Database Developer/DBA

Posted: Monday, 13 February 2017

Do you love data? Have you ever played an MMO and considered all the various metrics collected behind the scenes? We’re looking for an MMO gamer who loves data, technology, and analysis. As a Database Developer / DBA you will work with various teams throughout the company to determine data needs and use the latest cutting-edge technologies to provide not only raw data, but information to customers.

This position requires someone with an acute attention to detail, an analytical mind, and a passion for technology and games. This position will be 80 percent database development and 20 percent database performance tuning and optimization. You will work primarily with databases, back-end servers, dashboard technologies, and ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) tools. In addition, you will get to explore through data to try and find outliers, trends, and interesting data points to share with the rest of the company.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Ability to gather requirements and translate them into business requirements.

  • Understand and become an expert with game and business data.

  • Assist with the design, development, and maintenance of a data warehouse, ETL, and dashboard technology stack.

  • Work with production, customer service, and marketing to analyze player behavior to increase retention and revenue.

  • Create tools to make internal teams more efficient and able to make well-informed business decisions.

  • Perform data validation and normalization.

  • Provide ad-hoc reporting to stakeholders and executives.

  • Maintain existing database servers.

  • Tune performance and optimization of backend database servers.

  • Key Competencies: (specific attributes or skills needed to be successful)



    • Gamer or industry-level knowledge of MMORPGs required.

    • Strong math/statistics modeling experience required.

    • A passion for Console/PC online games.

    • Acute attention to detail.

    • Passion for Business Intelligence or technology as a whole.

    • Understanding of data models.

    Key Qualifications: (i.e. education and experience required and preferred)



    • BA or BS, preferably in Computer Sciences, Mathematics or Statistics.

    • Deep understanding of relational databases.

    • Experience in data-mining.

    • Expert understanding of MS SQL (including SSIS, SSRS, SSAS).

    • Working knowledge of ASP.NET and Tableau.

    • Experience in the field of Business Intelligence a plus.

    • 1-2 years of MMO industry experience a plus.

    Location

    Seattle, WA, United States

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