Data Analyst

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Marketing, Business Operations
Region:
Canada
Area:
Vancouver
City:
Vancouver
Posted:
01-Sep-16
Company:
Relic Entertainment
Job Ref:

Do you believe in data informed decision making and love the games industry?

Are you a data warehouse guru and can write SQL in your sleep?

If so, our Data Analyst role might be the perfect fit for you!

Relic Entertainment, a wholly owned studio of SEGA, is the award winning RTS developer of Homeworld, Dawn of War and Company of Heroes, and we’re on the hunt for a permanent, full-time Data Analyst to work in our Vancouver studio. This soon to be Relican will join our Business Intelligence & Analytics Team. As a studio, our role is to create a workplace where people are energized and empowered to not only do their best work but to continually surpass their best. We’ll push you out of your comfort zone to become the best version of you by giving you the ownership and creative freedom to solve our most challenging problems.

As an integral part of the Business Intelligence Team, you will be more than just our data warehouse guru, an analyst by heart, you will provide our key stakeholders with actionable insight.

As our Data Analyst you will…
-Be a key part of the analytical ecosystem we are putting in place to drive business and game design decisions
-Be responsible for designing, building, improving and ensuring the stability and availability of several portions of the technical environment that is used by our end users when they are engaging in analysis
-Provide actionable insight through gathering, analyzing and visualizing large game and commercial data sets
-Develop and maintain our internal tools and reporting, data mining and multi-datacenter applications
-Identify and analyze problems so that you’re able to implement solutions that make our data warehouses better

We’re looking for someone who has…
-A Master’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field
-3+ years of experience in a Business Intelligence or Data Analyst role
-2+ years of experience as a data scientist and/or applying data scientist techniques within the video game industry
-Extensive experience building, monitoring and maintaining data warehouses
-Excellent database programming skills including experience programming with SQL
-Knowledge of complex data modelling – including entity relationship mapping
-Expertise in Amazon Redshift and Tableau Dashboard development
-A strong passion for analytics and enjoys informing business goals through actionable insight
-A keen high level awareness of what is needed to make business intelligence and analytics a successful function
-A passion for getting up and presenting findings to groups in an engaging manner
-An ability to not get stuck in analysis but use a variety of intuitive, logical, and creative methods when approaching problems

It’s a bonus if you have…
-Built data cubes in the past
-Familiarity with web/digital analytics
-A love for games!
-ScrumMaster Certification

What’s in it for you?
In addition to working on AAA games and learning a ton, we offer top-notch benefits and perks, including an extensive extended health benefits plan, retirement savings plan, and support for any required relocation or immigration efforts. On top of that, we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games so we offer competitive total compensation packages. We anticipate the salary will be between $80,000 – $95,000, depending on experience.

Interested?
Please apply through this portal - you'll find the application below! Make sure to tell us a bit about yourself and let us know why YOU would be a great fit for our team!

Next Steps?
Regrettably, we are unable to interview all applicants. Please be patient while we review every application. We will get in touch with the applicants that best fit what we’re looking for, so please make sure you tell us about yourself and how you would like to contribute to our team.

Contact Details:
Relic Entertainment
Tel: 604.801.6577
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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