• Chicago

Job Description:

Location Chicago, IL, US

Company Nielsen

Data Scientist - 45784

Data Science - USA Chicago, Illinois

Do you know what consumers buy What consumers watch Nielsen Knows!

Nielsen is the worlds leading marketing and media information company Were passionate about measuring and analyzing how people interact with digital and traditional media, and in-store environments-locally and globally Businesses worldwide use our services to better manage their brands, launch and grow product portfolios, and optimize their media mix

The primary role of a Data Scientist in Product Enhancement will be to lead the support and enhancement of the Nielsen set of products for the US Client Data Science team This role will include in depth data analysis through the support of internal and external requests, the understanding and application of Nielsen methodologies, and collaboration with internal and external clients This role provides a great opportunity to work in a team environment, with touch points into many different departments

Key Responsibilities

Represent Product Enhancement in meetings and in interactions with other departments

Oversee end to end implementation of product solutions

Ability to evaluate current methodologies quickly to identify opportunities for enhancement

Present findings and recommendations on methodology

Document findings, methodologies, and best practices

Detect, troubleshoot, and resolve system anomalies that disrupt client deliverables

May directly interact with the client to understand its needs

Provide explanation of products and methodologies directly to the client in a format that meets their level of understanding

Continually develop technological skill set

Qualifications

Degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, operations research, economics, business or fields that employ rigorous data analysis

1-2 years experience in at least one of the following fields data science, survey design, behavioral methods, data analysis, business administration/operations, consulting, logistics/supply chain, management information systems, or operations management/research

Desire to learn and continually upgrade skills

Disposition to simplify research, work processes, and complex statistical concepts

Quantitative aptitude with proven data analysis and problem solving skills

Proficiency with Python, SAS, R or other statistical packages

Experience in big data technologies and machine learning

Strong verbal, presentation, and written skills

Strong planning and organizational skills

Proficiency in Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word

Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

ABOUT NIELSEN

Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy Nielsens Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content video, audio and text is consumed The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industrys only global view of retail performance measurement By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance

Nielsen, an S&P 500 company (NYSE NLSN), has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 PERCENT of the worlds population Nielsen prides itself on being a place where employees can be themselves, make a difference, and grow their careers with the company It has been named one of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc for three years running and was selected as one of the Top 35 Companies for Leaders who want Flexibility by FlexJobs For more information visit wwwnielsencom

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class

ABOUT NIELSEN

Were in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between If you can think of it, were measuring it We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of whats happening now and whats coming next for our clients Todays data is tomorrows marketplace revelation

We like to be in the middle of the action Thats why you can find us at work in over 100 countries From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all Were bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless See whats next with us at Nielsen careersnielsencom

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class

Job Type Regular

Primary Location Chicago,Illinois

Secondary Locations , , ,

Travel No

Nearest Major Market Chicago

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Research/Surveyor/MR
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 10th May 2020

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