Technical Business Analyst – FinOps – Central Technology

Published: 23rd September 2022 Closing Date: 30th November 2022

The immediate area of responsibility would be managing the FinOps Technology team within Developer Services that manages cost optimization, cloud reservations, and forecasting, as well as providing general data insights and expertise to the broader Central Technology team.

You will help craft the future of central services at Zynga, and ensure that game teams can develop and deliver compelling experiences for players across mobile, console, and PC. You will partner with engineers, senior leadership, and other internal partners across multiple studios to build & improve processes and tools.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with large amounts of data to provide business insights based on in-depth data analysis and demonstrate how that analysis impacts cost optimization and product metrics.
  • Build financial models based on product usage and costs to inform vendor negotiations and quarterly budget planning.
  • Evangelize data-driven decision making. Be able to clearly articulate data trends and help our partner teams understand how they relate to their products.
  • Assist with quantitative analysis and data deep dives when additional data analytical support is needed.
  • Champion a culture of financial responsibility to partner teams and empower them to take ownership of optimizing their spending.
  • Identify & deconstruct competitive offerings in the market, formulate insights and use them to inform future roadmap direction.
  • Ability to balance engineering, partner, and business interests while considering technical tradeoffs.
  • Collaborate closely with Analytics, Finance, and game teams to drive standard methodologies for data analytics.

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in quantitative fields like Statistics, Comp Sci, Engineering preferred, or equivalent work experience (e.g. business analyst, etc).
  • 2 years of Data Analytics, Business Analyst, or Product Management experience. Preferably in mobile apps, cloud infrastructure, or enterprise software.
  • Strong experience in SQL. Proficient in Python. Adept in at least one visualization tool such as Tableau.
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud computing (EC2, RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB)
  • Ability to build wire-frames, product specifications, dashboards, and reports.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to present work to executive staff.
  • Outstanding written/oral, organizational, and analytical abilities.
  • Be a self-starter, a great teammate and driven.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and customer management skills.

 

WHAT WE OFFER YOU:

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Take-Two RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP Company Match Contribution (Canada)
  • Extended Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canada)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Fitness benefits (offering varies by location)
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily players

Remote work from an alternate location could be considered.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse and talented workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, colour, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law. We welcome job-seekers, players, employees, and partners from all backgrounds to join us!

We will consider all qualified job-seekers with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities in order 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 at AccommodationRequest@zynga.com to request an accommodation associated with your application for an open position.

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  • Company: Zynga
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
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  • FinOps Certifications Required: None