comScore, Inc

Data Quality Analyst (Content Taxonomy)

US-WI-Madison | US-CA-Menlo Park
20 hours ago
# of Openings
Software Engineering & Technology

Job Description

The Data Quality Analyst will be responsible for developing & reviewing metadata and vocabularies that aids the automatic classification of website content. As an ideal candidate, you are driven, curious, flexible, analytical, and detail-oriented. You take pride in your organizational skills and have a passion for performing research and synthesizing your findings. You naturally find problems and delight in identifying appropriate solutions.


What You'll Do:

  • Build and refine content categories as well as complete taxonomies by creating training sets, test cases, and vocabularies
  • Determine misclassifications and gaps in data coverage; identify contributing causes and help identify ways to resolve them to increase precision/recall
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams on ideas to enhance the categorization processes
  • Analyze & interpret patterns from web traffic using statistical techniques/command line tools
  • Leverage both manual and automated solutions in order to better classify and categorize data


Experience You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, statistics or a related technical discipline
  • 1-2 years professional experience in a data analyst, QA or similar role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable in technical environments and happy to learn new systems as needed
  • Ability to context switch between systems-level thinking and attention to minute details
  • Strong time management skills and demonstrated success in handling multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Ability to balance quick decision-making with attention to quality and accuracy
  • Familiarity with information precision/recall concepts
  • Solid experience with the following technologies will give you a head start:
    • Linux command line tools
    • Excel spreadsheets/pivot tables
    • Statistical Analysis and/or SQL experience
    • Scripting experience in Python or similar technologies
  • Experience in Jenkins and Jira is a plus


About comScore: comScore, Inc. (OTC: SCOR) is a leading cross-platform measurement company that precisely measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. 


comScore completed its merger with Rentrak Corporation in January 2016, to create the new model for a dynamic, cross-platform world. Built on precision and innovation, our unmatched data footprint combines proprietary digital, TV and movie intelligence with vast demographic details to quantify consumers’ multiscreen behavior at massive scale. This approach helps media companies monetize their complete audiences and allows marketers to reach these audiences more effectively. With more than 3,200 clients and global footprint in more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of measurement. For more information on comScore, please visit


EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.





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