Settembre 20, 2021

Data Scientist

Job Description

Job Title:  Data Scientist

Location:  New York, NY or Remote


Per Executive Order 14042, new or prospective Comscore, Inc. employees in the United States, must provide proof of complete vaccination, or approved exemption on the first day of their employment.


About this Role:  


This position is part of the Analytical Solutions team that executes custom analysis and data delivery projects for Comscore's external clients and supports certain internal data feeds. This team is located within Comscore's product organization and is focused mainly on transforming national and local television usage data into custom data feeds for clients. In this role, the Data Scientist will utilize their skills and knowledge in statistics and media research, working closely with other members of the Analytical Solutions and CMS Custom Analytics teams, and with internal and external clients, to develop and maintain value-added solutions.


What You’ll Do:  

  • Effectively handle large data files in the course of developing and implementing solutions
  • Precisely execute multiple analytic projects, each involving a great number of steps and analytic decisions
  • Summarize real-world implications of findings from custom projects and the value proposition of real-world offerings
  • Interpret results, present findings and recommend alternative solutions to software and business decision makers
  • Translate statistical modeling results into measures of business impact
  • Interface with clients to aid in the qualification of custom analytical solutions
  • Manage expectations and coordinate project delivery with internal team
  • Play a key role in the development and adaptation of statistical methodologies; including traditional media research methodologies, for the development, maintenance and improvement of data products
  • Develop statistical tools to facilitate and improve data regression, manipulation, and analysis
  • Test and measure the effectiveness of new statistical approaches and process improvements
  • Assist Custom Solutions team in new product development
  • Execute prototyping of new product ideas
  • Manage analytic projects

What You’ll Need: 

  • Ph.D. or Masters (M.S.) in Statistics, Decision Sciences, Economics, Physics, Systems Engineering, or Mathematics preferred
  • 4+ years related experience in traditional, direct, or digital media research; understand traditional (TV) media math and targeting concepts
  • Highly competent in quantitative and qualitative analysis, regression, data manipulation, and critical thinking
  • Ability to look at data and identify patterns, problems, or analysis opportunities
  • Ability to distill large amounts of information into key findings 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills and an ability to explain complex systems
  • Strong ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Very proficient in responding to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Highly skilled in working with mathematical concepts such as probability, sampling, and statistical inference, and fundamentals of calculus, statistics, and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, weights, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Extensive background in data mining applications; including proven programming and debugging ability in R, Python or similar languages
  • Experience analyzing person-level or household-level marketing data and efficiently handling large datafiles
  • Extensive experience with relational DB data access including writing and debugging SQL
  • Proficient in navigating and scripting on *NIX systems
  • Experience with wide range of market research methodologies within and beyond media measurement: regression, time series, SEM, marketing mix, Bayesian methods
  • Experience with experimental design, hypothesis testing, power calculations for statistical tests


About Comscore

At Comscore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.


Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit


EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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