CDS Data Analyst in Burnaby at Volt

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
  • Job Type:
    Software Testing
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $13.75 - $16.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Job Description

The CDS Analytics team is looking for a Data Analyst to play a key role in analyzing their operational data to improve their Quality Verification strategies. The ideal candidate should be sharp, curious, and an analytical individual who has a passion for diving into data to solve business problems. The candidate’s insights will influence how we build and verify the quality of ours games.

Must Have Requirements:

  • 2-3 years in a past analytical role

  • Data Analysis

    • Knowledge of R language

    • MS Excel mastery, including formulas, PivotTables, and array functions - or other similar tools used for discovering data patterns and correlations through statistical methods

  • University degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, etc.)

  • Knowledge of math and analytical skills including statistics, simulation, and optimization

    • Understanding of correlation, regression, classification and other statistical methods used to look at the data from different angles for use in prescriptive and predictive models

  • Expert data visualization techniques for charts and reports

    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Power BI and/or Tableau

  • Must have very good database and SQL knowledge

  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills

  • Ability to start and maintain strong partnerships between valuable customers

  • Professionalism in working with clients and working in a team environment

Dailey/Weekly tasks

  • Receives questions from internal customers, understands the questions, and determines the data needed to answer them

  • Assembles data from multiple sources, conducts analyses, performs research, designs, documents and implements analytical solutions

  • Presents analysis conclusions to the game team in a clear, understandable, and valuable way

    • Tells compelling stories supported by data

  • Takes responsibility and ownership for their active projects, always looking for new problems to solve and new concepts to implement

  • Communicates clearly (and as often as needed) with team members and business stakeholders

  • Builds strong relationships across the data analyst community, to share knowledge and learn from others

  • Presents high quality reports and findings in Power BI, or as PowerPoint presentations

  • Builds metrics reporting systems and tracks process improvements across the team

  • Conduct analysis using statistical software, databases, spreadsheets, and reporting tools

  • Design, evaluate and monitor key metrics, understanding root causes of changes in metrics

  • Develop and maintain scripts and queries to import, manipulate, clean, transform data from different sources

  • Build and share live dashboards and reports complete with user documentation

  • Perform quality assurance on generated results to ensure accuracy and consistency

Additional Benefits:

  • Interest in working in the gaming industry