The Opportunity Ahead:
The EAX QV organization within Electronic Arts is looking to hire a Data Analyst.
As a Data Analyst within the DTS team you will play a key role in analyzing our operational data to improve our Quality Verification (QV) strategies. You will be a sharp, curious, and analytic individual who has a passion for diving into data to solve business problems. Your insights will influence how we build and verify the quality of our games.
What a Data Analyst does at EA:
Receives questions from clients, understands the questions, and determines the data needed to find the solutions.
Conducts analysis using statistical software, databases, spreadsheets, and reporting tools.
Designs, evaluates, and monitors key metrics.
Develops and maintains scripts and queries to import, clean, transform, and augment data.
Builds live data dashboards complete with user documentation.
Designs and develops statistical analysis models for hypothesis testing, prediction, or inference.
Performs quality assurance to ensure accuracy and consistency for the information being delivered.
Presents analysis conclusions to clients in a clear, understandable, and valuable way.
Communicates clearly (and as often as needed) with team members and business partners.
Our Next Data Analyst needs:
2 – 3 years of work experience in a past analytical role
Experience in data mining, machine learning, or statistical modeling
Performs data analysis using MS Excel or other similar tools with a high degree of proficiency.
Visualizes high readability data insights using software tools like Power BI, Tableau, or Excel.
Understands well how data is stored in databases and can write fast and reusable SQL code to retrieve it.
Writes efficient Python or R code to answer data analysis questions with a high degree of confidence.
Understands the requirements of the of Agile/Waterfall process and adjusts their work as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics,
Very good foundation of math and statistical knowledge including an understanding of probability, correlation, regression, classification, and the development of statistical models.
Exceptional problem solving, creative thinking, and analytical skills.
Ability to initiate and maintain close collaborative partnerships with coworkers and stakeholders.
Ability to take ownership of projects and look for new problems to solve and new concepts to implement.
Quick learner with an innate desire to continually learn, adapt, and develop abilities.
Skillful communicator who is not afraid to ask questions and brings new insights to light.
Professionalism in working with clients and working in a team environment.
A high tolerance for data ambiguity
We are proud of the great perks we offer like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, and pension with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality.
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