Data Analyst

CA-BC-Burnaby
ID
2017-1092
# of Openings
1
Posted Date
06/12/2017
Category
Information Technology

Overview

VMC 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Interest in working in the gaming industry

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