North America / United States / IL / Chicago

Data Science

#: 75461-en_US / 75461

Regular

Full-Time

Data Scientist – 75461

Data Science – USA Chicago, Illinois 

 

We are seeking a Data Scientist to join one of our cutting edge research teams in the Digital and Advanced TV space. In the quickly evolving privacy landscape of digital data, we have an exciting opportunity working with some of the most influential companies in technology to improve existing methodologies as well as research and develop entirely new solutions to the problem of audience measurement. 

 

This role in the Digital Product team provides an opportunity to contribute to methodological innovation in the exciting and fast-changing world of digital media measurement.This is an ideal position to grow as a researcher and engineer, contribute to innovative methodologies capable of scaling across Nielsen’s data assets, and develop subject-matter expertise in digital methodology and cross-platform audience measurement.  
 

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity that offers exposure to a wide assortment of Nielsen data assets.  In this role, you will work directly with cross-functional internal teams to optimize data systems and build them from the ground up. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of combining Nielsen’s proprietary data assets with their statistical modeling and software development skills to enable the world’s biggest brands to make better and faster decisions.

 

What will I do?

  • Work alongside scientists and engineers as the subject matter expert for building machine learning pipelines in our cloud environment.
  • Driving technical solutions to complex business problems, from lightweight automation to designing and building robust machine learning solutions
  • Develop, implement and maintain good programming standards and practices across our analytics codebase.
  • Independently writing custom Python and SQL code
  • Providing research support that leads to the enhancement of existing methodologies or the creation of new methodologies
  • Collaborating with Application Development and Technology teams to integrate and test new modules in production pipelines 

 

 

Is this for me?

  • Experience in pipeline management (building/debugging/optimizing), software development, and data analysis  
  • High fluency in Python and SQL
  • Experience with machine learning techniques and data pipeline/workflow management tools: Airflow, Luigi, etc.
  • Ability to communicate complex results and findings in a clear and concise manner to a wide range of business audiences, both technical and non-technical
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Economics, Data Science, or other fields with a strong quantitative programming and analytical background

 

About Nielsen

As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!

 

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ABOUT NIELSEN

As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

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: FL – Tampa – Oldsmar, NY – New York City, , 

Travel:  No