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Lead Analyst - Infrastructure Optimization & Cost Management

Multiple Locations: Vancouver, BC, Canada • Austin, TX, USA

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Requisition Number: 184077

Position Title: Manager, Analytics

External Description:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

What's in it for you? Glad you asked!

This role is important for aligning and driving Infrastructure Cost related strategic initiatives with an important focus on improving the Infrastructure Cost Management processes. You will be part of a team of Business Analysts, who work with multiple teams to provide cost insights about our online services that enhance the game experience. You will report to the Director of Infrastructure cost management, inside the Production, Infrastructure, and Engineering team.

Who You Are

  • Experienced business analyst with demonstrated advanced data analysis, critical thinking and process improvement capabilities with understanding of operations and financial management.

  • Knowledge of cloud computing technologies like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and understanding of Software as a Service (SaaS) business models.

  • Experience managing enterprise-wide transformational changes and comfortable with evaluating and tackling complexities that come with change and understanding possible effects.

  • Additional skills include project management abilities, which involve planning, initiating, implementing, and closing team specific goals.

  • Finops certified practitioner or proficiency with Finops operating framework

What You'll do

  • Partner with finance and other technical teams to forecast infrastructure costs, build queries and analyze data to support cost modelling, chargebacks and cost allocations

  • Influence and support strategic decision-making, modelling business scenarios and tracking performance metrics

  • Business partnering to provide deep insights into data and complex problems or situations using appropriate methodologies.

  • Support initiatives to build scalable and automated systems to support ever-increasing forecast and shared cost allocation needs for a clear and transparent tracking, and reporting.

Your Skills

The processes we support are diverse, produced by dozens of teams from around the world. You will have a diverse skill set and always be eager to expand it. More importantly, you can apply your conceptual understanding to new technologies. The below is a representative but non-exhaustive list of the skills we are looking for in you.

  • Partner, liaise, and translate technical requirements for game infrastructure with teams across the organization

  • Familiarity with Infrastructure cost and usage, including Cloud Financial Management (AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Familiarity with productization process and techniques

  • Analytical background; Experience analyzing data for insights, and turning those insights into actions

  • Experience with financial modelling techniques, statistical applications and forecasting

  • Experience with data visualization software packages, e.g., Looker, Power BI, Tableau

  • You are proficient in SQL and similar database tools for querying complex data sets, for insightful data outputs.

  • A B.A./B.S. in STEM, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or Engineering Sciences

  • 5 - 8+ years of experience in related fields

 

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We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

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About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider 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.

Days Open: 7

Can this position be remote?: 0

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

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. We will also consider 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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