Data Analyst

Maliyo Games is seeking a talented and detail-oriented Data Analyst to join our team. As a Data Analyst, you will play a crucial role in analyzing data from multiple sources, identifying patterns, and providing insights to drive data-informed decision-making. Your ability to correlate inconsistencies, identify trends, and communicate findings will contribute to the overall success of our games and marketing strategies. If you have a passion for data analysis, research, and the gaming industry, we would love to hear from you.

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Location: 100% Remote

Compensation: Negotiation (based on experience)

Company Overview

Maliyo Games is a Lagos-based game development studio known for creating captivating and culturally rich mobile games. With a diverse portfolio of over 40 games, we aim to infuse Africa’s vibrant culture and experiences into our creations. From immersive environments to captivating sounds and stunning visuals, our goal is to bring the essence of Africa to the gaming world.

Essential Functions:

  • Data Analysis: Collect, clean, and analyze data from various sources, including Firebase Analytics, Game Analytics, Google Play Console, and Google Analytics.
  • Data Validation: Identify and correlate inconsistencies in data, seeking to understand the underlying reasons and working to resolve them.
  • Reporting: Prepare and present data reports on a biweekly and monthly basis, highlighting key insights, trends, and recommendations to relevant stakeholders.
  • Anomaly Detection: Investigate anomalies in the data and provide explanations for their presence, helping to identify and address any underlying issues.
  • Trend Identification: Use statistical methods and data visualization techniques to identify trends and patterns that can inform product development, marketing strategies, and user experience enhancements.
  • Communication: Effectively communicate data findings, insights, and suggestions to stakeholders and cross-functional teams.
  • Research: Conduct extensive research into data from other gaming companies, staying up-to-date with industry trends and seeking insights from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Continuous Learning: Pursue professional development opportunities, including certification in relevant marketing tools and platforms, such as Google Play Academy and other industry-standard tools.
  • Data Source Management: Maintain and optimize data collection processes and systems, ensuring the accuracy, reliability, and integrity of data sources.
  • Collaborative Efforts: Collaborate with other team members, including game designers, developers, and marketers, to integrate data insights into decision-making processes and enhance overall product performance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Data Analyst, preferably in the gaming industry.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to draw meaningful insights from complex datasets.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and visualization tools, such as SQL, Excel, Python, R, Tableau, or Power BI.
  • Solid understanding of statistical concepts and methodologies, including hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and predictive modeling.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to present complex findings in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven experience in data cleaning, data validation, and data quality assurance techniques.
  • Familiarity with data management systems, including Firebase Analytics, Game Analytics, Google Play Console, and Google Analytics.
  • Strong research and learning mindset, with the ability to stay updated with the latest industry trends, tools, and techniques.