Senior BI Engineer

Job Title:

Senior BI Engineer

Requisition ID:


Job Description:

Your Platform

Founded in 1979, Activision has continuously disrupted the world of entertainment as a leader in the videogame industry. With a history of delivering iconic game changers -- like Pitfall®, Tony Hawk®, Guitar Hero®, Crash Bandicoot™, Skylanders™ and Call of Duty® -- our obsession is delighting our players around the globe. Focused and committed to innovation, we consistently deliver the most beloved, engaging and successful entertainment.

And while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a passionate, talented and diverse team of people producing greatness together. So, if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s our people.

We’re currently driving the next era for our company and community by creating amazing experiences for fans and continuing to make Activision an inclusive place where everyone can thrive.

Join us, make history.  To learn more, check us out at, or @Activision on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Your Mission

The Mobile Analytics Team is adding a talented BI Engineer. As part of the team, your mission is to maintain, improve, and expand our business facing data infrastructure. Year one responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and improve product analytics ETL infrastructure
  • Own business ETL process and be the point-of-contact for investigating and communicating issues with internal stakeholders
  • Work with cross-functional stakeholders and partners in defining and documenting single source of truth to ensure data consistency
  • Work with data platform team to ingest 3rd party data related to the operation of our games
  • Own part of the telemetry process and work with game development team to ensure timely and accurate instrumentation
  • Support analysts and data scientists on the team with data expertise
  • Own and improve data/ETL documentation process

Player Profile

We are looking for a blend of technical skills and project management ability; a passion for exceptional execution within a dynamic environment, and the flexibility and focus to achieve result

  • MS/BS degree with technical focus (Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or a related quantitative field)
  • 3+ years total experience as a BI Engineer, Data Engineer, or in a similar role
  • Strong technical skills with SQL and Python; demonstrated programming skills either in data science or software development settings
  • Strong knowledge of ETL processes and best practices
  • Experience with distributed analytic processing technologies (Spark, Presto, Hive)
  • Experience with Airflow or other frameworks like Luigi 
  • Working knowledge of Tableau server and APIs a plus
  • Working knowledge of Firebase and APIs a plus
  • Good product sense, with experience in a mobile app development environment a plus 

As a High Performer, You Will

Contribute to team success by embodying all the characteristics of our team culture

  • Competently defines execution plans, and suggests projects for prioritization 
  • Effectively manages own time and stakeholder expectations 
  • Fosters relationship with our stakeholders and partner teams to increase our sphere of influence
  • Contributes to company learnings and proactively documents results 
  • Participates in feedback conversations with supervisor and peers, and can adapt approach when needed 
  • As a data engineer on the team, lead with consistent pursuit of efficiency and reliability

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment.  We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is 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.

Activision is looking to hire a Senior BI Engineer at their Santa Monica, CA, USA location. Job contains the tags Senior, Unity, Python and Programmer.
Job discovered on 9/18/2021