21 Apr 2014

Full-TimeStatistician for analyzing large (marketing/media) data sets

comScore – Posted by caburdickReston, Virginia, United States

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Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION:

We are looking for a junior or mid-level Statistician with experience analyzing large data sets focusing on marketing/media mix modeling and advertising effectiveness tests along with other custom statistical analyses which will be a substantial component of this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop novel applications for large account clients
  • Process substantial data sets using cutting edge algorithms.
  • This is¬†a technical position requiring analytical and market research expertise, preferably with¬†experience working with survey data. The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively across internal teams and external stakeholders with a wide variety of statistical backgrounds.
  • This is a key position in the survey research group with high potential for advancement and growth.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Economics, Social Sciences or similar degree with a focus on statistical methodology. PhD a plus.
  • Programming experience in R
  • Familiarity with categorical outcome modeling
  • Familiarity with Generalized Linear Models
  • Familiarity with both classical and Bayesian MCMC approaches
  • Familiarity with statistical methodologies related to survey
  • Experience with Market Research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to autonomously manage multiple projects simultaneously in a rapidly changing environment
  • Dedication to innovation and continuous improvement

PREFERRED:

  • Experience with data mining and machine learning algorithms
  • Experience working with Big Data Analytics (e.g. Hadoop, SQL)

How to Apply

http://www.comscore.com/Careers/Job_Opportunities

Job Categories: Data Scientist. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: hadoop and SQL.

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