Senior Game Data Analyst

PlayStationLondon, United KingdomFull-time$100k - $260k*Nov 25, 2023
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Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

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Department overview: 

In Game Analytics, we work with some of the best game studios in the world -- responsible for developing some of the most recognisable and ambitious console games and franchises on PlayStation, including Uncharted, The Last of Us, Horizon, God of War, and Gran Turismo. 
 
We provide end-to-end analytics services for PlayStation Studios and use data to help them make their amazing games even better. We seek dedicated people to join us in pushing the boundaries of game analytics for PlayStation.  

What you’ll be doing: 

Working in our cross-disciplinary team to help game studios use data efficiently to improve games. You’ll work with decision-makers to understand their goals, find opportunities, and guide decisions about features and games across the company. Join us, and help define and build the future of analytics for PlayStation games. 

What we are looking for: 

  • Adept at working with people and customer behaviour data to make decisions and improve products. 
  • Fluent in SQL on analytics data warehouses – We use Redshift, but experience with similar ones like Vertica, Netezza, or Postgres are fine. 
  • A validated background in Looker or a similar analytics visualisation tool like Tableau or MicroStrategy. 
  • You can apply data-backed analyses to produce insights that help improve game design. 
  • Superb communication and can get your point across to game designers, producers, programmers, and executives. 
  • A strong interest in a variety of new console games. 
  • Strategic and business-savvy. You know that people don’t always know what they want, or ask for the right. things. You can help them resolve they need, and then make it happen. 
  • A pro with statistics, probability, and quantitative analysis methods. 
  • You’re committed to quality as a top priority. 
  • Experience within AAA games.  
  • A track record of trying and learning new things. 
  • Bonus points for experience in Python, iPython notebooks, R, or machine learning. 

Benefits: 

  • Discretionary bonus opportunity 
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Dental Scheme 
  • 25 days holiday per year 
  • On Site Gym 
  • Subsidised Café 
  • Free soft drinks 
  • On site bar 
  • Access to cycle garage 

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Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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