Business Intelligence Analyst (Game Industry)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations
Region:
USA
Area:
Texas
City:
Richardson
Posted:
18-Jul-17
Company:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Job Ref:
1266

Business Intelligence Analyst (Game Industry)

Division: id Software | Department: Business Systems | Location: Richardson , TX, US

id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family, is seeking a Business Intelligence (BI) Data Analyst to work in a team environment that will help design, build, automate, and monitor the reporting infrastructure for Quake Champions. Your mission will be to provide answers to complex business and game-related questions regarding the behavior of our players, identify and help correct sources of inaccurate or misleading data, and identify emerging trends using clean data. You will also be an important contributor in the creation of a robust Business Intelligence environment that allows business customers to view and manipulate data sets on their own.

You will do this as part of a team of analysts, report developers, and database administrators utilizing both open source and proprietary solutions to accomplish goals. You will work closely with other teams – game, finance, platform, and marketing -- to provide them with tools and recommendations they need to make informed decisions.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain the reports and analytics that will support decision-making within the organization
  • Work directly with business stakeholders, ensuring that business requirements are captured and met
  • Directly work with the ETL, Data Engineers, and Modelers to communicate and define necessary extracts and calculations
  • Create documentation of work from end to end (ingest to report/analysis)
  • Straddle differing subject areas such as in game and business data sources
  • Extract, analyze, and correlate data from multiple potentially-disparate sources
  • Forage through mass quantities of data to identify useful business and gameplay patterns
  • Source code management
  • Design, develop, and maintain reports that clearly represent reality

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years’ of hands-on experience working in a live BI environment

  • A good understanding of data modeling concepts

  • Comfortable working in both OLTP and OLAP environments
  • Comfortable exploring and analyzing unfamiliar datasets, both structured and unstructured
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting enterprise reports and analytics
  • Experience with Tableau and/or OBIEE
  • Experience working with both cloud and on-premise data solutions
  • Comfortable in operating in both data warehousing as well as big data solutions such as Hadoop
  • Able to conduct requirements gathering and define business needs
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort interfacing directly with differing customers across the organization
  • Working experience with the SCRUM development framework

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working within the Video Games industry preferred, though candidates from outside of the industry are also welcomed
  • Experience with Big Data
  • Extensive experience with MySQL
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Experience with data visualization technologies (QlikView, Tableau, etc.)
  • A solid understanding of web technologies, relational databases, and data warehousing
  • Interest in programming
  • Experience using Linux
  • A personal interest in video gaming is a plus

How to Apply

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Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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