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comScore: Lead Technical Analyst – Data Solutions


Apply robust analytical skills, technical acumen, and business knowledge to solve complex problems and build custom solutions to meet internal and external demands.



comScore Company: comScore
Location: Reston, VA
Web: www.comscore.com


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Contact: ijones@comscore.com

comScore is the recognized industry leader in the measurement and analysis of media activity, ingesting and processing over 48 Billion digital interactions daily. As a Lead Technical Analyst, you will be responsible for defining how digital media campaigns are measured on the Web. Your role will include analyzing massive data sets, diagnosing potential issues, and designing the business rules, modeling methodology and technology improvements to ensure comScore continues to be an innovative leader in digital measurement.

A successful Lead Technical Analyst applies robust analytical skills, technical acumen, and business knowledge to solve complex problems and build custom solutions to meet internal and external demands. The Lead Technical Analyst will develop subject matter expertise on digital media measurement, and leverage that knowledge to serve as a client facing expert on comScore product to the largest consumer and Internet brands on the globe. This is an ideal role for a diverse, motivated, and skilled analytics professional who enjoys the challenges and rewards of solving complex, dynamic problems.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with software engineering, statistical services, and product management to develop new methodologies to report cutting-edge digital advertising measurement
  • Facilitate product operations including analyzing process and data anomalies, and fielding client inquiries. This includes working with Software Engineers, Operations, Product Support to deliver timely and quality data.
  • Help drive process improvements, define QA processes, and integrate process enhancements into production process.
  • Build ad-hoc custom solutions to meet market & internal needs for audience measurement reporting
  • Work across functional teams to identify and resolve data issues
  • Apply critical thinking to quickly resolve issues. May require client interaction

 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative subject such as Statistics, Engineering, Economics, etc.
  • Experience in data analysis and problem solving with large amounts of data
  • Experience in building methodologies and custom data solutions
  • Working knowledge of the digital media ecosystem such as advertising technology, Web analytics, targeting, publishing, digital agencies, etc.
  • Ability to think creatively to solve complex problems
  • Ability to autonomously manage simultaneous projects in a fast paced business environment.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate across multiple teams
  • Knowledge of relational databases and methods for efficient data retrieval
  • Experience with SQL Server, Hadoop or knowledge of relational databases and methods for efficiently retrieving data
  • Candidates with hands-on coding experience from scratch are preferred
  • Experience with panel data and/or Internet behavior data a plus
  • Expert Microsoft Excel skills are required
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

 
About comScore: comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, delivering insights on web, mobile and TV consumer behavior that enable clients to maximize the value of their digital investments. Through its Audience Analytics, Advertising Analytics, and Enterprise Analytics product suites, comScore provides its clients with a variety of on-demand software, real-time analytics and custom solutions to succeed in a multi-platform world.

The proprietary comScore Census Network (CCN) leverages a world-class technology infrastructure to capture trillions of digital interactions a month and power big data analytics on a global scale for its more than 2,000 clients, which include leading companies such as AOL, Baidu, BBC, Best Buy, Carat, Deutsche Bank, ESPN, France Telecom, Financial Times, Fox, LinkedIn, Microsoft, MediaCorp, Nestle, Starcom, Terra Networks, Universal McCann, Verizon, ViaMichelin and Yahoo!.

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

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