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Senior IT Data Analyst
San Diego, CA
Sony Interactive Entertainment is looking for a Senior Data Analyst to become part of IT Applications team, that manages a wide array of enterprise applications globally. Ideal candidates will have a strong desire to build both in-depth technical skills and an ability to develop exemplary client-facing skills. The role will primarily focus on playing with application data, identify trends and opportunities for growth through analysis of complex data sets and present forward-looking insights and recommendations to the business.
- Successfully own data analytics projects and/or lead significant subsets of larger initiatives
- Work closely with business partners and maintain focus on their analytical needs, including identifying critical metrics and KPIs, and deliver actionable insights to decision-makers.
- Apply advanced business analytics principles to identify, analyze, interpret patterns in complex data sets. Use story telling techniques to present insights and influence department activities/direction.
- Develop and maintain creative, rich interactive visualizations through data interpretation and analysis integrating reporting components from multiple data sources.
- Respond to ad hoc analysis requests and investigate data inconsistencies.
- Develop and maintain schemas by acquiring data from primary and secondary sources. Create solutions to make data extraction and evaluation more flexible or scalable.
- Evaluate internal systems for inefficiency and inaccuracies, develop and maintain protocols for handling, processing, and cleaning large quantities of data.
- Will require flexible approach to working hours to support global business operations
- Highly independent technical leader with regular interaction and influence outside of IT Apps
- Mentors and trains other staff
- Bachelors or Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related
- 8+ years of experience with proven skills including data mining, analysis and visualization
- 5+ years of experience working extensively with MySQL or Snowflake
- 3+ years of experience with Tableau, Power BI or other data visualization tools
- Possesses demonstrated mastery of SQL skills
- Strong experience with data manipulation using languages like Python or R
- Comfortable with database development, data migration & integration techniques
- Technical writing experience in relevant areas, including reports, and presentations
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
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We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.
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