Game Data Scientist

We are looking to welcome yet another brilliant Game Data Scientist into our Analytics team, where you will work to understand our gamers’ behaviour, and work with the game teams to improve the product, drive retention & user conversion.

Applying quantitative analysis, statistics & programming, you’ll draw business insights that add real value to Socialpoint. To truly make an impact you’ll need to learn quickly & work well in a fast-paced environment while collaborating closely with analytics & game teams.

What will you do in Socialpoint?

  • Work with the game teams to provide insights into user behaviour and answer key business questions.
  • Turning data into actionable insights, by performing hands-on research, data exploration and analysis. 
  • Visualize and present analyses and results to senior stakeholders, including: Analytics Leads, VPs of Product, the CEOs and other C-level executives.
  • Acting as the liaison between product leads, game developers, data engineers and data scientists to ensure our data is precisely specified, understood and consistent.
  • Team up with other data scientists to lead projects on machine learning, behavioural segmentation and monetization.
  • Using predictive analytics to predict how users will react to changes in the Games.

 Requirements

  • 3+ years experience applying analytics to answer business questions and mine for insights that drive value
  • Strong analytical skills in applied statistics or econometrics and prior experience in empirical analysis.
  • Highly proficient in SQL as well as Python or R for data exploratory analysis.
  • Creating dashboards and visualising findings with a front-end visualization tool like Tableau or Looker.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, experience presenting to business stakeholders.
  • Passion for games, or high interest in the mobile gaming industry
  • Curiosity about everything & ability to innovate & work independently 

Nice-to-haves

  • A Masters degree in a quantitative field, including hard sciences (e.g Physics, Stats, Maths, Engineering) & social sciences (Economics, Psychology, Sociology…)
  • Experience in a mobile B2C business.
  • Experience implementing data science models with Python or R.
  • Creative and innovative, always looking for better ways to achieve our goals.
  • Experience designing and analysing randomized experiments
  • A fast learner, highly meticulous, a consummate professional. You bring value into any conversation you have.
  • Pragmatic, you know how to balance short term and long term deliverables.
  • A team player, you establish effective relationships to work with others for the win.

 

What's in it for you

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have employed a hybrid working from home/office system. So, what does this mean? All we ask is that you live within commuting distance of our office in Barcelona so you are able to come into the office for important meetings/events.

We also offer:

  • Relocation support to help you move to Barcelona (if you’re not already here). 
  • An impressive 25 days annual leave, not including public holidays.
  • Private medical insurance for you and your family, just in case.
  • Choose from the latest IOS or Android device upon joining (phone or tablet).
  • Free language lessons (English, Spanish & Catalan).
  • Spotify Premium for the first 6 months of your employment with us.  
  • Legendary social events & parties to let off some steam. 
  • People development is key for us: an amazing training budget just for you and real growth opportunities!

And when you work in the office, don’t worry - we have you covered. Check out some of our onsite benefits:

  • State of the art gym facilities so you can level up your fitness game. 
  • Book an appointment with our onsite physiotherapist
  • Drop by our onsite hairdressers for a trim (and forget your wallet).

Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you. Please click “apply” to level up and submit your application in English.

Socialpoint is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You’re welcome on the team no matter where you’re from, who you like, what you look like, or if you prefer Xbox over Playstation. It’s a trick question – mobile wins every time! We hire based on your qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities. Our games are for everyone, and so is our workplace.

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