Head of Business Intelligence ​/ BI – SQL, Python

 SOFTGAMES - Company site
 December 17, 2021
 Remote job

Job descripton

SOFTGAMES is looking for a Head of Business Intelligence ​/ BI to join our team either remotely or in Berlin, Germany.

As a Head of BI you will have full responsibility and ownership of our data warehouse and lead a data team of engineers and analysts crunching the data of a growing number of 10 Million MAU. Data drives the day to day work of our game teams. You will support data driven decisions by further developing a trusted data pool, making this data available and providing insights and analyzes.

We have a flexible working setup – either fully remote or on-site in central Berlin.


As Head of BI you will:

  • Lead a distributed remote team of currently 5 Data Engineers and Data Analysts.

  • Develop, train, mentor and further staff the team.

  • Organize the day to day project management, work prioritization.

  • Own the strategy, design, development roadmap of our data warehouse and reporting systems: including information acquisition, management, monitoring, warehousing and delivery solutions.

  • Ensure the punctual availability and trustworthiness of data.

  • Report to the Head of Studio.

Your profile:

  • You are deeply familiar with the F2P and mobile games business: marketing data, cohorts, CPI, LTV, ROI, ROAS – as well as inner game KPIs like retention, sessions, virality, level difficulty, player distribution, game economies and others.

  • You are an expert in working hands-on with games data coming from a diverse variety of sources: knowledge of SQL, familiarity with PYTHON.

  • You know how to communicate data insights effectively: let it be an interactive dashboard, a deck or presentation or verbal communication.

  • You are familiar with the state of the art solutions for storing, scaling and analyzing big data and typical inherent boundaries.

  • You have a good understanding of aggregations, how to optimize ETLs and establish scalable data processing pipelines.

  • You hold a master’s degree in computer or data sciences, statistics, economics, math, or a related field.

  • You are a Senior with…
    • Many years of related work experience in analytics, business intelligence and data warehousing, who brings knowledge of building and running a growing inhouse data warehouse.

    • Many years of leadership experience in managing a cross-functional team – demonstrated experience to attract, retain and develop strong talent and build a positive organizational and team culture – as well as effective stakeholder management

    • An opinion about services like AWS and their different features, flavours of SQL, database types such as Vertica and Snowflake, distributed systems such as Apache Spark, orchestration systems such as Apache Airflow

    • Plenty of experience of both success and failure of data pipelines

    • Knowledge of services such as DeltaDNA or Unity Analytics – a plus

  • Proactive and self-motivated – able to deliver results.

  • Clear communicator: written, verbal and visual.

  • Excellent English skills (spoken and written), German is a plus but not required.

What we offer:

We have a flexible working setup – either fully remote or on-site in central Berlin. Your choice! Working and living at SOFTGAMES has many advantages as e.g. a high job security, great work-life balance and one of the best teams in the world 🙂 Further our employees benefit from:

  • Flexible working setup: Your choice – either fully remote wherever you are or on-site in our modern office in central Berlin.
  • Further training: A personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops, etc.
  • Flexible working hours and home office: Productive hours differ individually. That’s why you’re welcome to show up in the office whenever you’re ready for it. Need to watch the kids or wait for a handicraftsman? No problem – we also offer the opportunity for home office.
  • Office: A super modern office with state of the art tech, based in the center of Berlin, quickly to reach from all destinations thanks to the excellent public transport connections.
  • Epic company parties: Regular off – and on side parties to celebrate, including a Retreat, Summer Party, Oktoberfest, Christmas Party.
  • Team spirit: Beyond our amazing parties and company events, the team further organizes activities themselves such as playing soccer together, a cooking group, a Japanese learning group, and much more.

Job requirements

With offices in Berlin (HQ) and Toronto, SOFTGAMES is an instant gaming company. We develop casual, truly social games that can be played instantly across all devices. We partner closely with Facebook, Samsung and more to craft the next generation of instant games that billions of people can play together. Become a part of our unique success story! More than 500 million people have already played our next-gen instant games. Join us and unleash your superpowers to build the future of gaming!

At SOFTGAMES, we believe that different perspectives and background in our teams contribute to the quality of our work. We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications – regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion / worldview, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.

Have we caught your interest? Then we look forward to your detailed application together with your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.