Business Analyst/Data Scientist

Technology, Analytics & Development – Stockholm

Do you love transforming data into actionable analytics, supporting business decisions and explaining quantitative results to a diverse audience? Are you eager to play an important part in building the Analytics team of a leading global publisher of strategy games for PC? Analysts at Paradox are the champions of our data and analytics strategy, together we build the Analytics team to deliver on it.

As a Business Analyst you will be at the heart of our publishing, tech and business teams. Working with all parts of the organization on improving business decision processes and helping us reach our goals.
You will be a part of a senior and skilled Analytics team that will lead the organisation in the transformation into becoming truly data driven.

Responsibilities

  • Function as an internal consultant, proactively working with stakeholders to support business decisions and make analytics actionable. An example is to present actionable insights and create hypotheses together with Product and Marketing management.
  • Developing statistical, predictive analytical models and insights using scientific test/validation based methods. Visualize and explain results in an easy to grasp manner.
    An example is to define a proper control group in a player churn analysis and analyze the outcome of actions taken to reduce player churn.
  • Create a clear overview of player lifecycle KPIs, product lifecycle KPIs and financial business KPIs. Working with our CRM team to help understand where our marketing resources are best spent. An example is to create segments of players based on variables that have the greatest impact on upsell. And support the CRM team when analysing the effects of our Marketing Automation efforts.
  • Explore new data sources and establish best practice and work processes to scale knowledge for Paradox Interactive. An example is to set up an integration with an external system or online data source to collect and store data in our big-data solution.
  • Maintain and optimise the data infrastructure to create a great data foundation to support the continuously increasing demands that are placed on the Analytics Team. An example is ensuring a smooth ETL flow from S3 to Redshift to MSSQL Database to a Graph Visualisation.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience working with Business Insights. The ability to understand the challenges of our business and stakeholders - and provide the right solution - is key.
  • B.A. or B.S. in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or similar
  • Experience of or formal education in SQL, R or similar
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written
  • Experience from CRM, user lifecycle and/or market analytics will be considered an advantage, as will experience from digital analytics, e-commerce and/or CRO
  • Experience from working as a consultant is not a requirement but will also be considered an advantage

Practical information
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: Analytics Manager
Location: This position is based in Stockholm

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.

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Working at Paradox

We offer a cooperative and playful environment that is equal parts experimental and professional. It’s a great opportunity to learn, develop, and excel within the gaming industry. We are a diverse team that welcome everyone with a can-do attitude and a sense of fun. The company language is English but we have more than 25 languages (including Quenya) represented across our two offices in Stockholm and Umeå, Sweden.

At Paradox Interactive we come from many different backgrounds and all have very different experiences. Some of us came here with fresh degrees in programming or engineering, some with many years in the games industry and some with just great skills, attitude and a passion for making games. Together we make the best games we can possibly make while having great fun!

  • A big family

    Our Paradox family includes more than just employees, we have a big network of loyal fans, 25+ external development studios and long-term sales partners who contribute to our success.

  • We make our own decisions

    We control our operations and make our own decisions, and we are not dependent on outside funding or lengthy approval processes.

  • Have fun

    Our corporate culture includes hard work and dedication but also Friday After Work, a strong board game community and team activities within and outside the company.

  • Responsibility & Freedom

    Even though you’ll be responsible for your specific part of our production chain, your contribution counts and you’ll see direct results of your input in our final products. At Paradox we provide you with freedom and responsibility to meet your goals. We offer flexible work hours, an open office environment and we encourage sharing and learning from each other.

Who we are

We are PASSIONATE and care about our gamers, our products and our colleagues.

We are COMMITTED and work hard to keep our fans happy.

We are CHALLENGERS and thrive on the front lines and on our way into the unknown.

We are RESPONSIBLE, learn and improve from our mistakes. When we see a problem we don’t ask whose fault it is, but see ways we can help fix it.

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