BI/Data Engineer

Location: Guildford, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 165306

Position Title: Software Engineer II

External Description:

We are EA

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global interactive entertainment software company. We build and provide games, content and online services to millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry.

The Challenge Ahead

Your role as part of Analytic Solutions (AS) will be to build last-mile global analytics solutions that depict player evolution year-over-year Battlefield title. You will help build a platform to process petabytes of data into pipelines for user-facing environments, help develop dashboards and collaboratively compete for the industry-leading data programme – all while serving needs of teams on the cutting edge of game development using DevOps methodologies. You will report to a Data Engineer II.

Responsibilities

The Business Intelligence / Data Engineer will be a part of the development process of our EA titles. They will work collaboratively to implement in-game telemetry, refine the ETL process, and help develop dashboards that promote deeper understanding of our games.

  • You will determine which questions we want to answer, and map which questions can be answered by which telemetry events
  • You will transform questions, event requests and other loosely defined wishes into telemetry events, figuring out which events are needed and how those events should be specified
  • You will be a reactive partner to the game team to address issues with and document their implementation work, then QA such work to ensure data is flowing correctly from each event.
  • You will work with analysts and other end-users to identify which insights and analytics they will be focused on, then work with the data architect to design schemas that cover the requirements as efficiently as possible.
  • You will ensure, as far as possible, that telemetry events are standardised across the titles you are working on.
  • You will work as part of the engineering team to build the requested tables and schemas.
  • You will build schemas to bring the data into our BI tool (Looker), transform it inside the tool and then pilot dashboards to see how things work
  • You will guide communications between our users and studio engineers to provide scalable end-to-end solutions.
  • You will partner with UI designers and business analysts to incorporate design into building outstanding insightful visualisations.
  • You will explore and advocate for self-service analytics at EA.
  • You will promote strategies to improve our data modelling, quality and architecture

Requirements

  • 3+ years relevant industry experience
  • Proficiency in Python, SQL queries and knowledge of cloud-based databases like Snowflake, Redshift, BigQuery or other big data solutions.
  • Experience with telemetry structures and analysis.
  • Experience in data modelling, ETL processes, and data warehousing.
  • Visualisation and story telling skills using tools such as Looker, Dundas or Tableau is a strong plus.
  • Summarise technical details to non-technical audience.
  • Comfortable working with a multi-functional team, both locally and remote, understanding the perspectives of each partner.
  • Experience with Process Management tools such as JIRA, Trello or similar.

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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 new parent 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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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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