Senior Data Analyst

Electronic Arts - Vancouver, BC (4 months ago)

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The Opportunity Ahead:
As a Senior Data Analyst on the EA Studios Quality Verification Analytics team you will play a key role in analyzing our Development projects and game data to improve our Development and Quality Verification strategies. You should be a sharp, curious, and analytical individual who has a real 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 Senior Data Analyst does on the Development QV team:
Evaluates and interprets data to extrapolate risks and opportunities.
Prepares thorough and detailed reports that help the team identify key areas of insights and opportunities to drive future decision-making.
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.
Outgoing champion for data quality; crafting data quality policies and data governance.
Drives methodologies in tools and visual technologies for building live project data dashboards that provide key data for project monitoring and decision-making.
Develops and maintains scripts and queries to import, clean, transform, and augment data.
Designs and develops statistical analysis models for hypothesis testing, prediction, or inference.

Our Next Senior Data Analyst needs:

5+ years of work experience in a past analytical role, demonstrating their expertise with data to drive process improvements.


Ability to work with different types of data (relational, big data, textual, etc.), and accessible through different means (SQL, REST API, etc.)
Understands well how data is stored in databases and can write fast and reusable SQL code to retrieve it.
Crafts performant and intuitive data models that can be further used for visualization by the team.
Visualizes high readability data insights using software tools like Power BI, Tableau, or Excel.
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.
Produces polished and engaging presentations that rally the support of business partners.


Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, etc.) and/or successful completion of post-secondary level Math and Statistics courses.


Extraordinary problem solving, creative thinking, and analytical skills.
Ability to initiate and maintain close collaborative partnerships with coworkers and business partners.
Ability to take ownership of projects and look for new problems to solve and new concepts to implement.
Very good foundation of math and statistical knowledge including an understanding of probability, correlation, regression, classification, and the development of statistical models.
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.
Teamwork in working with business clients and working in a larger team environment.
Can establish a sense of urgency and prioritize effectively to manage multiple tasks.
Able to work independently and drive for solutions with all business partners.

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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