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Bangalore, India

At Nielsen, we believe that career growth is a partnership. You ultimately own, fuel and set the journey. By joining our team of nearly 14,000 associates, you will become part of a community that will help you to succeed. We champion you because when you succeed, we do too. Embark on a new initiative, explore a fresh approach, and take license to think big, so we can all continuously improve. We enable your best to power our future. 

Aim of the position

Audience is everything! Nielsen offers the world’s most complete measurement of media-viewing behavior. Our data scientists leverage the best data assets and modeling methods to build consistent and comparable metrics of the media landscape in multiple countries. We help the world’s biggest brands make better and faster media and marketing decisions. As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for high-quality design, execution and delivery of global analytics solutions, performance dashboards, and analytical studies. Excited? Come join us!This position will support the Data Science team by applying data science methodologies to improve Nielsen's audience measurement capabilities and ability to deliver client impact. The role focuses on the execution of analytical projects, development of predictive models, and extraction of insights from various data sources, fostering growth and innovation within the team.

Responsibilities
  • Own reproducible data science projects end-to-end
  • Deploy and maintain data pipelines and models in a production environment
  • Work with global cross-functional teams to productionize, validate, and optimize methodologies
  • Conduct research and analytics to ensure methodologies are fit for purpose and working as intended; troubleshoot, diagnose, and resolve when they are not.
  • Provide technical mentorship
  • Communicate research findings to varying audiences
  • Develop, implement and maintain good programming standards and practices across our data science and analytics codebases.
  • Champion and govern best practices for data use and software development.
  • Use git and cloud development tools extensively to iterate and improve data science workstreams.

  • Skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s (preferred) degree in a quantitative research field, such as computer science, data science, statistics, mathematics, biological/physical sciences, etc.
  • 1-2 years code development/research experience in a business setting
  • Strong proficiency with Python, Spark, SQL, Unix, git, and AWS (S3 and EC2)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent software engineering fundamentals
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Excellent machine learning fundamentalsOutstanding statistical and analytical skills
  • Collaborative code development experience, including version , unit/integration testing, code review and sharingCuriosity and skepticism

  • Estimated Salary range:

    Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $10,000 - $20,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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