Data Analyst

Recruiter
Microsoft
Location
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1266648105
Contract Type
Full Time
Rare: we're not your typical developer. Our 30+ years in the game-making business have been dedicated to crafting one beloved title after another, constantly trying new things, and infusing the fun we have every day into the games we create. Check out the Rare Replay collection for three whirlwind decades of evidence! We strive to keep Rare a fantastic place to work, from its beautiful location and state-of-the-art facilities to a strong focus on work/life balance. If you're a keen gamer, chances are you've already caught wind of our epic shared world pirate adventure Sea of Thieves , released in March 2018 and a journey we're committed to for the long haul even as we begin to think about what's out there beyond the horizon. With every day bringing new challenges and discoveries in equal measure, there's never been a more rewarding time to join our daredevil crew! Our BI team is expanding! We are looking for an experienced Data Analyst to join our busy crew. Are you passionate about data and what it can bring to the business? Do you enjoy solving complex challenges? Are you excited about working in a dynamic, agile environment? This is an opportunity to join a highly performing team, with a wide and diverse org reach, contributing directly to the business' growth and success. Our mission is to support every team and individual in the studio with tools and insights to make smarter decisions and optimize day-to-day work processes. Intelligent, business supported by intelligent resource - that's our goal, please reach out if you'd like to take part! Responsibilities: Actively own strategic relationships with key stakeholders across the business, gathering short and long-term requirements and providing on going analytic support. Assist teams and individuals across the business in framing questions, defining goals and constructing aligned, accurate and actionable metrics to track performance. Carry out bespoke research/analysis to uncover actionable insights, supporting product/process improvement across the business. Deliver insights effectively through visualisations, reports and decks. Identify impactful business use cases for advanced statistics, science and ML. Tailor, design and liaise with data scientist to deliver solutions. Within the BI team contribute to continuous improvement of analytic best practices and framework. Qualifications: 3+ years of proven experience providing analytic support, ideally within the gaming industry or in an internet or technology environment. High level of numeracy with Quantitative/statistical analytic skills. Proficiency with SQL and big data transformations. Experience with visualizing data in reports, dashboards and decks. Strong attention to detail, natural curiosity with ability to problem-solve creatively Exceptionally strong communication skills (both written and verbal), strong collaboration skills, and the ability to work effectively with a diversity of business users, of different technical abilities. Self-starter who can effectively manage time and work load. An independent learner who can identify knowledge gaps and opportunities for improvements and reach out for resource. Rare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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