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 a data analyst, you will use your data-management skills to capitalize on some of our most ambitious opportunities. Building data pipelines to ingest third-party data sources, constructing interactive applications to funnel this data to partner teams, and providing sophisticated statistical tools and analyses to suss out performance of marketing efforts are only a small sample of possible projects for which you could be asked to design and implement solutions. 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 your time efficiently.

Main Responsibilities

  • Use our modern tech stack, AWS (Redshift & Kinesis), Databricks and PySpark, Airflow, and Tableau to develop innovative tools

  • Work closely with marketing teams to craft, test, verify and implement end-to-end data pipelines that ingest data from multiple sources and output meaningful insights to optimize Zynga audience growth

  • Apply statistical methodologies to evaluate performance and account for uncertainties in major initiatives

  • Design and develop using standard practices within a GitHub environment

Desired Skills and Experience

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

  • 3+ years of work experience in data science or analytics roles

  • Demonstrated experience with some or all of the following: data mining, predictive modeling, statistics, experimental design, application development, computational analytics, econometric modeling, data visualization

  • Proficient in Python, SQL, and other programming languages; Experience with visualization software such as Tableau and/or app design using libraries such as Plotly Dash

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided 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.

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

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!

Careers region: North America

Careers Category: Data, Analytics & User Research

Careers location: Austin, TX

Careers Type: Full-Time