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Data Scientist

Multiple Locations: Redwood City, CA, USA • Vancouver, BC, Canada • Austin, TX, USA • California, USA

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Requisition Number: 176393

Position Title: Data Scientist I

External Description:

Are you a self-starter? Always want to build a solution from 0 to 1 and are interested in solving a challenging but meaningful problem to make an impact with your work? Then, this highly visible role is a great opportunity!

What the Data Scientist, Infrastructure Optimization will do at EA:

In the Infrastructure Optimization team, we are building a cross-functional team to tackle some of the most complex and exciting infrastructure capacity and cost management challenges to support player availability across our EA universe, drive infrastructure efficiency, and help support our sustainability goal.

As a Data Scientist, you will be involved in the product development life cycle from brainstorming ideas to designing quality interactive data visualizations that deal with data complexity with elegance.  If you are someone who is passionate about transforming raw data into elegant data driven visualizations and has a vision for what an excellent data culture should be then you are in the right place. This role is located in North America.

Responsibilities

  • Your work will generate tools and insights across the Infrastructure Cost management lifecycle to scale data sight creation, provide actionable cost optimization insights, and help automate our Infra Cost Management workflow by leveraging and integrating data analytics and DS tools. You will be integral to the Infra Optimization practices transformation - from ideation and research to launch and iteration.
  • Design and develop data products around Infra Cost Management to improve forecast accuracy, reduce ad-hoc processes, and increase data-driven insights.
  • Promote automation of repetitive tasks and the creation of tools over ad hoc analyses, making your insights available to anyone that can benefit from them.
  • Provide Cost Optimization Automation & Analytics solutions by quickly gaining a deep understanding of the business and how data flows throughout the organization.
  • Build close relationships with business stakeholders and act as a liaison between business users and data engineers to understand business issues and deliver scalable end-to-end solutions that ensure accurate business insights.
  • Work with big data solutions, data modeling, understand the ETL pipelines and business intelligence solutions
  • Maintain airflow pipelines, and backfill/fix data issues when needed
  • Interface with other technology teams and business subject matter experts to extract, transform, and load data from a wide variety of data sources.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Statistics, Information Science, Engineering, Economics, or in other related fields
  • Good judgment balancing art and science when visually communicating information (Tableau, Superset, ggplot, D3)
  • Advanced Proficiency in writing SQL queries and knowledge of cloud-based databases like Snowflake, Redshift, BigQuery or other big data solutions
  • Proficiency with analytics programming languages (Python, R, etc.) 
  • Experience in data modeling, ETL processes, and data warehousing, preferably had setup/maintain Airflow jobs before
  • A firm foundation in data analysis basics, including regression and classification models, experiment design, time series modeling, and hypothesis testing
  • Experience developing and leading presentations to wide audience of diverse skill sets, including senior management

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is the leading interactive entertainment company, powered by innovative technology. We create incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need creative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. 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: 2022-10-20 18:34:18.09

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

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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