30 Jun 2014

Full-TimeData Scientist – Marketing Science

Ipsos – Posted by mploewlLos Angeles, California, United States

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Job Description

Data Scientist – Marketing Science – Los Angeles

Ipsos – a global market research firm – has an opening for a Data Scientist.  We seek a capable and creative programmer with unrelenting attention to detail, an ability to work well with a small team (including both programmers and non-programmers), and a strong interest in advanced analytic techniques.  Fluency in R and/or Python is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to large-scale data and statistical modeling efforts.
  • Develop new data science products by translating conceptual blueprints into polished applications.
  • Maintain and enhance large codebases underlying existing key applications.
  • Perform other marketing science analyses for clients as required.

Required Skills

The ideal candidate has the following skills and experience:

Required

  • Proficiency in advanced R and/or Python programming, including the ability to debug and streamline very large functions.

Preferred

  • Experience in parallelizing processes.
  • Experience integrating R and/or Python with each other and C\C++.
  • Large dataset manipulation.
  • Working knowledge of SQL.  Further experience with database administration considered a plus.
  • Experience creating and deploying web applications.
  • Familiarity with web scraping tools and techniques.
  • Experience with JavaScript, esp. visualization libraries.
  • Familiarity with particular analytic tools including Monte Carlo simulation, machine learning, genetic algorithms, data fusion, predictive models, network analysis, system dynamics, and/or agent-based models.
  • Advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D.) preferred but by no means required.

 

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time.

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