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Sr. Data Scientist - 83028

Data Science - USA Chicago, Illinois

What is the role?

Streaming is exploding right now! As a Senior Data Scientist on the Connected TV Measurement team, you’ll have a front row seat for all of the action.

What will I do?

In this role, you’ll be working to expand and enhance Nielsen’s Connected TV measurement coverage. You will:

  • Conduct detailed data analysis for new CTV data partners, identifying and addressing any customizations required
  • Provide data-driven recommendations for promoting enhancements to production, including assisting with client-focused impact analysis
  • Translating new methodologies into functional modules, including unit tests and quality control checks
  • Identify root causes and solve any bugs or quality escapes
  • Ensure detailed documentation of new methodologies, research findings, and best practices
  • Work with cross-functional internal stakeholders to push methodology updates into product roadmap
  • Create and manage projects from beginning to end including analysis design, execution and summarization of results
  • Mentor and provide oversight to junior associates while serving as an example by sharing relevant best practices
  • Explain complex model-related concepts in simple terms to non-technical audiences

Is this for me?

This role requires:

  • 2-3+ years of professional work experience in Statistics, Data Science, and/or related disciplines
  • Mastery of Python
  • Experience with sophisticated data mining & modeling solutions and the tools that support them such as Scikit-learn, PyTorch, and PyMC3
  • Experience with relational and distributed database systems with expertise in tools such as Spark, Presto, and other SQL-based querying engines
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science or other related field
  • Well organized, self-motivated and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

Nice to have:

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science or other related field
  • Experience with implementing and managing software in cloud-based environments such as Azure, AWS, or GCP
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools and CI/CD workflows including Git
  • Experience with ETL frameworks like Airflow 
  • Domain expertise in Digital or Television measurement

Company Info.


The Nielsen Corporation, self-referentially known as The Nielsen Company, and formerly known as ACNielsen or AC Nielsen, is a global marketing research firm, with worldwide headquarters in New York City, United States. Regional headquarters for North America are located in Chicago.

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