Senior Data Scientist - Madden

Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Open
Posted
Apr 09, 2024
Closes
Jun 08, 2024
Ref
182022#OJ-ElectronicArts.2
Industry
Technology
Workplace
In-Office

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Senior Data Scientist Location: Orlando, FL, USA

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

Data-driven decision-making is essential to game development at EA. We're looking for a thoughtful and disciplined leader with deep statistical modeling experience, strong data engineering experience and a passion for games and digital technologies. The biggest and single most important aspect that we look for in aspiring colleagues is people who enjoy the joy of discovery.

You will report to a senior data science manager within EA's central Data and Analytics (DnA) organization. You will work with top data science talent and the latest technology on live services and in-game features specifically for Madden that will lead to a unique opportunity to affect the game played by millions of players. You're passionate about elevating insights to be actionable across projects, and accelerating learning through data-driven testing. This opportunity is based in Orlando, and you can adopt a flexible hybrid working style.

What you'll do:

  • Work directly with the Madden game team/partners (internal clients) to understand their offerings/domain and create data science products and solutions to solve for their use cases.
  • Assist our team's lead of Live Services with generalizing products across titles.
  • Work on team projects within your pillar (live service), proposing methodology and guiding the direction of each project.
  • Ensure high-quality methodology and experimental design and how experiments can produce actionable, trustworthy conclusions.
  • Effectively communicate data science projects and products to stakeholders, including those non-data science backgrounds/knowledge.
  • Design, improve and work with our data pipeline that transfers and processes petabytes of data using S3, Kubernetes, Sagemaker, GCP, Python, Apache Kafka, & Hive.
  • Use data manipulation, processing, and data visualizations to aid in your modeling efforts.
  • Leverage your statistical and computational knowledge to build algorithms for calculating variances, state predictions, and find trends.
  • Assist game teams and data teams in making key business decisions.
  • Mentor and coach junior team members.

You Have:

  • 4+ years of professional experience manipulating data sets, building statistical models, and productizing models along with experience applying Data Science methodologies to real-world problems.
  • Ph.D./Master's in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or another quantitative field encouraged.
  • Experience working on a mix of recommendation, personalization, matchmaking, and forecast modeling.
  • Experienced in analyzing extremely complex, multi-dimensional data sets with a variety of tools.
  • Superior verbal, visual, and written communication skills to educate and work with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience using Python, SQL, PyTorch/TensorFlow, Hive/Hadoop, and AWS/GCP.
  • Role benefits from experience in gaming.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We're looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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