experience in quantitative analysis. Visualization platform experience is a plus (Looker, Tableau, Chartio etc)
  • Strong background in experimental design and A/B test implementation
  • Experience managing advanced analytics projects which solve complex analytical problems using data mining technologies
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with big data stores (Hive/Hadoop, Big Query, AWS, Snowflake etc)
  • Proficiency in Python or R and applied ML
  • Strong quantitative, problem-solving skills
  • Can explain insights to all kinds of audiences
  • Strong capability to independently manage workload
  • A true passion for understanding customer behavior on-platform and in-game

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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.

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Date Opened: 2020-03-10 20:25:19.55

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