• Senior Data Scientist, Data Analytics and Design

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    ID
    21198
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Data Analytics, Research & Product Operations
  • Job Description

    Job Title: Senior Data Scientist, Data Analytics and Design

    Location: Reston, VA

     

    About This Role:

    This role draws on expertise in analysis, big data, and operations to manage and improve the processes that produce comScore's cross-platform, digital, and television audience data. Clients around the globe rely on this information to shape business strategies and fuel advertisement buying and selling. 

     

    Problems that our products solve: What, where, when, and how do people consume TV and digital content across platforms? Which networks, sites, and platforms are driving shifts in the behavior of content consumption? How and where is traditional TV viewing shifting towards internet connected devices? What is the total audience for publishers with fragmented content across traditional TV platforms, desktop and mobile platforms, as well as Over-The-Top?  About our team: We are a small but powerful team of data enthusiasts, driving processes that analyze over 20 TB of data each day to deliver products and provide insights to clients. We use SQL, Spark, R/Python, and many other tools. We work with Product on what issues to solve and collaborate with developers and statisticians on how to solve these problems.  We love to learn and tackle difficult challenges.   

     

     

    What You’ll Do:

    • Develop efficient, workable production solutions that perform prescribed research methods and business rules 
    • Apply statistical analyses, machine learning, and data visualization techniques 
    • Partner with developers, statisticians, and product managers to deliver timely, high-quality product data 
    • Design, develop, and implement creative quality assurance tests that validate source data and production output 
    • Support statistical teams that research and evaluate new methods 
    • Exercise experience in the development lifecycle through analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of improvements to business processes 
    • Manage and motivate staff to high levels of team performance  

    What You’ll Need:

    • Bachelors degree in a quantitative subject such as Statistics, Operations Research, Engineering or Computer Science 
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience in data science analyzing big data, thinking creatively, and solving complex problems under pressure 
    • 2 years of management experience leading an analytical team 
    • Record of success managing critical processes and teams in a fast-paced business environment with competing priorities, vague requirements, and rapid iterations 
    • Strong software development skills and expertise designing efficient SQL queries of big data 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
    • Preferred: Familiarity with JIRA and Git Experience with Hadoop or other comparable distributed file systems Ability to develop advanced analytical solutions in Python or Spark. Knowledge of statistical software (ideally, R) or scientific computation software Experience conducting research and analytics with digital or TV audience data 

     

    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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