Senior Data Scientist

EA

EA

Data Science
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Senior Data Scientist

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Requisition Number:179730
Can this position be remote?: Yes

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Data-driven decision-making is essential to game development, marketing and operations at EA. We're looking for a thoughtful and disciplined leader with deep statistical modelling experience, strong data engineering experience and a passion for games and digital marketing technologies. The biggest and single most important aspect that we look for in aspiring colleagues is people who enjoy the joy of discovery.  

You will report to our Principal Data Scientist in charge of special projects across the EA's central Data and Analytics (DnA) organisation. You will work with top-talent and the latest technology on performance marketing and user acquisition that will lead to a unique opportunity to affect products used by millions of users. You will drive media effectiveness through data and technology by promoting optimization, and creating clarity in what drives media effectiveness.  You’re passionate about elevating insights to be actionable across projects, and accelerating learning through media testing. 

What you'll do:

  • Develop predictive models and automated machine learning pipelines with us to guide mobile 
  • marketing strategies with applicable insights, by analyzing high velocity streaming data
  • Deliver thought leadership in development of AI / ML strategy to support franchises across EA’s portfolio of titles.
  • Create a measurement framework and identify key performance metrics across franchises
  • Design experiments to understand causes of changes in metrics, identify levers to move metrics, and generally understand user-level to ecosystem-level behaviors and long-term trends
  • Drive the exploration and creative ways to use new measurement opportunities (new partners, new ad technologies, new algorithms, etc.)
  • Deliver insights, optimizations, and learnings through post-campaign analytics, insights and tools to optimize user acquisition spend
  • Communicate conclusions to technical and non-technical audiences across multiple teams
  • Develop and manage global partner and stakeholder relationships
  • Establish growth analytics roadmap by translating mobile franchise strategy needs to technical tasks

You Have:

  • Passion about elevating insights to be actionable across initiatives, and accelerating learning through media testing 
  • PhD or Masters in fields such as computer science, mathematics and the hard sciences with a background in a quantitative field with deep experience working with large datasets 
  • 4+ years of professional experience manipulating data sets, building statistical models, and productizing models along with experience applying Data Science methodologies to real-world problems.
  • Proficiency in SQL and Python

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.