Data Scientist

Data Scientist

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Company Description


NielsenIQ BASES is a forward-thinking, rapidly growing, market research division of the NielsenIQ Company. That means we maintain an unbeatable client list, create best-in-class solutions and have access to incredible resources—without sacrificing the benefits of a smaller, leaner, close-knit company. We celebrate curiosity and creativity and encourage openness and collaboration.

We’re highly driven, team-oriented and psyched to use cutting-edge technologies to change how the world’s leading consumer companies innovate.

Through a blend of innovative market research technologies (such as evolutionary optimization, specialized choice modeling, neuroscience) and client consulting, we help major consumer products companies dramatically identify breakthrough product ideas, messaging that inspires action, fresh package designs and optimal launch strategies.

Job Description

As a senior statistician, you’ll work in a cross-functional, global team, to solve complex marketing research challenges for clients. You’ll work on a diverse range of challenging projects that are highly visible to senior management. The ideal candidate strives for rigor, following best practices, continuously learning and developing their skills, and has a data centric approach to solving challenges combined with a business-driven development mindset.

What you will do:

·         Design and execute high impact research studies by applying state-of-the-art proprietary technology and cutting-edge statistical models

·         Consult with internal clients on analytics and methodology

·         Help qualify the business and product initiatives by identifying the needs of the clients and matching them to the appropriate methodology

·         Challenge the status quo for existing methods and design new models and tools

.         Validate and calibrate current learning algorithms to estimate the success likelihood and volume potential of future products

·         Keep abreast of most recent statistical and market research innovations and trends

·         Effectively communicate across functions


We are looking for people with

·         MS or PhD in statistics, econometrics, Marketing Science or other related quantitative fields, with a high level of academic achievement

·         Experience in high volume statistical consulting environment with diverse statistical projects

·         Strong foundation in statistical inference and probability; ability to clearly write, interpret, and communicate complex statistical models to a variety of audiences

·         Multivariate modeling experience such as linear and nonlinear regression models, limited dependent variable models, cluster analysis, etc.

·         Solid theoretical knowledge of statistical segmentation/classification methods, mixed-effects models, hierarchical Bayesian models and MCMC simulation methods

·         Knowledge of latent class models, linear discriminant analysis, conjoint and discrete choice models in market research

·         3+ years of experience with scripting languages, in particular Python and R

·         Experience with Relational Databases and SQL programming

·         Excellent communication skills, written, oral and graphical, and the ability to present complex ideas in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences

Additional Information

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company providing the most complete and trusted view of consumers and markets in 90 countries covering 90% of the world’s population. Focusing on consumer packaged goods manufacturers and FMCG and retailers, we enable customers to defy what’s possible. How? We combine unparalleled datasets, pioneering technology and the industry’s top talent to create insights that unlock innovation. Join us and change the landscape.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About NielsenIQ 

NielsenIQ is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. We provide consumer packaged goods manufacturers/fast-moving consumer goods and retailers with accurate, actionable information and insights and a complete picture of the complex and changing marketplace that companies need to innovate and grow. Our approach marries proprietary NielsenIQ data with other data sources to help clients around the world understand what’s happening now, what’s happening next, and how to best act on this knowledge.  We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 90 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

NielsenIQ 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.

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