Data & Games Analyst

By April 8, 2019Jobs

When the app-stores were introduced ten years ago, mobile quickly became the largest games platform. And now a new shift is taking place, as millions of people are starting to play and instantly share games with friends via their social or messaging apps, such as via Facebook, Messenger, LINE and WeChat.

CoolGames has been a front-runner in this new space and brought many successful games to messaging platforms, including Angry Birds, Battleship and Daily Sudoku, which is now the #1 sudoku game on Facebook.

CoolGames is looking for an experienced Data & Games Analyst with a passion for games to further strengthen our in-house studio, helping us to develop the next generation of highly social casual games!

Your key responsibilities:

  • Monitor business KPI’s & benchmarks for each phase of a game’s lifecycle
  • Create reports on the performance, phases and direction of games
  • Identify key aspects to improve or focus on for current and future games
  • Work together with our design and monetization experts to optimize the player experience and our revenue
  • Help in A/B testing analysis, as well as validation
  • Run various on demand analysis
  • Improve the data quality and new data infrastructure
  • Design the metrics system on already set-up cloud services
  • Research and advise on data solutions & infrastructure
  • Maintain the legacy databases and monitor scheduled data jobs
  • Design the analytics events for each feature or sprint
  • Guide business & technical teams on the implementation and testing
  • Spread the data-driven mentality across teams



  • Pro-active and used to taking ownership and responsibility
  • Strong analytical skills and you like solving problems
  • Able to clearly communicate your vision and ideas to your team and colleagues
  • Able to be persuasive of your analysis and presenting to stakeholders
  • Feel comfortable taking initiatives, to seek new opportunities to improve player experience, retention, virality and monetization
  • Spotting interesting developments in the market and what they can mean for CoolGames


  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a live operations gaming environment
  • Experience in Metric driven design, development & QA
  • Experience in F2P and/or Ad driven games
  • Knowledge of the production process and game life cycles
  • R, SQL, Python or any other language that makes getting to the data more efficient
  • Javascript or/and back-end knowledge is nice to have; RStudio / RShiny management
  • Knowledge on cloud services, data solutions & architecture
  • Knowledge of applied statistical models, various business analysis & data modeling
  • Excellent social, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience in casual and/or mid-core games is desirable
  • Be able to work under stressful deadlines & take ownership
  • Fluent English speaker and writer


What we offer

  • A highly dynamic job with a competitive salary
  • Company pension plan and travel cost compensation
  • Optional company stock plan participation
  • Health care insurance compensation
  • Sports allowance
  • An attractive office location in the center of Amsterdam
  • An open, informal and international company culture
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