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Senior Data Analyst

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Rovio is currently looking for a Senior Data Analyst to join our Stockholm Studio. Here you will be working with our games that are live on the market; including the hugely successful Angry Birds 2 which has over 250 million downloads and is still breaking revenue records.

As part of the Rovio Stockholm studio, you will be working with the team that has created one of the largest comebacks in the gaming industry. Angry Birds 2 was struggling after launch and used data to turn the game around to be consistently in the top 40 grossing charts. We strive to constantly improve our work and believe that anything can be changed and everything can be tested.

You will use your analytical skills to fully understand differences in user behavior. This knowledge makes analysts integral members of the team valued on their objectivity. In many ways, analysis drives what we do next in our games; and evaluates what goes right and wrong. You will achieve this by working closely with the product manager, game designers, and analysts.

The fast-paced industry of free2play games forces us to think quickly and manage many priorities at the same time. Return on Investment (ROI) is our main priority not only in our production of the game but within analysis. We value efficiency over complexity. Pride of our work comes from analytics that leads to impact rather than how we get there.

We expect you to be a gamer at heart with ROI on the top of your mind. Your understanding of statistical/modeling techniques drives you to find unique solutions to the problems at hand. This can be anything from segmentation to reporting; whichever is best for ROI.

To thrive in this position you will need excellent social skills to be able to work with anyone from creatives to finance. Additionally, you should demonstrate the ability to explain complex subjects to anyone. And, you should be able to clearly define suggestions and work with the game team to accomplish their goals. Communication is key to making data actionable.

Work with great people

Victor Lemeshev
Senior Backend Developer
"What I personally like most about my job is that I can always expand in new directions, when there is a need for that."
Sophie Vo
Executive Producer
"Ownership and growth are important in my work and I feel Rovio has been a great environment for that."
Marc Olivier
Senior Game Designer
"At Rovio, I found that teams have the freedom of an indie and the kind of support only a major developer can offer."
Jan Lidtke
Art Director
"Making games is awesome, but the good vibes in the office and beautiful Finnish scenery are the icing on the cake."

Skills & Requirements

You'll need these skills:

  • Master of Science in quantitative discipline required (math, physics, statistics, computer science, engineering, economics, etc.)

  • 3+ years experience as an Analyst or Data Scientist

  • 2+ years using SQL on a daily basis

  • Experience using Statistical Software (e.g., Python, R, SAS, SPSS )

  • Experience in taking analysis to action

  • Experience in A/B Testing design, implementation and decision making

  • Passion for gaming!

Additionally, we'd love you to have:

  • Prior experience working in the gaming industry

  • Know-how in the technology that we work with R, Python, Presto and Athena

In the Rovio Stockholm studio you’ll join a close community that is hands-on, open, collaborative and ambitious. We challenge each other and ourselves in all we do here but keep the atmosphere friendly, inclusive, respectful and supportive. A work week with us would most probably include a joint breakfast with your colleagues from around the world, free massage time, gaming sessions, friday beers and more.

In case you'd be moving from abroad, we'll offer you relocation support and make sure you have a smooth start with us in Stockholm.

Great Place to Work

  • Flexible hours

  • Support for families

  • Growth opportunities

  • Rewards and recognition

  • Inclusive atmosphere

About the company

Rovio is a Finnish, games-first entertainment company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games and acts as a brand licensor in various entertainment and consumer product categories. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started from a popular mobile game in 2009. Today, the Company offers multiple mobile games, that has been downloaded 4B times since 2009, has produced The Angry Birds Movie, which opened number one in theaters in 50 countries, and licenses the Angry Birds brand to consumer products and other entertainment content. Rovio’s operations are divided into two business units, Games and Brand Licensing.

Matthew Stone | Hiring Manager

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