Lead Data Analyst

  • Square Enix Montréal is looking for a Lead Data Analyst, passionate about games and user experience, to take charge of the analytical activity on one of the mobile games under development within the mobile division of Square Enix West.


  • Leadership role within the production team: carry and deploy the BI and analytical vision within the project, participate in the continuous improvement of decision-making processes, educate the production and marketing teams on what is possible to do at the analytical and data science level.
  • Manage a junior data analyst already in place: coordinate tasks and priorities on the BI side in interaction with the game team (product manager, game designers, etc.);
  • Participate in the implementation of best practices and the creation of processes and products across all BI teams in production
  • Define the specifications of the information collection and provide support to programmers during the implementation of the data collection system;
  • Participate in the data quality verification process in collaboration with the QA team;
  • Create analytical models, dashboards and personalized analysis reports;
  • Present, in the form of storytelling, the insights generated through analyzes, to any type of audience;
  • Provide operational recommendations in terms of design and monetization;

Experience and qualifications

  • University degree in statistics, mathematics, computer engineering, software engineering or equivalent;
  • 5+ years of experience as a data analyst, ideally partly in the field of mobile gaming;
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python is a plus;
  • Mastery of Data Mining and statistics;
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and the generation of impactful insights;
  • Proficiency in reporting tools (Looker, Table, PowerBI, Amplitude or equivalent);
  • Mastery of Events type data collection systems;
  • Good knowledge of BigQuery, Snowflake, Redshift or equivalent cloud database systems;
  • Coaching and mentoring experience is a plus;
  • Knowledge of analytical platforms such as Amplitude, deltaDNA, Mixpanel etc. is a plus.

Interpersonal qualities

  • Ability to solve complex problems;
  • Great ability to explain complex phenomena in a clear and complex manner to any type of audience (English and French)
  • Rigorous and precise;
  • Operational impact oriented, resourceful and able to take initiative;
  • Be able to adapt in an environment where priorities can change regularly;

Motivation and Interests

  • Ambition and passion for mobile video games are essential!

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