Senior Data Analyst

Spark · Frisco, Texas
Department Spark
Employment Type Full Time - Undetermined Term
Minimum Experience Experienced

Senior Data Analyst

Combine your love of data and games at Gearbox Software! Influence data-driven decision making in design, development, and business with a rigorous practice of objectively guiding us through data to understand our players. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with your colleagues to set the strategy and roadmap for the Analytics team. Assess high-impact business opportunities and partner with key stakeholders to understand analytics needs.
  • Generate reports from accumulated data, defining automated procedures and documentation related to data collection and retention.
  • Build machine learning algorithms that discover and answer challenging business questions.
  • Develop new insights and analyses that inform decisions for player retention and help create better player experiences. Proactively make recommendations to Product Managers, Game Producers, Game Designers and UX Designers.
  • Support marketing by creating dashboards and analytics reports that communicate status and the effectiveness of promotions, offers, and campaigns.
  • Communicate findings, actionable recommendations, and data limitations to stakeholders to facilitate data-driven decisions.
  • Participate in the full life cycle of analytic data, from requirements to implementation, maintenance, and usage.
  • Create and maintain accurate and comprehensible data visualizations and dashboards.
  • Help to define and create innovative solutions to assist developers.

Key Attributes: 

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or related field, or 5-7 years of equivalent experience with data analytics.
  • Advanced knowledge in Tableau and SQL based languages.
  • Advanced knowledge in (analytics) scripting languages, such as R or Python.
  • Experienced in segmentation/cluster analysis and/or user behavior analysis.
  • Experience working in Centralized, Distributed, and Relational databases.
    • Hands-on expertise in predictive modeling, report, and dashboard design.
    • Strong experience developing and implementing statistical analysis and machine learning models
  • Understanding of game design and in-game economies.
  • Ability to grow and foster relationships across various departments with various backgrounds.
  • Ability to change directions quickly based on business, project, and team needs.
  • A willingness to be a voice for data advocacy.

Bonus Points For:

  • Advanced degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, or a related quantitative discipline.
  • 5-7 years of experience in the games industry.
  • Hobby gamer, strong familiarity with game design in multiple game genres.
  • Experienced working with tool stacks for streaming data (real time reporting).
  • Experience in a mentorship role for other data analysts.
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with AWS and Perforce.


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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
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  • Employment Type
    Full Time - Undetermined Term
  • Minimum Experience