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Data Scientist, Game Analytics
Posted on 4/30/2021
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Operations Research
  • Extensive experience with SQL; deep knowledge using Python or R
  • Deep understanding of statistics, live product analytics, and modeling techniques
  • Knowledge and experience with A/B testing or randomized control trials
  • BA/BS in statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, machine learning, economics or a related field
  • Graduate degree in relevant fields preferred but not required
  • 2+ years work experience in data science or relevant role
  • You will work with a team of hard-working analytics, data science professionals, and cross-functional teams to identify business opportunities, optimize product performance or go to market strategy
  • You will analyze large-scale structured and unstructured data; develop deep-dive analysis and models to drive player value
  • Translate quantitative findings in concise and clear messages to leadership and external partners
  • Have a product first mentality that aligns with our mission, values and strategy
  • Drive consensus; independently deliver data insights that drive cross-functional decisions across multiple teams
  • Be a hands-on self-starter and stay on top of data science methodologies
Desired Qualifications
  • MS or PhD in a quantitative field: statistics, operations research, computer science, informatics, engineering, applied mathematics, economics, etc
  • Industry experience in social, community or gaming products
  • Excellent communications skills, with the ability to synthesize, simplify and explain problems to different types of audience, including executives

501-1,000 employees

Augmented reality platform
Company Overview
Niantic's mission is to use emerging technology to enrich our experiences as human beings in the physical world. The company builds products that inspire movement, exploration, and face-to-face social interaction.
Company Core Values
  • Start with a worthy goal
  • Invite everyone on board
  • Lead from the front
  • Set waypoints, and then stay on course
  • Speak the truth, to serve the mission
  • See it through
  • Weather storms
  • Summit mountains