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Strategic Insights Data Analyst
Playstation Studios, Finance
Posted on 1/20/2023
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Power BI
  • Data Science undergraduate degree or similar including SQL skills, Snowflake and/or two years+ of practical business intelligence experience inc. with SQL
  • Enthusiasm for forensic exploration of data, data discovery and interrogation
  • Ability to translate data into analysis, and analysis into insights
  • Knowledge of best practice with regards to data integrity, consistency and cleanliness
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Fluent English speaker, able to write in a highly professional manner to the highest levels of the business
  • Strong work ethic and adherence to maintaining strict confidentiality essential
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and implements workable solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, in high profile and time-pressured environments
  • Undertake standardised reporting functions (in particular, those previously carried out by the Senior Business Analyst, PSS Financial Planning & Analysis, e.g. weekly digital sales reports)
  • Become fluent with PSS Finance and wider SIE metadata, undertaking master data management to underpin their knowledge for higher-level tasks
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis for PSS Finance and studio directors, producers and analysts, as well as the wider SIE, as signalled by the Strategic Insights Manager/Lead
  • Transform neutral data into useable insights, helping to provide PSS titles with a competitive edge from the perspective of PSS Finance
  • Become a subject matter expert over time on data points and sources available within the team to PSS (and the wider SIE on behalf of PSS), both in terms of their definitions and their appropriate usage
  • Assist the Strategic Insights Manager/Lead to develop the capabilities of the Strategic Insights team
  • Understand and undertake some of the duties of the Strategic Insights Manager/Lead in their absence
  • Represent the team as appropriate in cross-functional meetings
  • Continued development of analytical- and advanced SQL skills and Snowflake
  • Promote the value of PSS & DSO metadata and best practices
  • Contribute to a healthy team environment in which everyone can share in their success
Desired Qualifications
  • Exposure to or understanding of basic financial concepts such as P&L
  • Familiarity with visualisation tools e.g. Tableau, Looker
  • Familiarity with BI tools e.g. Cognos, MicroStrategy, PowerBI
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