Nielsen

Senior-Data Scientist

Job description

Data Science is at the core of Nielsen’s business. Our team of researchers come from diverse disciplines and they drive innovation, new product ideation, experimental design and testing, complex analysis and delivery of data insights around the world. We support all International Media clients and are located where our clients are.

ABOUT THE ROLE
You enjoy bridging the fields of data science, software development, and data engineering. You’re equally excited about building models at scale and writing production-ready software that can run in the cloud. You understand machine learning and know how to implement best software development practices across a team. You’re intellectually curious and prepared to learn from your peers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Build measurement and planning solutions for publishers, advertisers, and agencies.
    • Support reproducible data science projects end-to-end.
    • Deploy and maintain data pipelines and models in a production environment.
    • Work with cross-functional teams to productionize, validate, and optimize methodologies.
    • Communicate methodology and research findings to varying audiences.
    • Support research on methodology changes to cross-platform audience measurement. The primary research areas include trend analyses, imputing missing data, representation/ sampling, bias reduction, indirect estimation, data integration, and automation.
    • Address quality escapes and fix issues in production code.
    • Document new methodologies and code.

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

    • 3-6 years work experience
    • Proficiency in Python, Spark, SQL
    • Degree in data science, statistics, engineering, applied mathematics, operations research, information sciences, or another biological/physical science.
    • Strength in code documentation
    • Proficiency in Git and code versioning tools (GitLab).
    • Familiarity with cloud computing (AWS preferred).
    • Familiarity with Unix.
    • Knowledge of statistics and machine learning.
    • Ability to manipulate, analyze, and interpret large datasets
ABOUT THE TEAM

Data Science is at the core of Nielsen’s business. Our team of researchers come from diverse disciplines and they drive innovation, new product ideation, experimental design and testing, complex analysis and delivery of data insights around the world. We support all International Media clients and are located where our clients are.

ABOUT NIELSEN

As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth.

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!

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