• Associate Custom Data Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/6/2018 1:55 PM)
    ID
    21185
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Data Analytics, Research & Product Operations
  • Job Description

    Job Title: Custom Data Analyst

    Location: Reston, VA

     

    About This Job:

     

    This dynamic position plays a critical role in ensuring success of the Cross Platform Custom team. The ideal candidate will be proficient in data analysis and have a basic understanding of data infrastructure. They will have direct impact at driving business strategies for prominent industry leaders to help them understand the performance of their content and advertising. You will analyze big data, diagnose potential issues, design process improvements, and collaborate across different functional teams. Self-motivation and strong communication skills are must haves. You will need to be comfortable working in a fast paced, team centric environment with shifting priorities, vague requirements, and rapid iterations. You will need to be comfortable taking risks.

     

    About our team: Were a small but powerful team of data experts that work every day to deliver custom solutions to our clients. We use SQL and many other tools every day. We work across the company with other teams to help clients answer tough questions and make business decisions using all comScores data assets to their fullest potential.

     

    What You'll Do:

    • Build custom solutions to meet market needs for measurement that help clients solve new problems and better understand audiences and their advertising efforts.        
    • Participate in ongoing research and evaluation of new technologies.        
    • Responsible for established and reoccurring custom analysis projects and effectively continues deliverables and client communication through completion of project        
    • Understanding core products by researching industry trends, knowing the base data used in all delivered reports, and keeping track of current and potential clients.        
    • Ensuring all deadlines and responsibilities are met.        
    • Effectively understanding and conveying the business issues and data challenges of both internal and external clients, as well as the industry as a whole        
    • Performs QA checks on custom work created by team. Troubleshoots data collection issues        
    • Translating questions and problems from clients into an analysis and solutions.        
    • Performing in-depth, cross-team feasibility checks.        
    • Utilizing current industry trends in order to create new analyses and products that are useful to clients.        
    • Successfully coordinating between multiple internal teams and third-party data vendors to create and fully realize a new product or suite of reports.        
    • Meeting with external clients as needed. 

    What You Need:

    • Bachelors degree in a quantitative subject such as Statistics, Engineering, Economics, Computer Science, etc.        
    • 1- 3 years experience in data analysis and problem solving with big data.        
    • Experience with SQL or knowledge of relational databases and methods for efficiently retrieving data.        
    • Ability to think creatively and solve complex problems.        
    • Ability to autonomously manage simultaneous projects in a fast paced business environment.        
    • Excellent verbal, written and computer communication skills with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.        
    • The nature of the teams dynamics will require an individual that is able to work closely in a collaborative role with other team members, as well as complete tasks individually as assigned.
    • Preferred:        
      • Experience with hands-on coding from scratch        
      • Experience with panel data and/or Internet behavior data        
      • Experience with television data.        
      • Media Measurement industry experience         
      • Proficiency in popular scripting languages like Python, R, Pig etc

    About comScore

    At comScore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.

     

    comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, comScore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, comScore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about comScore, please visit comScore.com.

     

    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.

     

    To comply with federal law, comScore participates in E-Verify. Successful candidates must pass the E-Verify process after hire.

     

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