October 3, 2017

Lead Statistical Analyst

comScore is looking for a dedicated Lead Statistical Analyst with demonstrated proficiency in manipulating large data sets to develop statistical models and methodologies in a fast-paced business environment.

TITLE:            Lead Statistical Analyst LOCATION:    Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

REPORTS TO: Senior Directors, Statistical Analysis  

This position requires the ability and willingness to work within cross functional teams to improve the way we measure internet and digital audiences in Europe and Asia, and to provide critical analyses to help solve complex problems for meeting external and internal demands. The position also requires excellent communication skills with potential client interaction as well as the ability to work autonomously.

  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In this role, the successful candidate will analyze large amounts of comScore's data, design new methods to solve specific problems in the data, and design improvements for the future. This is a technical position requiring analytical and market research expertise, preferably with experience working with very large data sets.
  • Expected to take a project leadership role in development of methodology for the next generation of digital and cross media measurement in Europe and Asia.
  • The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively across internal teams and external stakeholders with a wide variety of statistical backgrounds.
  • The successful candidate will report to the Senior Director Statistical Analysis in Amsterdam and will serve European and Asian research needs, coordinating with Statistical Services team members in Reston to ensure consistency in methodology.
  • This is a key position in the Statistical Services team with high potential for advancement and growth.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Operations Research, Economics, Social Sciences or similar degree with a focus on statistical methodology.
  • 4-5 years’ experience in doing machine learning and robust data analysis, particularly in big data environments, e.g., Hadoop.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and fluency in English are a must. Other European and Asian languages are a plus.
  • Programming experience in R, MATLAB or Python (R strongly preferred)
  • Familiarity with categorical outcome modeling
  • Experience with basic SQL querying
  • Experience working with varied small teams
  • Ability to autonomously manage multiple projects simultaneously, in a rapidly changing environment
  • Dedication to innovation and continuous improvement

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with Big Data Analytics, e.g., Hadoop, SQL.
  • Familiarity with Bayesian inference and MCMC methodologies
  • Experience with Digital Market Research
  • Machine Learning - Clustering and Classification 

Benefits:

  • Possibility to participate in a collective Private Medical Insurance scheme
  • Possibility to participate in a Health & Fitness Benefit scheme
  • A competitive salary

About comScore

comScore, Inc. (OTC: SCOR) is a leading cross-platform measurement company that measures audiences, brands and consumer behavior everywhere. 

comScore is a recognized global leader in cross-platform measurement of audiences, advertising and consumer behavior. Built on precision and innovation, comScore combines proprietary TV, digital and movie viewing data with vast demographic details to measure consumers’ multiscreen behavior at scale. With more than 3,200 clients and a global footprint that spans more than 75 countries, comScore is delivering the future of media measurement.

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Lead Statistical Analyst
Req ID: 20583
http://www.comscore.com/About-comScore/Careers/Job_Opportunities?sfid=20583

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