Data - Senior Data Analyst/Engineer

Permanent / Full Time
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Data & Product
01-05-2024 02:24 AM

Join Our Dynamic Game Development Team

Are you passionate about gaming and looking for an exciting opportunity in the game development industry? Our company, a prominent developer and publisher of both free-to-play and premium games, is seeking a talented Senior Data Analyst / Engineer. With a history dating back to 2000, we've created popular titles and collaborated with renowned partners such as major gaming and entertainment companies.

We pride ourselves on our multicultural team of over forty dedicated professionals, based across two key locations in Europe. Our collaborative and friendly work environment is the perfect place for those who are eager to make a significant impact in the gaming world.

About the Role:

As a Senior Data Analyst / Engineer, you will play a crucial role in analyzing performance and core KPIs of free-to-play and premium games across various platforms. You will mentor other analysts and contribute to game telemetry design and daily performance monitoring. Your expertise will enable well-informed decision-making throughout the game's development lifecycle, from assisting game designers in shaping new features to evaluating post-release changes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Visualize and communicate data analysis results to diverse audiences.
  • Develop and maintain data pipelines.
  • Lead analytics efforts on our game titles.
  • Manage a small team of analysts.
  • Work closely with different teams to identify key data-driven questions.
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis, deep-dives, and provide actionable insights for product roadmap decisions.
  • Develop and maintain analytics backend code and infrastructure in Google Cloud.
  • Manage analysis task priorities and collaborate with designers, engineers, and producers.
  • Proactively monitor game performance, identifying any significant changes or outliers.

Your contribution will be approximately 70% game analytics, 20% analytical engineering, and 10% mentoring.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in maths, statistics, economics, computer science, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in data visualization and communication.
  • Experience in designing and implementing analytical events.
  • Familiarity with Firebase, Big Query, Looker/Google Data Studio, SQL, R/Python, and other BI software.
  • Understanding of game economies and balance.
  • Experience as an analyst on at least one released free-to-play title, preferably mobile.
  • Fluency in English and ability to mentor less experienced team members.

Additional Skills (Helpful but not required):

  • Google Analytics, JavaScript, HTML, HTTP, Linux server admin.
  • Experience with DeltaDNA, GameAnalytics, Redash, or similar tools.
  • Knowledge of Hadoop/Vertica/Postgres, statistical modeling, and economics.
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced, changing business environment.
  • Interest in mobile and free-to-play games.

Why Join Us?

  • Be part of a passionate, independent company.
  • Autonomy to make a difference, with supportive colleagues.
  • Regular company updates, meetings, and (virtual or face-to-face) gatherings.

We welcome applicants from the UK or Malta.
Our UK team operates remotely with occasional meetups, while our Malta team enjoys a fantastic waterfront office in the capital city. There are opportunities for our UK team to visit our Malta office.

If this opportunity excites you please reach out with a resume to

Benefits Package

Travel Supplements
Relocation Package
Flexible working policy

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