Data Engineer

Savvy Games Studios

Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia

Savvy Games Studios (SGS) mission is to create world-leading game studios in Saudi Arabia, creating high-quality games for international audiences. Also to help Saudi’s passionate gaming sector to develop homegrown IP and, more broadly, make KSA a global hub for gaming.


As part of the SGS team, you will work alongside the best global gaming talents who have relocated to Riyadh to be part of the ambitious group, and innovative, passionate, and hardworking Saudis.


SGS is seeking a Data Engineer to directly influence games production, data analytics, business, and go-to-market strategies. As a Data Engineer expert, s/he will build a cloud-based data processing and storing platform, ready to take control over the data generated from a few to millions of users worldwide. The one who would be able to make the data processing and storage reliable and fast using cutting-edge technologies. This position will allow you to work closely with data science, finance, and revenue stakeholders around the company using state-of-the-art analytics tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and deploy automated Data pipelines.
  • Design, document, test and deploy for Data ETL/ELT processes
  • Architect and implement our data schema/models to provide clean, scalable data for analysis.
  • Create ingest processes for new data sources.
  • Maintain and develop data alerting infrastructure to respond to and fix production issues quickly.
  • Monitor data processing efficiency and propose solutions for improvements.
  • Understand the tradeoffs on the performance, reliability, scalability, and cost of the data pipelines you implement.
  • Collaborate with the production and analytics teams to prioritize the highest-priority data engineering that drives the most value to our players and company.

Qualifications & Key Skills:

  • 3+ years of Data Engineer experience, ideally at a technology/game company.
  • Strong knowledge of analytical and development languages like SQL, HQL, Python,…
  • Experience in creating and maintaining ETL pipelines.
  • Experience with cloud storage solutions like AWS, Azure,…
  • Familiarity with visualization methods and sharing data effectively via tools like Tableau or PowerBI.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and provide recommendations to complex businesses.
  • Understanding of database concepts and architecture.
  • Ability to work across disparate data sources to obtain sensible results.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.
  • Experience analyzing user-centric products, preferably in the gaming industry.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with data visualization software.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • BS/BA degree holders in STEM-related fields or equivalent.

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