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Manager, Analytics Implementation



The Manager, Analytics Implementation position at PlayStation in San Diego, CA is responsible for leading a team of client-facing Analytics Implementation Developers to deliver projects across a portfolio of several PlayStation verticals. The role requires technical and business/marketing skills, as well as Agile project management and budget management. The manager will also lead the long-term development of team members and provide mentorship. Qualifications include 5-7 years of experience in analytics or software engineering, managerial experience, web development experience, and a solid understanding of common analytics use cases. The estimated base pay range for this role is $172,600—$258,800 USD and the position is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package. Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job description

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Manager, Analytics Implementation

San Diego, CA

The Manager, Analytics Implementation position is responsible for a team of client-facing Analytics Implementation Developers requiring technical and business/marketing skills. This role will lead a small group of individual contributors to define excellent service at all points in implementation projects. The manager takes ownership to serve as a point of escalation for both business and technical challenges throughout any project. In so doing, they will contribute to the delivery of projects across a portfolio of several PlayStation verticals. While not a programming position, it is a very technical job with constant customer interaction. At the manager level, responsibilities also include Agile project management, representing the team in multi-functional forums, and having a voice in budget management. The manager will lead not just the day-to-day tasks of team members, but also their long-term development, including fiscal year goals, assessing performance, and creating opportunities for skill improvement. The responsibilities listed are not all inclusive and additional duties may be assigned.


  • Communicate confidently and proactively with customers throughout the project lifecycle
  • Handle multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Handle customer expectations appropriately and keep projects on schedule and within scope
  • Review team members’ analytics implementation strategies in response to client business requirements and important metrics
  • Technical specification writing, telemetry concept overviews, and business/executive presentations
  • Advise key collaborators and drive client success for critical business impact drivers
  • Lead reports in program management and Agile development process to ensure reliable delivery and program consistency
  • Provide mentorship to team members and assist in technical discussion with engineering partners to resolve issues
  • Provide business mentorship to team members to promote clear and concise data delivery work, dashboards/visualizations, and business communication across the portfolio
  • Assist with business leadership functions of team including cost projections and estimations


  • 5-7 years of experience working in analytics or software engineering
  • Extensive experience working with Adobe Analytics or similar tools
  • Managerial experience as an analytics implementation team lead
  • Web development experience
  • Solid understanding of common analytics use cases including metric definition, dashboard creation, online marketing, advertising technology, digital attribution, experimentation, and media consumption
  • Intermediate-to-advanced JavaScript skills
  • Passion for the internet domain and use of technology to solve business problems
  • Must be self-motivated, responsive, professional and dedicated to customer success
  • Possess a pro-innovation approach to problem solving
  • Exceptional organizational, presentation, and communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, be a great teammate, and handle change well
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in large-scale software engineering organizations (Agile or related experience)

Desired qualifications:

  • Experience with Adobe Experience Cloud (Adobe Analytics, Adobe Target, Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Launch, Adobe Experience Platform)
  • Experience with DOMO, Tableau, AWS Quicksight, or similar
  • Website optimization consulting experience
  • Experience in React Native or similar frameworks
  • Experience with mobile application analytics implementation
  • Experience with custom schema definition using Snowplow, Segment, Google Analytics 4 or similar
  • Working experience with collaborative source code management using Github or similar
  • Web API usage experience
  • Master’s degree in business or other related advanced education
  • Japanese language proficiency and working experience strongly preferred


At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 

In addition, this role is eligible for SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. This role also may be eligible for a bonus package. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.
$172,600—$258,800 USD

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.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: United States, San Diego, CA

Country: United States

Date found: 2023-04-29

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