Entry/Senior level Data Engineer

  • Full Time Job
  • Hybrid

We love games, so we make games people love to play! Since 1997, PikPok has developed games for mobile, console, and PC that have engaged and delighted players with high quality art, immersive audio, intuitive gameplay, and rewarding in-game experiences. Our games have won industry awards, been given the Editor’s Choice distinction by the App Store and Google Play, and been downloaded half a billion times in more than 200 territories worldwide.

PikPok values the contributions of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills, and perspectives. We want our games to reflect the diversity of the people playing them now and in the future. People with a strong sense of curiosity, ownership, and who love to collaborate will fit well with our values.

About the Role:

The analytics department enables us to make great game experiences by providing analytics and business intelligence to the wider studio. Central to these operations is the Data Engineer, who supports the ongoing growth and development of our data pipelines and data products, encouraging an environment of effective decision-making based on sound hypotheses.

The Data Engineer’s responsibilities include:

  • Extract, load, and transform data from multiple sources including server logs, 3rd party SDKs/tools, A/B tests, APIs.
  • Building, maintaining, and improving both on-premise and cloud data pipelines and data storage.
  • Building tools, APIs, functions, and services to get the maximum value from our data.
  • Developing and upholding best practice development methodology.
  • Producing technical documentation.
  • Qualification in programming and/or information technology and/or computer science.
  • Experience in an analytics developer, data engineer, or similar role.
  • Proficient in Python and SQL.
  • Understanding of good software design and architecture, version control systems (SVN and GIT), and writing good readable code.
  • Experience building and optimising data pipelines.
  • Experience building and/or accessing APIs.
  • Experience working with cloud and big data technologies (AWS, Redshift, Kinesis, S3, Celery an advantage), and CI/CD would be a plus.
  • Free personal health insurance
  • Unlimited sick leave
  • Free annual flu shots
  • Access to free confidential counselling sessions
  • Lab days, game jams, and other training opportunities
  • Preferential fees and finance rates via ANZ Bank
  • One time home buyer bonus
  • Employee phantom equity scheme
  • Staff referral recruitment bonus
  • Partial rebate on mobile device upgrades
  • Free drinks, fruit, and social events