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Associate Date Scientist

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Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Rotterdam, NL

Company: Nielsen

WHY YOU?


You are curious, persistent, logical and with a growth mindset – a true data enthusiast at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and delivering outstanding solutions for complex problems. You love designing solutions and models to support decision making and are at your best when working in a team.

 

WHAT IS THE ROLE?

 

You will be part of a young and international team to provide the best solutions to major clients all around the globe. Using advanced modeling and analytics, you work hands-on in either our client project team to help brands in their media evaluation, or in our R&D team to develop future solutions and scale existing product offerings. 

Tasks and Responsibilities to expect in this role:
 

  • Write and check code in collaboration with other team members to process structured and unstructured (client) data using advanced analytical solutions

  • Use and fit different mathematical and econometric models for explanatory purposes that deliver better decisions

  • Translate model outcomes into actionable insights and business value

  • Create high-quality data visualizations for internal and external purposes

  • Contribute to the standardization and scalability of existing and new client solutions

  • Communicate effectively with people in different roles (e.g. project leads, tech leads) to discuss complex data-driven and code-related matters

 

Requirements
 

  • Master’s Degree in Econometrics, Computer Science, Math, Applied Statistics or a related field

  • Programming experience, python preferred

  • Exposure to data analysis tools and libraries, such as NumPy / SciPy / scikit-learn / pandas / matplotlib, etc.

  • Experience with PyTorch and Bayesian statistics is a plus

  • Familiarity with at least one of the cloud providers (e.g. AWS) is a plus

  • A keen eye for data properties and how to sense-check them

  • Aptitude for problem solving, also when confronted with imperfect data or knowledge

  • English proficiency

  • Residing in The Netherlands or willing to relocate

 

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