Director of Analytics

ROBLOX – The Imagination Platform

We are looking for a Director of Analytics and Data Science  who will work closely with the product team to define KPIs and help drive data driven product development across the company. On a day to day basis you will lead a team of really smart data analysts and data scientists to automate all data intelligence reports, help AB tests and scientific analysis of user behavior. The successful candidate will have a great ‘sense of smell’ and turn data into information, information into insight and insight into actionable business decisions. This role requires a thorough understanding of latest analytics techniques and algorithms in combination with a extensive knowledge of industry standard tools, languages and statistics.  

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of data analysts and scientists to enable world class data driven product design
  • Work with product team to define KPIs for all parts of the product and help drive data-driven product development across all product teams
  • Drive the data teams throughput by being the knowledge expert in both techniques used and quality of results produced
  • Be able to use pig or hive or mapreduce to retrieve data from key value data stores to create reports
  • Automate relevant business intelligence reports and dashboards that provide actionable information to the product and business team
  • Do statistical AB testing as per the business  plan working with the product managers and be able to identify success and failure based on different chosen cohorts.  

Qualifications:

  • Master's  degree in Statistics/Machine Learning  or relevant degree with Phds preferred
  • 10+ years experience doing data analytics with 5+ years of a lead or a director
  • Proven knowledge of statistical tests, linear regression and other  relevant techniques
  • Experience modelling data to define user behavior at various levels
  • Thorough knowledge of SQL, R and python experience
  • Knowledge of shell scripting, AWS platform with expertise in big data analysis

Perks & Benefits:

  • Work with an awesome team of smart and motivated people on cool and unique projects that are used by millions of active users every day
  • ROBLOX Admin badge for your avatar, and rockstar status with our community
  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Free catered lunches & a fully stocked kitchen with unlimited snacks
  • 401K
  • Robust medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Free onsite parking & other commuter benefits

Roblox is the largest social platform for play that allows kids to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Over 22 million user-generated online games have been produced on the Roblox platform with over 40 million players visiting Roblox every month to create adventures, play games, roleplay, and learn with friends in a family-friendly environment. Roblox is accessible on all modern smartphones, tablets, desktops, Xbox One, Oculus Rift, and other popular VR platforms. Roblox was ranked #37 in the Consumer Products and Services category for overall revenue in Inc. Magazine’s 2016 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. 

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