Game Data Analyst

Games Jobs - Business / Analysis / Metrics - Midlands

Job Title Game Data Analyst
Job Category Analysis / Metrics
Job Description To apply:

We have a client who needs a great Game Data Analyst to work on a new, major game project. You would be joining a highly experienced team of industry veterans with considerable AAA experience under their belts, developing an exciting new AAA multiplayer game.

You would be a very able, innovative and full of ideas game and business intelligence analyst who can mine the game’s data to uncover details of user behaviour, maximizing user retention through developing a range of KPIs, monitoring tools and mining data for insights.

Role Requirements

· A great Game Data Analyst will be comfortable with big data and preferably have experience in the most common technologies used in this arena: Hive, Hadoop, NoSQL

· Work closely with the development team to improve the data collection

· Report on trends and insights gained from the data and recommend strategies based on these

· Stay up to date with new data tools and methods and where fitting recommend their adoption

· Experience with analytics tools or languages such as R, Metric Insights, Tableau, Java, Python, Julia, Matlab etc

· A master of Excel and pivot tables

· Strong analytical skills to distil reports and data down to easy to understand essential details

· Independent and able to drive own learning in the sector

· A passion for gaming!

The role would be suitable for a Game Data Analyst without programming skills but development skills would be highly beneficial. Experience with MapReduce in Java or queries in Pig Latin would be good to have. A background in either Psychology or Economics or a strong interest in these areas would also be useful.

To apply please send CV to adam@datascope.co.uk or tel Adam on 020 7580 6018 for a confidential chat (once we have your cv). We value close, personal relationships with our candidates and applications by this method tend to be more successful.

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Salary Competitive depending on experience
Location UK, Midlands
Job Category Business / Analysis / Metrics
Date posted 29/07/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Datascope using their internal reference 40682.
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