Senior Data Analyst - Development Release Engineering (DRE)



IT, Data Science
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Senior Data Analyst - Development Release Engineering (DRE)

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada


Requisition Number:181582
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.

The Development and Release Engineering (DRE) team are EA's continuous integration and build experts. We are a team of over 100, located in EA studios across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. We pride ourselves on providing game development tools and automation services to our internal customers - EA's game, engine, product, and content teams.

Our work creates a LOT of data! As a Senior Data Analyst, reporting to the Director of Analytics, you will help support the DRE business through data modelling and analysis to improve the efficiency and quality of EA's game development workflows. Your insights will influence how DRE helps EA make amazing games. You will be part of a diverse team, collaborating with many engineers and data people to turn data into insights and support the business leadership to make data-informed decisions.


  • You will work with data engineers to analyse and tell a story with complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from multiple sources using different tools and data analysis techniques.
  • You will perform data-gap analysis on the data generated by the business processes to identify improvements in the existing data and define new data to be captured.
  • You will design data models that capture all the essential data generated by the business processes.
  • You will determine important metrics that provide feedback on the efficacy of the business.
  • You will prepare detailed reports that help the business monitor the processes and identify new areas of opportunity to improve the impact of their products and services.
  • You will evaluate, interpret, and present data to find risks and opportunities to improve our service.
  • You will conduct statistical analysis for hypothesis testing, prediction, or inference.


Technical skills

  • 5+ years of work experience in a past analytical role, using data to create process improvements.
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Mathematics, or Economics) or completion of post- secondary level Math and Statistics courses.
  • Proficient in SQL and Python.
  • Hands-on experience with Databricks technology, Elastic Search and Cloud Computing platforms (i.e. Azure, AWS, or GCP).
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI or other comparable BI tools.

Soft skills

  • Be able to engage with both senior business management and technical people when discussing data analysis needs or findings.
  • Can move beyond data by translating customer needs into user requirements.


The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location.

EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


• British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria):
º $77,600 - $130,500 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, paid top-up to EI/QPIP benefits up to 100% of base salary when you welcome a new child (12 weeks for maternity, and 4 weeks for parental/adoption leave), extended health/dental/vision coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, retirement plan to regular full-time employees. Certain roles may also be eligible for bonus and equity.

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.