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This internship is for Summer 2020.
Data Scientist Intern
San Diego, CA
We are seeking a data expert to provide insights that allow our game development teams to make strategically informed decisions about current and future titles. You will primarily focus on working with internal teams to ensure necessary data is recorded properly and using gameplay data to provide insights on user behavior. You will have the ability to craft data driven narratives that will be used to inform future decisions. If this is you, please apply!
You will analyze game features and content by compiling reports, presentations and visualizations for a wide audience
You will write complex SQL queries to perform data analysis and drive insights
You will design, develop, and support dashboards and advanced visualizations with tools such as Tableau
You will document and record data definitions and structure as well as specifications
QA telemetry implementation to ensure data from gameplay is posting correctly along with reporting and fixing bugs
B.S. in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science or a related field and/or experience - Advanced degree a plus
Experience in developing queries and reporting based upon user requirements - PostgreSQL is a positive
Experience with data visualization packages, such as Tableau
Experience with statistical software, such as R is a plus
Experience and enthusiasm to work with and derive insights from large, raw data sets
Ability to work in a dynamic game development environment
High degree of initiative and ability to learn
Good work ethic
Professional and interpersonal communication skills (email, phone, face to face) to collaborate with other work groups and partners
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.
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