Finland, Helsinki
fulltime

Data Scientist, New Games


At Supercell, the Data Scientists are vital to game teams, where they can actively contribute to game design and direction by providing insights on player behavior and features in the game. Working on any one of our games is a ton of fun! You will be developing a deeper understanding of the game’s virtual economies, players’ behavioral patterns and game balance.

As a Data Scientist at Supercell, we expect you to help us make the game even better for our players by bringing hard data to the table whenever needed. You would crack complex game design problems with data to bring the game to the next level.

We are currently looking for a Data Scientist who will have primary focus on helping our new game teams with their analytical and data science needs, and secondary focus to conduct analysis and provide insights across our overall game portfolio. In the long term, it will be possible for you to end up working for any of our game teams.

Responsibilities

  • Analyse key performance indicators such as retention, lifetime value, player acquisition, virtual economy balance and other in-game metrics
  • Build and maintain dashboards for the game team so that they can keep track of the most important metrics for the game
  • Work with the new game teams to define data to be collected from the game for analysis
  • Answer in-depth analytics questions (e.g. via A/B tests) from the team and create reports of the results
  • Identify and report actionable insights to internal stakeholders, suggest recommendations and influence the direction of the business by effectively communicating results
  • Build tools and capabilities to predict and evaluate potential of new games
  • Conduct benchmark analyses, and other deep dives across our game portfolio
  • Develop and share insights effectively across our organization

Requirements

  • Experience in interpreting and visualizing data to provide actionable insight and conclusions on user/product behavior
  • Expert knowledge of SQL
  • Proficiency with Python and its most popular visualization and data analysis libraries
  • Knowledge of modern data processing technologies such as Pyspark, columnar DBs, Athena, etc
  • Familiarity with any major cloud providers and their data related tooling (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Passion for games and analytics
  • Proactivity and a curious mind

Highly valued attributes

  • Ability to lead and prioritise own work
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Business mindedness
  • Being comfortable changing priorities and context quickly
  • Comfortable working in an international, fast-paced, challenging and stimulating organization
  • Solid communication skills. Being able to compile and translate data, numbers and analyses into normal English, and present findings to non-technical audiences
  • Experience in the video game or entertainment industry, specifically focused on virtual economics


About Supercell
We are a mobile game developer based in Helsinki, Finland, with offices in San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Since our launch in 2010, we've released five games globally – Hay Day, Clash of Clans, Boom Beach, Clash Royale and Brawl Stars.
To make five games, we've killed dozens along the way. That's because we're obsessed with quality. Our goal is to make the best games – games that are played by millions, enjoyed for years and remembered forever. To achieve this goal, we create the best possible teams and give them the freedom and independence that are core to our success.

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