Director of Analytics

We are looking for an entrepreneurial and experienced analytics leader to lead all analytics aspects for Manticore Games. This is a hands-on role with a large business impact. You will be rolling up your sleeves to build our data and analytics platform from the ground up and be integral to providing in-depth product analysis and data insights to drive product decisions.

To apply, please send a short cover email, including your resume or a link to your updated LinkedIn profile and a link to your portfolio (for art positions) to: JOBS@MANTICOREGAMES.COM

Responsibilities

  • Own and manage the business intelligence infrastructure (data management and visualization capabilities) in a cost efficient manner
  • Work with Engineering, Product, and Finance teams to develop and execute on technology roadmap related to data warehouse, data lake, and data marts requirements
  • Work closely with product teams to provide insights to understand the impact of product decisions on company KPIs
  • Research, design, implement, and validate models and algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data and enable critical business decisions
  • Identify areas of improvement and work with product management to implement strategies to address key problem areas
  • Conceptualize, create, and maintain performance dashboards to monitor KPIs for acquisition, retention, and monetization of players
  • Develop and maintain predictive models to forecast player engagement and retention
  • Maintain a standard process to handle and answer recurring & ad-hoc reporting requests by different stakeholders
  • Analyze game and player data to establish customer segmentation models for each product to help prioritize and customize game features and content

Requirements

  • Proven track record in data science or analytics lead roles, preferably within gaming, mobile, technology, or digital industries
  • Deep understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry including MPP databases, noSQL storage, database design, BI reporting, and dashboard development
  • Advanced SQL skills and experience with different programming languages (e.g. R/Python/Scala). The majority of our stack is Python.
  • Experience working with large datasets, preferably in a Hadoop, Vertica, or Spark environment (MLlib/ML)
  • Experience with multiple key areas of specialism that can support projects, team mentoring and innovation: Telemetry/Data design, ETL, Scripting, Analysis/Insight, Modelling, Visualization, Experimentation, and/or other unique specialisms in the Data Science toolset (e.g. Machine Learning, AI, etc.)
  • Passionate about gaming
  • BA/MSc in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative fields; Masters desirable