Job: Senior Data Analyst

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Posted: 4/20/2022

Job Title: Senior Data Analyst
Location: Remote, work from home in US or UK only
Position Type: Full-time (40 hours)

What’s the Job?

Uplift Games is the studio behind Adopt Me, the #1 game on the Roblox platform (25+ billion visits, 1.92 million record CCU) all about adopting cute pets. We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Analyst to contribute to the growth and success of our products.

The ideal candidate not only has deep experience understanding game data and taxonomy, but the ability to query, manipulate and deliver analytics and data visualizations to help development and leadership understand how our users play and interact with our products. They possess a creative mind and are able to dig deep into the data to seek out answers and look for areas of improvement. They have excellent knowledge of databases, data flows, and data manipulation.

This is an opportunity to create an outsized impact on many millions of players while operating in a small studio where every person plays a major role. It’s important that you take pride in your work, love to learn new things, and are naturally driven to deliver the best-in-class experiences.

We are a diverse team and we strongly encourage applications from people in marginalized groups. This is a remote position open to candidates who are based in the US or UK and can demonstrate eligibility to work in those countries.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Leverage expertise in SQL and visualization tools to provide best in class game data analysis and reporting.
  • Work with Product Owner and leadership to provide data insights on game releases and updates.
  • Own the tuning of the game economy, focusing on feature effectiveness, A/B testing and economy balancing.
  • Update and tune economy settings for each release in the areas of soft and hard currency and sales.
  • Add telemetry messaging into products to track feature performance.
  • Work with product, production, leadership and marketing teams to define questions that we want to validate and provide those answers
  • Use data science techniques and statistical knowledge to conduct ad-hoc analyses to predict and optimize business outcomes.
  • Drive roadmap for monthly/quarterly data research projects.

YOUR BACKGROUND

These are the things candidates really should have but can make up for in other areas. If you’re missing one or two, consider applying anyway, especially if you belong to a marginalized group.

  • 3 - 5 years as a Data Analyst, B.I. Developer, or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (e.g. Engineering, Statistics, Business, Economics, Data Science) or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency in SQL as well as another scripting language (Python, R, etc.).
  • Excellent understanding and execution of data visualization.
  • Ability to work independently while managing various projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Passion for video games, analytics, and technology.
  • Excellent knowledge of databases, data flows, and data manipulation.

BONUS POINTS:

These are things that can improve your candidacy, but none of these are necessary to apply

  • Knowledge of gaming trends and economies.
  • Knowledge of the Roblox platform and our game, Adopt Me.
  • Experience with live service games

What’s the Compensation?

When possible, we provide transparent estimated salary ranges to set expectations early and to respect your time.

We recognize, however, that salaries vary within our various remote geographical locations. To give an indication of the salary level for this role, we estimate the annual salary will be as follows for these example locations:

  • Bay Area, CA: $110,000 - $140,000 USD
  • Dallas, TX: $80,000 - $110,000 USD
  • Seattle, WA: $90,000 - $120,000 USD
  • London, UK: £45,000 - £60,000 GBP

Our compensation package is intended to be competitive with your local market and is negotiable.

We have a competitive benefits package. Find out more on our Why Work Here page.

I’m ready to apply.

A few reminders: you must be over 18 to apply. Though this is a remote role, you must reside in and have permission to work in either the US or UK to apply.

We’re really looking forward to reading your application. Apply for this job on Homerun below!