AVAILABLE POSITIONS Analytics Manager

Zynga is a leading developer of the world’s most popular social games, played by tens of millions of people around the world each day. To-date, more than 1 billion people have played our games across Web and mobile, including FarmVille, Zynga Poker, Words With Friends, Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, Merge Dragons!, Empires & Puzzles, Hit it Rich! Slots, Toy and Toon Blast, and CSR Racing.

The Marketing Analytics team has been charged with supporting audience growth functions across our portfolio. We utilize the vast amount of internal and third-party data available to provide reporting, tooling, and automation solutions that elevate the various functions in Zynga’s Marketing organization. Our roadmap has one purpose: to expand Zynga’s ability to reach new audiences.

As an analytics manager, you will provide team and technical leadership to a group of hardworking analysts and data scientists. You will interact directly with marketing leaders to identify improvements to their functions. You will then work with the team to propose novel solutions, prioritize workflows, and coordinate product development. The demands on this team are constantly evolving with the needs of Zynga’s dynamic marketing teams, so it is important that you be able to adapt and utilize resources efficiently.

Main Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with partner teams to define areas of opportunity and set priorities

  • Work with team leadership to plan the roadmap and drive initiatives

  • Coordinate with project management to ensure efficient prioritization

  • Develop talent and steer career growth within the team

  • Supervise the larger technical direction of projects

  • Contribute expertise in product ideation and development

  • Enforce standard methodologies in developing all analytics tools and models

  • Design and evaluate innovative ways to advance analytics at Zynga

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience with some or all of the following: machine learning, data mining, predictive modeling, statistics, experimental design, computational analytics/optimization, data visualization

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills; comfortable explaining technical topics to non-technical users.

  • Experience building and executing against a roadmap of strategic initiatives

  • 5+ years of work experience in data science, machine learning or analytics roles

  • 1+ years of work experience in people management

  • Proficient in SQL and Python

  • BS in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative field; Masters or PhD strongly preferred

What we offer you

  • Zynga Stock RSUs and Bonus Plan

  • Full medical, dental, vision benefits as well as life insurance

  • Generous Paid Maternity/Paternity leave

  • Open vacation policy for all full-time employees

  • Flexible working hours on many teams

  • Work alongside driven individuals towards a common goal

Zynga is an equal opportunity employer. We are proud of our diverse community; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome candidates, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds. Join us!

Zynga will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Careers region: North America

Careers Category: Data, Analytics & User Research

Careers location: Austin, TX

Careers Type: Full-Time