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Senior Data Analyst



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IT, Data Science
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024
**This is an opportunity to work for a remote-first company. Preference given to residents of British Columbia but we will accept applicants from across the country. Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.**
  • Love to deliver impactful player experiences
  • Enjoy respectful debates, even with your leaders
  • See the value in every player
  • Understand that you win and lose as a team
  • Enjoy digging deep into datasets to uncover insights
  • Revel in solving tough, non-trivial problems
  • Are interested in games and player behavior
We Believe In:
  • Autonomy and the freedom to express your ideas
  • The power of small teams
  • Building meaningful connections through lasting social games
  • Making mistakes, embracing our failures, and learning from them
  • Transparency fostered by communication and collaboration
Our Values:

Driven by PLAYER OBSESSION, we look to craft unparalleled gaming experiences.

OWNERSHIP is our compass, propelling us to deliver exceptional results.

With a spirit of RESOURCEFULNESS, we fearlessly tackle challenges and defy limitations.

Driven by the ethos of CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT, we foster a culture of perpetual learning and growth.

The Opportunity:
Kano is seeking a Senior Data Analyst to help us create meaningful connections through lasting social games. To reach our goals, we need to understand what our players want and ensure that our products and games deliver that experience.
We are looking for someone experienced and hungry to deliver product impact through data-informed insights.
  • Create and operate tools and systems that facilitate data-driven decision-making
  • Coordinate automation of tracking and reporting in cooperation with our developers
  • Collaborate with various members of product, marketing and customer service teams
  • Prototype new ways to visualize and understand data relationships in interactive dashboards
  • Develop and validate predictive models to solve problems, balance and tune game economies
  • Uncover consumer insights that inform targeting and segmentation
  • Define and report on KPI’s of products to improve core game metrics
  • Continuously improve, maintain, and develop our analytics tools for our games

  • 5+ years of work experience in a data analyst or analytics role
  • A bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, economics, data science or a related field
  • Proficient in programming languages used for data analysis, such as Python, R, and SQL
  • Experience in building and reporting solutions using BI tools like AWS QuickSight, Tableau, R Shiny
  • Experience using cloud services like AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Strong experience in data mining and ETL
  • Experience in data accuracy, data validation and forecasting
  • Soft Skills:
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to show resourcefulness and ownership of our games reporting and analysis systems.
    • Analytical mind with strong problem-solving skills
Nice To Have
  • Experience using AWS Quicksight, R Shiny and R Studio
  • Experience with AWS services such as S3, Athena, Lambda, Glue,Crawler and Data Catalog
  • Experience with Spark- PySpark or Scala
  • Experience with web/digital analytics metrics
  • Experience building ETL (Extraction Transform Load) or ELT (Extraction Load Transform) pipelines from scratch
  • Experience with raw clickstream data (telemetry event data)
  • Industry data experience in games - mobile, desktop

Salary Range

  • $75,000 - $110,000 / year

What we offer

  • Competitive wages determined by market research
  • Uncapped profit share program
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • 3 weeks vacation to start
  • Paid holiday shutdown in December
  • 12 paid Care Days per year
  • Yearly Continuous Improvement allowance
  • A results-driven company with a compassionate culture
  • Opportunity to work on game projects that are enjoyed by millions of players worldwide!
  • Ability to make a difference. Have an idea? Talk directly with leadership about it instead of running through layers of bureaucracy

About Kano

Bootstrapped in 2008, we have been a profitable and growing game studio for over a decade. With hits like Free Rider HD and Mob Wars LCN (Top 100 grossing app on Facebook), and our recently released Idle Distiller, we hope to contribute to the world by connecting people through play.

Canadian owned and headquartered in beautiful Victoria, BC, we believe in giving small teams of talented people challenging problems and getting out of their way. That’s why we look for the best and brightest to join our team; people who have talent, vision, and commitment.

Check out this article If you'd like to get some insight into our hiring process, our employee manual to understand how and why we do things the way we do, and this fun little video for an intro to the team!

*Kano is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law*

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