comScore, Inc

  • Data Analyst - Panel Science

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/6/2018 1:18 PM)
    # of Openings
    Data Analytics, Research & Product Operations
  • Job Description

    Job Title: Data Analyst , Panel Science

    Location: Reston, VA


    About This Role:

    We are looking for a Data Analyst with experience analyzing large data sets focusing on data sampling and analysis.  In this role, you will serve as a primary owner of the sampling and projection methodology for reporting Comscore’s panel data and will be a key point of contact for questions and issues that arise around data production this means great visibility for you. You’ll be a key resource for production tasks and will develop a thorough understanding of our sampling and weights generation process. This is not an engineering role, though some coding is needed from time to time. Rather, this role is going to utilize your analytical and data reporting experience.  You will need to effectively communicate across internal teams in a positive and professional manner, as you will have access to people at all levels of the organization on a regular basis.


    What You’ll Do:

    • Support the Comscore teams by providing in-depth knowledge of the weights process and field questions that arise about methodology or data.
    • Investigate potential data issues found in Comscore’s syndicated reports and work efficiently with other internal departments to get problems resolved, propose solutions and implement future safeguards.
    • Develop and implement new or improved processes for sample selection and projection. Will have a good understanding of the market, methodology, and technology that make up each of the products in the product suite.
    • You’ll be an internal expert on how we present projections and weights to clients.

    What You’ll Need:

    • Proficiency in Python
    • Experience in BASE SAS, specifically in the SAS macro environment.
    • Reading and de-bugging SAS is more critical to us than pure coding in SAS.
    • SQL query experience and proficiency with numbers/statistics.
    • You should be well-versed in writing queries, joins, select statements and stored procedure development.
    • Experience with Internet Market Research data or panel-based data would be preferred, but not necessary.
    • Strong analytic skills that include analysis design/execution, data analysis and problem solving with large amounts of data.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative subject such as Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, etc.
    • 1-2 years professional experience, preferably in a data analysis role.
    • Ability to autonomously manage simultaneous projects.

    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


    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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