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Data Products Developer

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 14, 2018
  • Espoo

Hello you, curious and hands-on person! We are looking for a Data Products Developer to join our Business Intelligence team in Espoo, Finland. You will work on delivering insights on one of the most successful entertainment brands in the world, and enable our thriving game teams to offer even better gaming experiences.

Data at massive scale sits at the heart of everything we do at Rovio, it enables us to improve our games that have millions of daily users. We believe such huge data has value only if it is converted to clear insights. Our Business Intelligence team empowers the teams through insights derived from the data, and places extra importance on the role of data products in delivering these insights.

Your role:

We believe in transparency, and we care about sharing the insights transparently across Rovio. As a Data Products Developer you will have a key role in central reporting and be responsible for developing high quality data products to support various teams. You will use your technical skills to create visualizations, develop new features for internal BI tools and implement automated solutions to generate insights. You’ll work with analysts, engineers and project teams closely to conceptualize, prototype and finetune solutions.

We aim to make it easier and faster for the teams to make the most of our data, and we expect you to think about your users first. You seek to understand the users’ work, and your design principle is to offer simple yet efficient solutions. We will need your creative thinking skills in telling stories with data.

Fast-paced gaming industry and constant advancements in analytics technologies drive us to act fast to changes and adopt new methods. We look for hacker mindset in an ideal candidate, who values efficiency and embarks on new challenges fast. We want you to be curious and bring new technologies or methods to the table in a self-starter manner.

Your responsibilities:

  • Implement visualization components and enrich features of internal BI tools

  • Develop tools to increase efficiency in decision making using your software development toolbox

  • Create scripts and templates necessary for reusable and automated dashboards or reports

  • Explore market trends and developments in business intelligence, data science and analytics tools to find technical solutions to business challenges

Your skills:

  • You have gained 2+ years of experience as software developer or in an equivalent position

  • You have excellent knowledge of web development using JavaScript and JavaScript-based data visualization frameworks (e.g D3)

  • SQL is your comfort area and you are familiar with big data technologies (e.g. Spark, Presto)

  • You are able to collect, process and visualize data using analytical languages and frameworks such as R, Python, Shiny or Bokeh

  • You enjoy interacting with others, and you can work in a team of experts with different backgrounds

  • You are a self-starter with a high level of self-direction, motivation and energy

  • You’re proactive, driven by curiosity, and are not afraid to experiment and learn

  • You are passionate about visualizing data, and you love games!

What you get when you join us:

  • Strong company with ambitious plans for future: Rovio has long background in the mobile gaming industry and we have no plans to stop our growth.

  • Awesome data-minded co-workers: We are a family-like community that is hands-on, collaborative and ambitious. We help each other grow professionally.

  • Fun and international environment: You will hear lots of languages, jokes and laughter in our workplace.

  • Hackatons: We love to try new technologies and methods to build the next generation infrastructure.

  • Competitive benefits such as a cell phone of our top models, a laptop you feel comfortable with, lunch and sport vouchers, breakfast, gaming area, sauna and more

Don't keep us waiting but send your application already today! Remember to include a CV and cover letter.

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."

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.


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