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Data Analyst
Posted on 3/8/2022
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • A fast learner, quickly becoming an expert on the DSO database
  • A highly technical and skilled analyst, demonstrating an explorer mentality in driving value from data
  • An ability to manage and balance multiple tasks and projects with a keen eye for detail. Precision, accuracy, and very good attention to detail essential in this role
  • A highly technical analyst who is confident to work on their own, and as part of a team
  • Relevant experience as an analyst, data analyst, or other related occupation
  • Excitement and interest in videogames and the Gaming industry an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to articulate their analysis effectively and prepared to challenge current thinking backed up by data and insight
  • Relationship builder, who can communicate at different levels of the organisation effectively
  • Flexible approach to working hours to support global sales and business operationsBSc/BA in Business/ Economics, Science or Mathematics preferredDatabase querying experience (SQL) requiredAdvanced knowledge of Microsoft ExcelExperience with the following analytical and visualisation tools would be an advantage: MicroStrategy, Tableau, Qliksense, Power BI
  • We're looking for a passionate and experienced analyst to join PlayStation's Global Channel Sales (GCS) team that is responsible for planning, executing, reporting and analysing all commercial activity globally
  • The candidate will play a key role in raising the level of insight and driving efficiency across Sales Planning & Analysis (SP&A) teams, by supporting with data and analysis requests
  • Close collaboration with insight and analysis teams at Global, hub, and territory levels, developing innovative tools and methodologies using PlayStation data and promoting analytical best practice through documentation and Analyst Forums
  • Responsible for the automation, warehousing and consolidation of Global sell-through, ensuring a high level of data quality is maintained for use across GSBO and wider SIE
  • As a SQL expert, you will be a very active database user, and a subject matter expert for all things data within GCS. Carrying out complex queries, as well as supporting others to carry out their own
  • Enable Hub and Territory teams with dashboards, tools, insights and analysis
  • Development and automation of a best in class suite of analytical tools for Global, Hub and Territory SP&A teams for hardware, peripheral, and software modelling and forecasting
  • Ensure Global strategic initiatives, such as Customer Lifetime Value and used PS4 recirculation are relevant and actionable by Hub and Territory SP&A teams
  • Coordinating the automation, warehousing and consolidation of Global sell-through and sell-in data for use by GSBO. Partnering with Hub teams, IT, external vendors and the Data Strategy Operations (DSO) team
  • Support the analysts within the Global Insight team. Iterate and improve the suite of reporting through automation
  • Experiment with different visualisations and dashboarding techniques to create new and innovative reporting
  • Represent SP&A within the DSO Strategy Forum; gathering, prioritising, and feeding requirements from Global, Hub and Territory teams and helping ensure high data quality amongst our data assets
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices