Monday , April 15 2024

Blizzard Internships – Director of Data Science

Website Blizzard

Job Description:

Activision Blizzard Media and King (a part of Activision-Blizzard) are building a new team to introduce innovative, impactful, and rewarding advertising experiences to our huge audience of highly-engaged players, and to create powerful marketing solutions embraced by the world’s biggest marketers. Activision Blizzard Media is seeking a Data Scientist Leader interested in pushing the boundaries of mobile games analytics and advertising performance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the data science team in building data products powering our advertising and monetization platform
  • Leverage understanding of metrics, testing methodology and business strategy to help define the roadmap of the company.
  • Promote and use advanced modeling techniques (eg. reinforcement learning, time series forecasting, causal methods) to provide precise measurement of our player base
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to fellow data scientists by disseminating best practices, publishing reusable tools/code and giving constructive feedback.
  • Present and visualise results in a clear and concise way to senior management for decision making.
  • Lead data-driven decision making by partnering with key cross-functional teams and leadership.
  • Proactively identify and lead improvements to the execution of research and analytics within the Data Science team.

Job Requirements:

  • An advanced degree in a quantitative field – computer science, engineering, statistics, operations research, economics, etc..
  • Consistent record of leading and influencing projects using data and working with large scale data and infrastructure
  • Be a subject matter expert and analysis lead for ad products.
  • Can research, identify and disseminate best practices across teams in terms of tools, systems and processes.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with cross-functional audiences (e.g Product, Engineering, Business Strategy).
  • You are methodological and practical; able to prioritize and assist with business requests i.e. analyzing A/B tests, strange player behaviour, complex interaction dynamics, etc.
  • Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced, rapidly changing and collaborative environment.
  • The ability to write complex SQL queries and work effectively in any functional programming language for numerical analysis purposes.
  • Strong adherence to data driven development and design, with an experimental and analytical approach to product improvement..

Qualification & Experience:

  • 6+ years of experience in Analytics or Data Science both as an individual contributor and managing teams
  • Experience with a broad set of statistical and machine learning methods to solve and optimize critical business problems and metrics
  • Prior experience in advertising data products.

Job Details:

Company:  Blizzard

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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