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Data Platform Manager


London, United Kingdom 04-21-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Data Platform Manager (Marketing)

Why PlayStation?

Role Overview

As a data-rich company, we are continuing to strengthen the analytics functions. We are now looking for a proactive, results-orientated Data Platform Manager within the Marketing Analytics team. You will be part of a team of developers & analysts, delivering data solutions with a focus on advancing the democratisation of data and data literacy across the global marketing function.
Over the last 5 years the team has built our own Marketing Intelligence platform delivering key analysis and insights to the organisation about our market, PlayStation players behaviours and product choices. This role will be responsible for leading developments to the platform, bringing to life the following mission:

Making our data platform a joy to work with for our data product creators and a joy to use for marketing end-users.
Providing the tools we need to create our best data products, on the infrastructure that provides the best performance.
Delivering new integrations with other marketing products and Innovative solutions with features that make us rethink how we work with and explore data within marketing.

This role will focus initially on 3 objectives:
• Understand our platform users as you research innovative solutions that will improve creator and user adoption of our data products. This could include developer group forums, user experience feedback sessions/forms.
• Lead the product development roadmap, focusing on improvements & upgrades to the platform and managing the delivery of these with the wider support team.
• Define our platform KPIs that we can use to monitor performance and target areas for development.

You will collaborate closely with creators & users of the platform to help shape new features and products. Alongside this you will also facilitate conversations with account managers, support engineers, IT/Networks, information security and vendor management to leverage the support available.

You will be expected to follow three team values within your role, which are:
• Saving time through ease of use on the platform.
• Building trust through transparent processes and strong relationships with our community.
• Educating creators & users on the features of the analytics platform.

What we are looking for:

• Several years of experience in managing BI platforms and 2 years in marketing related analytics work.
• Relevant Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics degree with a focus in analytics/data.
• Relentlessly high standards, with a great sense of ownership over your work.

Data Product Experience
• Considerable experience working with one of Qlik, Tableau, Power BI, Alteryx, Alation or any data analysis tool is essential.
• Experience of managing an analytics platform covering data integration, governance, security, software maintenance and monitoring.
• A great understanding of software features and the ability to see opportunities to educate the team on how to apply such features.
• A record of successfully introducing new technology into a large company.

Communication & Networking Skills
• Ability to effectively communicate product plans and proposals.
• Ability to tailor the communication according to different stakeholder audiences and cultures across the business.
• Build strong relationships across the company with other data/analytics communities.

Project Management
• Good project management skills, with the ability to own and implement a roadmap that balances multiple time pressured projects.
• Agile trained and confident working within a team practising Agile methods.

• A self-starter with the capacity to exercise initiative and creativity appropriately, make informed decisions and to request guidance when necessary.
• Collaborative nature. Strong planning and organisation skills with the experience to develop solutions working with analytics leaders around the business.

• Discretionary bonus opportunity
• Private Medical Insurance
• Dental Scheme
• London Allowance (if applicable)
• 25 days holiday per year
• On Site Gym
• Subsidised Café
• Free soft drinks
• On site bar
• Access to cycle garage and showers

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkz6p8-3-238-136-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.