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Penn National Gaming Lead Data Analyst in Henderson, Nevada


Absolute Games is a fast-growing mobile games publisher based out of Henderson, Nevada. We have huge ambitions to keep growing and are looking for a Lead Data Analyst - Game Economy with experience in mobile/social/free-to-play gaming to join our team.

In your role, you’ll be responsible for our game economies, understanding how players behave in it, and helping to identify and improve the monetisation and retention drivers within each game economy. We are looking for a person who excels at using data to improve games, and who is passionate about sharing this knowledge.

In addition to the skills and experience listed below, we are looking for a motivated self-starter who is ready to hit the ground running in an energetic start-up environment, where everybody pulls their weight and every idea is valued. At Absolute games, we work hard but have fun doing it. We see ourselves as friendly and supportive, and we value the long term relationships we form with our fellow team members and players. We love what we do, who we work with, and we want to keep it that way!

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Design, model, monitor and balance game economy features, such as sales and IAP pricing, to help drive retention and monetization, as well as create a fun and engaging game experience

  • Work closely with the product, user acquisition, development and CRM teams to help identify key areas for growth and improvement

  • Build models simulating the game economy and its features, as well as use A/B testing help identify how we can maximize retention, time spent in the game, and LTV

  • Build data sets and automation for analysis. Use these data sets to model and draw conclusions about player behavior

  • Share results with the team and company through dashboards and dialogue (Google Data Studio, Firebase)

  • Write scripts to acquire, clean and merge data from disparate sources and integrate them into the databases

  • Troubleshoot data and infrastructure when needed

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, economics or a related field, or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in games; experience with, free-to-play, social games, casino games, or mobile games strongly preferred

  • Strong sensitivity to gameplay and game design in order to build needs and emotions in the context of a game

  • Well-versed in data visualization and exploratory data analysis using BI tools like Mode Analytics and Data Studio

  • In-depth understanding of SQL including extensive experience querying large, complex data sets

  • Hands-on experience with BigQuery, R and Python and the related data analysis and web application packages

  • Understanding of statistical analysis and a strong analytical and quantitative problem solving ability

  • Capable of explaining complex topics to a non-statistician or a business decision maker

  • Pride and responsibility in your work and craft

  • Curious minded and passionate about data and analytics

Location US-NV-Henderson

Posted Date 4 months ago (9/25/2019 8:01 AM)

Job ID 2019-68441

Casino Property Penn Interactive Ventures - NV

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Information Technology