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Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Position 

Data is central to Twitch’s decision-making process, and analysts are a critical component to evangelize data-driven decision making in all of our operations. As an analyst at Twitch, you will be in on the ground floor with your team, shaping the way we build and refine operational processes, measure the efficacy of policy and deliver insights about safety that influence the way Twitch products are built.  You will define what questions should be asked, and scale analytics methods and tools to support our growing business, leading the way for high quality, high velocity decisions for your team.

For this role, we’re looking for a data analyst who will assist our Trust & Safety team, focusing on policy and operational excellence. The Trust & Safety team’s mission is to Make Twitch the trusted place for creators to build thriving communities.  Your role on the team is to level up the understanding and capabilities of Trust & Safety stakeholders and guide them towards better decision making from the available data. In a typical week or month, you will be responsible for data instrumentation, dashboard/report building, metrics reviews, and ad hoc analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Evangelize data knowledge and insights: manage communications with your stakeholders and other teams, collaborate with both technical and non-technical colleagues to complete data projects and ensure all parties can use the insights to further improve. 
  • Maintain a customer-centric focus: strive to be a domain, product and process expert through data, develop trust amongst your peers and stakeholders, and ensure that your team has access to data to make decisions.
  • Prioritize and execute in the face of ambiguity: work with stakeholders and mentors to distill the problem, adapt your tools to answer complicated questions, and identify the trade-offs between speed and quality of different approaches.
  • Create analytical frameworks to measure team success: partner with cross-functional teams to define success metrics, create approaches to track the data and troubleshoot errors, quantify and evaluate the data, then develop a common language for all colleagues to understand these KPIs.
  • Operationalize data processes - provide the team with ad-hoc analysis, automated dashboards, and self-service reporting tools so that everyone gets a good sense of the state of the business.

Requirements 

  • 2+ years of industry experience in a relevant field
  • Expert SQL skills--your ability to tap into our data pipeline will be key to your success
  • Proven track record of using data to generate insight and drive business results
  • Fluency in data analysis and communication around data, including time series analysis, experimentation, forecasting, data visualization, and defining KPI strategy for your business
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working independently; strong prioritization skills and demonstrated ability to manage stakeholder expectations
  • Must be comfortable working with highly sensitive and/or disturbing content

Bonus Points

  • You are Twitch user yourself
  • Familiarity with Twitch community and gaming space

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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