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Data Analyst


Bethesda Game Studios



United States

Business Operations and Analytics





Permanent | Full Time


Data Analyst
Bethesda Game Studios - Austin @ Austin, TX, US
Business Intelligence

Bethesda Game Studios is seeking a qualified Data Analyst to join our Game Analytics team. The position will be responsible for reporting and analytics for game, customer, and business data with an emphasis on game data. Candidates must have knowledge and experience in data discovery, analysis, and communicating findings that result in actionable insights for our development teams.

  • Minimum 3 years of related experience
  • Applied knowledge of current data analysis visualization techniques
  • Intermediate to advanced SQL knowledge, including familiarity with statistical, aggregate, and windowing functions
  • Able to conduct requirements gathering and define business needs for data collection and analysis
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills with knowledge and experience in analytic techniques and statistics
  • Design, develop, distribute, and maintain ad-hoc and recurring reports, visualizations, dashboards, and statistical models
  • Mine data and perform analysis across game systems to help determine what is fun/not fun in the game, identify game imbalances, identify optimal strategies for monetization, etc.
  • Interpret data and communicate actionable findings to development and business teams
  • Partner with inter-departmental teams to elicit and document collection and reporting requirements
  • Work with data and gameplay engineers to ensure architecture will support requirements
  • Serve as a subject matter expert and resource for accessing and analyzing data using Tableau or other tools as necessary
Preferred Skills
  • Previous experience as a data analyst for a game development studio and/or a strong interest and passion for gaming
  • Previous experience as a data analyst for online services
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Math, or Statistics
  • Prior experience working in an AWS environment, including using Redshift, RDS, and EMR as a data source
  • Knowledge of logical database design, relational databases, and data warehouse principles
  • Programming / scripting experience, particularly with R or Python

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