Senior Analyst, Business & Gameplay Insight
Location:
Irvine , California
Posted:
September 29, 2016
Reference:
16000VR
Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a senior business intelligence analyst to lead strategic analysis focused on identification, evaluation, and execution of opportunities to drive growth and operational excellence.

Quest Description
  • Slice through petabytes of data the way than Zeratul slices through Zerglings in order to find compelling and actionable business insights.
  • Apply the vision and confidence of Sylvanas in order to design and direct qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Stand before stakeholders, including senior leaders, with the presence of Tyrael and clearly communicate your strategic findings and recommendations.
  • Translate recommendations into mana-efficient action plans for senior management and department leaders.
  • As though you were Pharah soaring over a battlefield, stay abreast of industry trends and innovative developments.

Required Talent Build
  • Arcane Brilliance: Analytical orientation and strong problem-solving skills, demonstrated by the ability to structure an issue and analyze alternative solutions
  • Follow Through: Able to creatively envision new ideas and approaches to take them to fruition
  • Power Word: Curiosity: Curious, internally-motivated self-starter with ability to plan, organize, and establish priorities to manage multiple projects and achieve results
  • Avatar: Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact with external parties and internal stakeholders
  • Break it down!: Superior communications, presentation, and facilitation skills: must have the ability to structure a concise, clear presentation of findings, based on large sets of complex data, and effectively present this to any level in the organization
  • Confident Aim: Strong quantitative skills and comfort with data analysis, predictive modeling, and applied statistics
  • Beacon of Insight: Able to interpret / explain statistical models and data mining algorithms in plain and comprehensible language
  • The Crusade Marches On: Passion for gaming

Recommended Gear
  • A minimum of 5 years' post-MBA work experience at a top-tier strategy consulting firm
  • MBA from a top-tier institution
  • Experience with relational databases

Required Application Materials
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What games you are currently playing

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.
A little about us:
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer/publisher of entertainment software, including World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone.

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