Job Title

Senior Data Analyst, Live Ops Analytics

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Job Description

Your Platform

We’re headquartered in Santa Monica, California, housing multiple teams across many fields of Marketing, PR, Sales, Supply Chain and other corporate functions such as HR, IT, Legal, Facilities and Finance. Santa Monica is the nerve center of our company, where the best ideas combine with unrivaled rigor to create the biggest and best entertainment experiences in the world.

Your Mission Is

The Live Ops Analytics Team is adding a dedicated Sr. Analyst to work directly with our studio partners. As a member of the Live Ops Team, your mission is

to put science into decision making. You will work closely with designers, engineers, business stakeholders, and analytics peers to derive meaningful

insights and recommendations to improve gameplay design and commercial decisions. Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with studios to proactively identify and implement gameplay analytics in support of the development goals of designers and engineers
  • Partner with studio engineers and business analysts to implement game health telemetry and tracking, create new dashboards and reports, and perform deep-dive research
  • Collaborate with the live services teams to optimize game feature balance, game economies, and to identify and close out exploits
  • Deliver presentations on analytic topics and results to both technical and non-technical audiences

What you will bring to the team?

The ideal candidate will be a motivated data expert who wants to grow their analytics toolset in a fast-paced environment, is focused on delivering value to

partners, and has a passion for video games. Your success will be reflected in:

Measurable Impact: Consistently demonstrating analytics impact on revenue, engagement, and player experience.

Relationships: As an embedded team member, team success is a priority. You will rely on your excellent relationship skills to build trust with your

studio partners.

Communication: You will effectively manage your own time, stakeholder, and leadership expectations.

Translator: Your work speaks for itself; correct, clear, and concise insights leading to action.

Domain knowledge: As you understand our players’ attitudes, you are reliably able to qualitatively deduce and draw quantitative conclusions that will directly influence decision-making.

Player Skills

  • BA/BS degree required with a technical focus (e.g. data science, statistics, mathematics) or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in analytics-related work.
  • Experience working with business partners to create and communicate strategic actionable takeaways, provide solutions, and expose areas of improvement.
  • Deep technical skills using SQL to generate data sets – familiarity working in a notebook-based workflow a plus.

Our World

At Activision, we strive to create the most iconic brands in gaming and entertainment. We’re driven by our mission to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences for the world to enjoy, together. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™, and Guitar Hero®. As a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and products, our “press start” is simple: delight hundreds of millions of players around the world with innovative, fun, thrilling, and engaging entertainment experiences.

We’re not just looking back at our decades-long legacy; we’re forging ahead to keep advancing gameplay with some of the most popular titles and sophisticated technology in the world. We have bold ambitions to create the most inclusive company as we know our success comes from the passionate, creative, and diverse teams within our organization.

We’re in the business of delivering fun and unforgettable entertainment for our player community to enjoy. And our future opportunities have never been greater — this could be your opportunity to level up.

Ready to Activate Your Future?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ – we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $92,920.00 – $171,814.00 Annual. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

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