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Data Scientist, Marketing Analytics - Ubisoft


San Francisco Bay Area
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Ubisoft, leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman, Far Cry and Watch Dogs, is seeking a Data Scientist, Marketing Analytics.

If you are looking to use your knowledge of data science to create insights in a renowned video game company, this is the job you have been looking for. In a newly established team, based in San Francisco, you will get to influence how we work with data science as you generate insights that are actively put to use.

  • Full stack scientist

As a scientist, you will get access to a large panel of tools corresponding to different steps of the analysis. The most commons will be SQL/HiveQL for data extraction, R/Python/Spark for data analysis and Tableau for data visualization.

  • Member of a versatile team

The team is fully transverse as we are working with production, marketing, CRM, media, licensing, sales and finance. We are here to help when the questions start to be complex.

  • Focus on automatization

Based on your strong background on computer science, you will be in charge of the automatization of scores and segmentations in a Hadoop environment.

  • International contribution

You will have to work with the San Francisco teams and also with other teams based all around the world, mainly Montreal and Paris.


Daily activities in the Data Science team

To give you an idea of the past and current projects, please find below a non-exhaustive sample of our daily activities.

  • Contribution to the customer engagement

The CRM data are composed of millions of players, who they are, what they played split in two databases on Hadoop, the other on Teradata. We have built different models which permit to cluster players for emailing campaign, to select players for betas or to improve the queue of the customer service.

  • Contribution to the Brand vision

The brand teams are always eager to know better their players. To do so, we are using the YouTube public data stored into our Hadoop to extract trends based on the available meta-data at user level. We are also using the game tracking data, hundreds of billions of events per game, to know their game behaviors and hence help to shape the Brand vision.

  • Contribution to the executive management topics

The marketing analytics have a close relationship with the executive management and we are often asked to quickly present an analysis about a hot topic.



- Masters or upper degree in Computer Science

-3+ years of experience as a software engineer, data engineer or data scientist

-Proficiency in R, Python or Spark

-Proficienty in SQL or HiveGL

-Knowldege of data visualization

-Experience with advance analytics

-Strong interest in the gaming industry

-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

-Speak and write English fluently