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Data Analyst

Bethesda Softworks

Date posted: 07-09-19

Global video game publisher/developer headquartered in Rockville, MD, seeks a Data Analyst to join the Enterprise Business Intelligence team.  This position works within the Enterprise BI Team and is responsible for the reporting and analytics for game, customer, and business data. The Data Analyst will be supporting a broad range of reporting and analysis needs from all facets of the business, including e-commerce, financial, and online game data.

The incumbent will have at least 1 year of related experience partnering with both technical and business teams to provide data analytics and reporting solutions.  The Data Analyst will facilitate the creation of the reports and analytics for the sales team. The Analyst will also be responsible for data validation and making certain reporting aligns with the business requirements for either internally or externally developed systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Work within the Enterprise BI team, supporting reporting from multiple data sources including, but not limited to:
    • Hadoop using Apache Spark/Databricks
    • Amazon Redshift
    • Relational Databases (Oracle, MariaDB)
  • Maintaining and executing SQL for marketing data extracts
  • Create and maintain the Tableau- based reports and analysis that provide visualizations and grid-style reporting that support decision making within the organization
  • Work directly with business stakeholders, ensuring that business requirements are captured and met
  • Directly work with the ETL Engineers, Data Engineers, and Modelers to communicate and define necessary extracts and calculations
  • Create documentation of work from end to end (ingest to report/analysis)
  • Be able to straddle differing subject areas such as in game and business data sources

Requirements:

  • Up to 3 Years of Related Experience
  • Comfortable exploring and analyzing unfamiliar datasets, both structured and unstructured
  • Intermediate to Advanced SQL skills
  • Experience with Tableau (or similar visualization software)
  • Able to conduct requirements gathering and define business needs
  • Excellent communication skills

Pluses:

  • Some programming experience (e.g. Python, Scala)
  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting enterprise reports and analysis
  • Comfortable in operating in both data warehousing as well as big data solutions such as Hadoop
  • Working experience with the SCRUM development framework
  • Past experience with  sales and finance organizations
  • Understanding of fundamental sales and finance terms and disciplines
  • Past experience working with ERP platforms and ERP-based data, preferably Oracle eBusiness Suite
  • Experience using Oracle’s OBIEE (BI) platform
  • Experience working within the video game industry preferred, though candidates from outside of the industry are also welcome
  • Understanding of the Free-to-Play/Micro-transaction Business Model for different game types
  • A personal interest in video gaming
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