• United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Nielsen Advanced Video Advertising is a new initiative that combines Gracenotes market leading Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) technology and strong relationships with Smart TV manufacturers with Nielsens core audience measurement expertise and assets to focus on dynamic ad insertion on Smart TVs and Smart TV measurement (viewership, ad exposure)

We are currently looking for a Senior Data Scientist to support the development and implementation of methodologies to measure Smart TV viewership and integrate Smart TV data with Nielsens traditional panel measurement


Lead complex research projects from beginning to end -- direct project planning, develop innovative new methodologies, enhance existing methodologies, run simulations and analyses, etc
Support deployment and maintenance of data pipelines and models in a production environment
Work with cross-functional teams to productionalize, validate, and optimize methodologies
Stay abreast of developments in research methodology and changing technologies in the marketplace and proactively identify applications of these latest developments to improve existing methods
Provide support for technical guidance and training of other team members
Ability to summarize, document, and communicate research findings to audiences of varying levels of subject matter expertise


Masters degree in statistics, mathematics, social sciences, biological/physical sciences, or computer science
3-5 years research experience in a business setting
Outstanding statistical and analytical skills with expertise in machine learning techniques
Proficient in Python and other programming languages (eg, SQL, Java, Scala, JavaScript, C )
Expertise with statistical software/libraries (eg, scikit learn, Spark MLlib, R)
Proficient with data visualization tools/packages (eg, d3js, Matplotlib, Seaborn, Tableau)
Experience with big data technologies (eg, AWS, Spark, Hadoop)
Software engineering experience, including version control (git, svn), unit/integration testing, code review
Excellent written and verbal communication skills



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

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Research/Surveyor/MR
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Apr 2020

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