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CCP Games Recruiting Data Engineer/Analyst

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Data Engineer/Analyst

Category: Analyst
Company: CCP Games
Location: Reykjavik (Iceland)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

The Data Engineer/Analyst partners with product managers, engineers and cross-functional teams on all aspects of maintaining, enhancing and enriching data sets to derive actionable insights and make EVE Online an even better experience for our players. EVE Online is not just a game, it is a virtual world! Managing and analyzing this unique set of data is something no other company can offer! It is the key responsibility of a Data Engineer/Analyst to question existing assumptions and discover hidden insights. Using this data, together with modeling expertise and analytical curiosity, the Data Engineer/Analyst will then communicate informed conclusions and recommendations across the organization’s leadership structure. This positions resides within the Analytics team and reports to the Manager of Analytics.


Mine massive amounts of data and perform large-scale data analysis
Recommend ways in which the business can apply their data to business problems
Collaborate on compelling new analytical reporting, products and features that enable data-driven decision making
Backend software engineering to build scalable solutions and help automate data processing challenges
Build data expertise and own data analytic techniques for allocated areas of ownership
Prioritize leads so that the teams work on the most valuable cases
Question existing assumptions and processes
Present timely, compelling and fact based insights that explain the business “story” behind the data, detailing what happened and why
Contribute to development of team objectives to deliver insights and measurable value for CCP.


Intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving a must!
Fluency in SQL required
2+ years of experience in solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
Hands-on experience with schema design and data modeling
Development experience in at least one scripting language (JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Python, etc.), Python preferred
Solid understanding of statistical analysis, experience with packages such as R, MATLAB, SAS, etc. preferred
Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, Amazon EMR and Google BigQuery experience a plus
Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and drive change, and collaborate effectively with a variety of individuals and organization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to present insights and recommendations persuasively, in a compelling, easy to understand manner
Team player – ability to work with multiple cross-functional groups, including business & technical teams
BS/MS in a quantitative discipline: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, etc.
Experience with EVE Online

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