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Sr. Data Scientist - EA

Electronic Arts (EA)


Location:
Redwood City, California
Date:
08/31/2017
2017-08-312017-10-30
Categories:
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Business Intelligence
Electronic Arts (EA)
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Job Details

The Sr. Data Scientist position is part of the Data Science team within the Global Analytics and Insights group in Electronic Art’s Global Marketing Organization. A successful candidate will play a key role in the data science team as an expert on software development as part of analytics and data science projects. We build models and machine learning algorithms, but we also work to make these part of repeatable, reliable and robust software projects. Sometimes this means creating R and Python packages that are used by teams of analysts, sometimes this means working with our data platform team to make our work scale across the enterprise.

We are specifically looking for a candidate who is able to work in the intersection of data science and software engineering.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with a diverse team of data scientists and analysts to build robust, usable software for modeling, prediction and data exploration.
  • Help maintain our R packages.
  • Use big data technologies to scale predictive models to millions of players.
  • Manage and deliver business-driving analytical projects.
  • Develop tools and libraries for the broader analytics group.
  • Communicate actionable results and findings derived from data throughout the organization in a clear, concise way.
  • Collaborate with other areas of the business on long-term projects.
  • Learn, implement and share new methodologies.

Requirements

Attributes

  • Eager to use data for insights and has a demonstrated passion for applying data science to make business critical decisions and recommendations.
  • Passionate about the interface between data science and software engineering.
  • Able to create compelling communication for executives.
  • Flexible and adaptable while maintaining positive attitude.
  • Self starter with passion, energy, enthusiasm to drive results and affect meaningful change
  • Views challenges as opportunities; tenacious and focused
  • Solution oriented, creative problem solver
  • A team player who is able to work collaboratively within the group and across business units/functions
  • Ability to execute multiple projects and drive key business results under tight deadlines.

 

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

 

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k company match and, of course, many other perks! And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off of creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

 

More about our location: https://www.ea.com/careers/careers-overview/redwood-shores

 

Contact our Recruiter: Andrew Courtemanche - [email protected]

 

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

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