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Fwd: My co-op team is hiring a full time person

Dear all,

Forwarded message below is from our own student on a co-op term! Thank you Kristen!

Sadika Jungic, Manager
Academic and Administrative Services
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive,
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6

Phone 778-782-3665
Room #10543 SSC
email: sjungic@sfu.ca

From: "Kristen Bystrom" <kbystrom@sfu.ca>
To: "Sadika Jungic" <sjungic@sfu.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 12:00:33
Subject: My co-op team is hiring a full time person

Hi Sadika,

Can you circulate this job posting in the stats jobs email network at SFU? I am on co-op right now at EA and my team is hiring. If anyone wants to apply, they should contact me as well because I can give them a referral which could increase their chances of being hired. They can contact me via my SFU email kbystrom@sfu.ca or via linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristen-bystrom-45583aa9/ .


My team is looking for someone with strong analytics/ statistics background and good communication skills. Other requirements are bonuses. Specifically, experience using R in an analytics context is a major asset.

At EA, we thrive on outrageous thinking. It’s the fuel that inspires the best games in the world. We’re innovators and great storytellers. But it’s not just about amazing your peers – it’s about amazing yourself. Take risks. Collaborate with brilliant minds and dare to dream big. Together, we can change the way millions play every day.
Senior Digital Analyst
EA is looking for a digital analytics professional to join the Digital Intelligence team, working to provide actionable data-based insights for marketing channels and campaigns that support EA’s most exciting titles, including Battlefield, FIFA, Star Wars Battlefront, Madden NFL, Need for Speed and more.
This position is for someone experienced in quantifying performance of websites, social media, video and other digital channels and providing recommendations that create value for customers and the organization. Working primarily with Google Analytics, but also a variety of related tools, you will be handling the full range of digital analytics functions and supporting digital optimization efforts in an ever-changing environment over-flowing with data.
This role will appeal to a person who has relentless curiosity, a core belief in the power of a data-driven business culture, and gets excited about the prospect of using data to make sense of a complex, dynamic, multi-channel, multi-stakeholder eco-system. Success is also dependent on being able to excel on a small, motivated, collaborative team within a larger organization and thrive in an open, casual, yet highly results-oriented culture that values both freedom and accountability.
Work with stakeholders to identify key metrics and benchmarks across web and social channels for performance evaluation
Ensure business requirements are met through effective implementation of measurement tools
Design and distribution of dashboards and reports to key stakeholders
Conduct deep data dives to evaluate the performance of marketing activities, website features, and cross-channel behavior to support decision-making for performance improvement
Support site optimization testing by identifying opportunities, running tests, and analyzing results
Synthesize complex information and present it to diverse groups of stakeholders in ways that resonate with them and lead to adoption of recommendations
Communicate the value of digital analytics across the organization and evangelize the use of best-in-class standards and practices
Push the boundaries of digital analytics in order to develop insights that deliver competitive advantage for the company
University degree in quantitative marketing or equivalent
2-5 years of experience in digital marketing analytics (web/social/video/email)
Advanced knowledge of Google Analytics and native social media analytics
Successful experience with A/B testing for site optimization using tools such as Optimizely
Ability to dig deep into data, find nuggets of information, construct analysis, communicate findings and drive change
Experience with statistical and business intelligence tools such as R and relational databases/data warehouses, and data science skills a definite plus. (Excel prowess is a given)
Ability to keep up with analytics industry developments and incorporate them into work
Ideal candidate has a strong affinity for video-game culture
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or _expression_, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.

Kristen Bystrom
undergraduate Statistics Student