Full Time Job

Lead Analyst - Infrastructure Optimization & Cost Management

Electronic Arts

Austin, TX 05-11-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

What's in it for you? Glad you asked!

This role is important for aligning and driving Infrastructure Cost related strategic initiatives with an important focus on improving the Infrastructure Cost Management processes. You will be part of a team of Business Analysts, who work with multiple teams to provide cost insights about our online services that enhance the game experience. You will report to the Director of Infrastructure cost management, inside the Production, Infrastructure, and Engineering team.

Who You Are
• Experienced business analyst with demonstrated advanced data analysis, critical thinking and process improvement capabilities with understanding of operations and financial management.
• Knowledge of cloud computing technologies like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and understanding of Software as a Service (SaaS) business models.
• Experience managing enterprise-wide transformational changes and comfortable with evaluating and tackling complexities that come with change and understanding possible effects.
• Additional skills include project management abilities, which involve planning, initiating, implementing, and closing team specific goals.
• Finops certified practitioner or proficiency with Finops operating framework

What You'll do
• Partner with finance and other technical teams to forecast infrastructure costs, build queries and analyze data to support cost modelling, chargebacks and cost allocations
• Influence and support strategic decision-making, modelling business scenarios and tracking performance metrics
• Business partnering to provide deep insights into data and complex problems or situations using appropriate methodologies.
• Support initiatives to build scalable and automated systems to support ever-increasing forecast and shared cost allocation needs for a clear and transparent tracking, and reporting.

Your Skills

The processes we support are diverse, produced by dozens of teams from around the world. You will have a diverse skill set and always be eager to expand it. More importantly, you can apply your conceptual understanding to new technologies. The below is a representative but non-exhaustive list of the skills we are looking for in you.
• Partner, liaise, and translate technical requirements for game infrastructure with teams across the organization
• Familiarity with Infrastructure cost and usage, including Cloud Financial Management (AWS, GCP, Azure)
• Familiarity with productization process and techniques
• Analytical background; Experience analyzing data for insights, and turning those insights into actions
• Experience with financial modelling techniques, statistical applications and forecasting
• Experience with data visualization software packages, e.g., Looker, Power BI, Tableau
• You are proficient in SQL and similar database tools for querying complex data sets, for insightful data outputs.
• A B.A./B.S. in STEM, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, or Engineering Sciences
• 5 - 8+ years of experience in related fields

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv6qpj-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.