• Data Scientist, Senior Statistics

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/11/2018 1:26 PM)
    # of Openings
    Data Analytics, Research & Product Operations
  • Job Description

    Job Title: Data Scientist, Senior Statistics

    Location: Reston, VA


    About This Role:

    comScoreis a leading internet technology company that measures what people do as they navigate the digital world and turns that information into insights and actions for our clients to maximize the value of their digital investments. We need a data scientist in ourReston, VA location to be part of our Innovations team. The ideal candidate is a dedicated person with leadership experience, outstanding communication skills, and the ability think critically to solve open ended research questions. This is a technical position requiring analytical and market research expertise, preferably with experience working with very large data sets. The data scientist role is a key position on the Innovations team with high potential for advancement and growth.


    What You’ll Do:

    • Manipulate large datasets to develop statistical models and robust methodology to address key research initiatives 
    • Relay research findings to technical and non-technical audiences in the form of presentations and other forms of documentation 
    • Work across various teams to define project specs and timelines 
    • Transition research items and processes into new and existing products  
    • Drive innovative solutions and methodology throughout the company that solve business problems  

    What You’ll Need:

    • Degree in Statistics, Data Science, Economics, or Math
    • 1-3 years of statistical or data science experience  
    • Advanced programming experience in R and/or python (python strongly preferred)  
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  
    • Experience working with Big Data Analytics (e.g. Hadoop, Spark) 
    • Familiarity with Bayesian inference, MCMC methodologies, generalized linear models, and machine learning (advanced clustering and classification methods) 
    • Experience with Digital Market Research Agent Based Modeling and/or Neural Network experience is a plus 

    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.


    At this time, comScore will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.





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