Data Scientist

Jan 05, 2023
Santa Monica, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Data Scientist

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Job Description:


  • Construct the vision for product-wide analysis to find compelling and actionable business insights. Address high level strategic questions through a holistic planning including clarifying on the question, developing hypotheses, building analytic structure to address the hypotheses.
  • Write effective queries that return results accurately, maximize database efficiency, and are ready to scale for the future. Develop telemetry messaging for multiple features with scalability in mind.
  • Collaborate with Game Designers, Product Managers, Engineers, and co-developer partners to deliver business impact, effectively communicate findings to both technical and non-technical audiences and translate recommendations into efficient action plans for senior management and department leaders


  • Analytical orientation and strong problem-solving skills, demonstrated by the ability to structure an issue and analyze alternative solutions.
  • Curious, internally motivated self-starter with ability to plan, organize, and establish priorities to manage multiple projects and achieve results.
  • 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 with appropriate visualizations.
  • Strong quantitative skills with a penchant for analytical query writing.


  • 2+ years of work experience in Gaming, Management Consulting, Data Analytics, Data Science, or Product Management roles
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative field
  • Experience communicating and advocating with analytical insights to executive-level audiences to inform decision making
  • Familiarity with AB Testing/personalization process including test design, execution, analysis and develop actionable recommendation
  • Demonstrated experience with some or all of the following: data modeling, data visualization, statistics, experimental design, predictive modeling
  • Experience guiding and managing others to solve broad, impactful analytical problems
  • Proficient in SQL; Adept in at least one visualization tool such as Tableau; R or Python knowledge is a plus

Our World  

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet! 

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment.  We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! 

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners. 

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $71,300.00 - $131,906.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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