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Senior Product Analyst

V4P FEB19 014

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

King Shared Tech team is designing and building a portfolio of powerful online service products, called Unified Platform, for operating our games as live services. Unified Platform offers an extendable framework to build advanced and efficient operational tools leveraging our unique state- of- the- art real- time data architecture. Unified Platform offers operations tools and analytics, e.g. for liveops, game economy, player engagement and player community management and personalised meta game logic, like player quests. 

As a Shared Tech team Product Analyst you will be working with ST Product Managers, Game Teams, Business Performance Managers, Data Scientists and Game Team Operations to identify new opportunities to offer powerful new solutions or improvements to existing solutions that will help King build and operate games better. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide input for ST Product Managers to make the ST tool products better for making data driven decisions, e.g. to configure the game economy or liveops campaigns

  • Identify the most important ST product KPIs and how they linked to game business KPIs

  • Provide ST leadership and Product Managers regular updates on business performance findings and the ST product impact on King’s games 

  • Evangelize the importance of data and the reasons behind the decisions taken for the product

Alternative Responsibilities

  • Evangelize the use of data within Shared Tech Product Management to improve product decision making across all stages of the product life cycle.

  • Define the most important ST product KPIs and be able to explain how they link to King’s game KPIs.

  • Develop an intimate understanding of ST’s products so that you can help in product instrumentation by identifying what analytics tracking events to implement.

  • Transform raw data into actionable product insights and reports to share with ST leadership and PMs, as well as to the game teams to show impact on their game’s KPIs.

  • Provide quantitatively informed input to ST Leadership and Product Managers to improve everything from product strategy, roadmaps, to feature design.

Qualifications

  • 3- 5 years working as a product manager, data analyst, product analyst, or related role in an industry with very short implementation cycles such as e- commerce, online products/services or games

  • Highly analytical with exceptional experience working with data sets of massively varying scale (how to provide insight with a sample size of 100 or one of hundreds of millions) 

  • Fluent in SQL; can effectively write short queries for on- the- fly ad hoc analyses and develop production- quality queries that can be used to build high visibility reports

  • Intermediate to advanced statistics, with the ability to navigate uncertainty with confidence

  • Understanding of game- as- a- service tools and workflows, especially related to liveops in games

  • Empathic team player who is endlessly curious and ready to learn more

  • Good understanding of the games industry

  • A passion for casual games

Bonus

  • Familiarity with modern product management processes and practices

  • Experience with Looker

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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