At Mojang, we create games, products and services to inspire creativity. We develop games with a strong community focus and put players first in everything we do. Our games are built for everyone, because we believe in demonstrating equality and not just talking about it.
As our first Data Scientist, you’ll support a broad range of exciting initiatives across our franchise. You’ll be working in close collaboration with developers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand how our players play our games and help us navigate our future endeavors. Moreover, you’ll lead in translating data and insights into stories, headlines & recommendations that our teams can use to drive impact for both players and business. You’ll also play a big role in shaping how our studio work with data; both through building out our way of working within Mojang, but also in close partnership with our Data & Analytics team in our Redmond studio, as well as with other Microsoft teams.
- Experience with data analytics, and modern data science modeling (R, Python, etc.)
- Advanced skills in SQL and understanding of Big Data platforms, e.g Hadoop or COSMOS
- Ability to create visual representations of relevant data in various tools, e.g. PowerBI and Tableau
- Proven ability in applying data analytics methods to business problems, driving improved decision-making and outcomes
To succeed in this role we believe that you’re collaborative and have great communication skills since you’ll synthesize complex issues into easy-to-understand concepts across both technical and non-technical audiences. We also believe that you’ve led a growing team or have been part of growing a data team, and are interested in being part of growing the data team at Mojang. Since you’ll be the one shaping your work in ambiguous situations, with project structure, and across organizational boundaries, we see that you are self-motivated, confident and have a drive for results. Apart from this, you place a great emphasis on details and are motivated to understand our players, which comes with curiosity, tenacity, and commitment to uncovering new and interesting insights.
Studio location: Stockholm
Reports to: Chief Product Officer
Employment type: Full time
Mojang is a Microsoft-owned game developer studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. We are best known as the creators of Minecraft, and are currently working on several new games, a movie, a board game, and lots more – all within the Minecraft franchise.
To help us create amazing things, we have built an equally amazing studio space. Situated right on the water by Söder Mälarstrand, it’s filled to the brim with all the tools, toys and inspiration required to create world-class entertainment. But of course, the people of Mojang are what makes this place truly special. When you join, you’ll find yourself in the company of incredibly bright, warm, and creative individuals – all united and working toward a single goal. Come help us achieve it!
Mojang strives to be a diverse and inclusive studio and if you think this job sounds like your passion, you are more than welcome to apply, no matter who you are or where you are from.