Data Analyst

Data Analyst

Zynga seeks a skilled, positive, and energetic Data Analyst to join the team! The successful candidate will have excellent SQL-writing ability, and enjoy combining analytic skills with business acumen to provide our game studios with the data and insights that will drive our continued success. The Data Analyst works with key decision-makers on a daily basis as a data-driven advisor and partner on strategic issues. The candidate should enjoy both working with people and performing technical analyses.

Responsibilities:

Provide reporting and performance monitoring to game studios using data drawn from diverse sources
Perform detailed data exploration and validation to separate genuine phenomena from spurious anomalies
Develop new insights and analyses that inform decisions and help us continue to delight the people playing our games

Required Skills:

Several years experience performing quantitative analysis, preferably for an internet or technology company
Excellent SQL skills: extensive experience querying large, complex data sets
High proficiency with Excel including pivoting capabilities and analysis modules – VBA macros and ODBC sourcing a plus
Working knowledge of basic statistics; experience with R, SAS or similar a plus
Ability to execute research projects, and generate practical results and recommendations
Good client management skills with a strong grasp of both technical and business perspectives
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to meet changing deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects
Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Enjoy working in both individual and team settings
B.S. or B.A. in math, economics, engineering or other technical field required; advanced degrees a plus


Date Posted:
Mar 14, 2016 8:35 PM PDT
Company:
Zynga
Website:
https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oeQI2fwy&s=TechVibes
Contact:
ksamana@zynga.com

Company:
Zynga
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Zynga is the world’s largest social game developer. More than 215 million monthly active users play its games. Zynga’s games include FarmVille, Treasure Isle, Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars, YoVille, Café World, FishVille, PetVille and FrontierVille. Zynga games are available on Facebook, MySpace and the iPhone. Through Zynga.org, Zynga players have raised more than $3 million for world social causes.... more