Senior Games Analyst NEXT GAMES / Helsinki

PUBLISHED: October 8, 2021

As our Senior Games Analyst you will be an integral part of our very international Business Intelligence team working in Helsinki. We are looking for someone with both experience and passion working with analysing free to play games. In this role you are both expected to take on ownership for one of our upcoming titles as well as be a mentor to our other analysts and play an important part in supporting our data science and other teams on larger model applications such as LTV, retention prediction amongst others.

Responsibilities:

Help design and develop KPIs that are useful and on the basis of which you provide analysis to optimise our games together with the game teams

Function as a mentor, and provide advice on how problems should be solved

– Work with others in the Game and BI team to help them solve their
analytics questions
– Transferring your skills and experiences to others in the team on how we
should and could answer the little questions as well as the big ones

Provide analytics of the in-game economy and monetization

– In collaboration with the development and production team, provide
data on the in-game economy (inflation rate, bottlenecks, churn rate etc.)
– Analyse data and provide insights that help to optimise the in-game
economy and monetisation
– Design and build dashboards for monitoring and reporting, plus
educate and assist other end users in doing the sameImplement
analytics tools, best practices and new ideas

Other broader research as it comes up

Requirements:

Experience analysing problems, identifying constraints making and prioritising practical recommendations

Extensive practical quantitative and statistical analysis experience

Practical experience in a general data analysis language such as SQL, Python/R

Experience with dashboarding tools such as Looker, Tableau or Periscope

Excellent communication skills,  turning mathematical analyses into clear action, helping others understand the relevance and find the right solutions based on the numbers

As a senior, you are naturally able to own your work, are able to manage deadlines and prioritise your work, and you help others do the same

Extensive practical quantitative and statistical analysis experience

– a degree (BS/MS/PhD) in a quantitative field (operations research, maths,
physics, statistics, engineering, economics, etc) helps us assess your skills.
But, if you have the skills without a degree in a relevant area, we’d still love
to hear from you.

Prior experience of similar work in the gaming industry is a plus

Next Games is proud to have a history of collaboration with some of the world’s biggest media properties, such as AMC’s The Walking Dead and Netflix’s Stranger Things. The fans of these properties are people young and young at heart, from all walks of life – not just those traditionally seen as ‘gamers’. At Next Games, we seek to delight and entertain players of all kinds. We do this by creating games that expand the worlds of the most beloved media and entertainment properties of our day.
Our core values – Caring, Curiosity, and Courage – guide us in our efforts, so these should be close to your heart as well. We aim high here at Next Games and will ask you to do the same. In exchange, you’ll be part of a team that is great to work with, who is dedicated and passionate about what we do – we believe passion is contagious. Giving each Nextgamer the tools and means to succeed in their job is our priority. We believe the fruits of our labor should be shared with everyone at Next Games. We offer the opportunity to work with a diverse bunch of passionate and dedicated people, a competitive salary and benefits package, but first and foremost a big challenge.
Does this sound like you? Send your CV and cover letter through the application link as soon as possible.
We will get back to you as soon as possible, so do not hesitate to submit your application.