Junior Data Scientist

Game Hive Corporation - Toronto, ON (16 days ago)

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We are looking for a Junior Data Scientist who loves to dive deep into the complexities of data to extract impactful business insights. You have a creative outlet to present beautiful visualizations and a passion for data science and analytics.

Game Hive is building a new generation of casual mobile games. A people-and-fun-oriented studio, we are dedicated to creating games that tap into the interests of anyone and everyone! At Game Hive, we look towards innovation, invention and all-around epic-ness in not only our games, but also the people behind them. This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company, alongside a veteran team, working on some of the most popular titles in the mobile space.


Continuously build games that you make serious impact in!
Competitive salary and bonus structure
Comprehensive health and dental benefits package
A learning fund for your professional development
A fun, collaborative, feedback-focused, no-BS environment
Regular paid team lunches, events, and other fun outings
Great central office location with all the snacks and drinks you can consume

What you'll be doing

Work closely with the Data Scientist to identify and build new data pipelines, reports and predictive models.

Build fully functional and visually appealing dashboards and other data visualizations using key business metrics and KPI’s
Identify trends and behaviours using evidence from key business metrics and provide actionable insights
Write complex queries in a logical and organized manner to improve existing data analytical platforms
Conduct, present and explain statistical analyses in a clear and concise manner that will directly impact executive decisions
Perform ongoing QA and debugging of analytical platforms by working with key stakeholders
Validate data within existing data warehouse to assist the Data Scientist in ensuring successful implementation of data pipelines and ETL
Support the Data Scientist to continuously improve and enhance performance of business analytical platforms
Proactively influence and assist in building a core foundation of data science and data analytics at Game Hive

Max Level Skills (Requirements)

You are a team player with a highly positive attitude. You have a high aptitude for business and data analysis and you are keen on driving insights. Most of all, you love playing games!

Bachelor’s Degree in a highly quantitative field (Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Economics, Finance) or related analytical fields
1 - 3 years of professional working experience in data science or business analytics
Experience with one or more (statistical) programming languages (R, Python, etc.)
Must have strong proficiency in Tableau (extracts, action filtering, parameter creation, dashboard design and visualization)
Must have strong SQL skills and general database knowledge
Must be experienced with distributed data processing systems (Spark)
Must have good knowledge of statistical analysis and techniques (sampling, time series, regression)
Must have strong attention to detail
Must have a strong understanding of reporting data integrity and accuracy
Proven ability to query and handle large complex datasets from various different sources
Ability to be an effective communicator by presenting, explaining and simplifying technical concepts
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
Willingness to approach analytical challenges in a positive way
Aptitude and willingness to learn new technologies for furthering data science and analytics at Game Hive

Good to have, but not required.

Experience scripting and performing data ETL
Experience in social or mobile game development
Familiarity with free-to-play game design concepts and industry-standard KPIs used to measure game performance
Knowledge of mobile app advertising and online marketing