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Sr. Data Scientist / Data Engineer – 23261-en_US at Nielsen

Title: Sr. Data Scientist / Data Engineer – 23261-en_US
Company: Nielsen

Sr. Data Scientist / Data Engineer – 23261

Data Science – USA Oldsmar, Florida 

Nielsen is the largest measurement company in the world with unique measurement technologies, assets, and data that make it one of the most interesting and challenging places for a data scientist to work.  We focus on what consumers watch, listen to, and buy in over 95 countries.

 

Data Science is core to what Nielsen does, and our research projects have high visibility in directly affecting the results of our business and our clients.   This Senior Data Scientist 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, contribute to innovative products, and develop subject-matter expertise in digital methodology and cross-platform audience measurement.

 

The Big Data team within the Data Science Watch Methods organization focuses on improving and enhancing Nielsen’s highly successful traditional television and over-the-top products out in the marketplace for advertising and content measurement. As part of this exciting team, this position will focus on developing new methodologies to measure audiences across platforms (including on “connected” or “over the top” devices, smart tv’s, or set top boxes) and on evaluating and integrating new data assets and partners into Nielsen’s existing methodologies in order to enhance or expand the data delivered to clients.

Qualifications

Skills Required:
* Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Social Science, Operation Research, Mathematics, or Computer Science with outstanding analytical expertise. (Master’s degree preferred)
* 2 to 3 years of experience with one or more of the following: python programming, data manipulation, data integration, weighting, sampling, survey or market research, trend or pattern recognition, statistics, data aggregation techniques, automation, or quality assurance.
* Must be proficient with Python, Spark, or Scala to develop sharable software with the appropriate technical documentation.
* Must be proficient in SQL and large-scale databases.
* Must have ability to manipulate, analyze, interpret large data sources, and tell a story from data through analyses
* Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Must have ability to work alone and with a team
* Must have critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate results in order to make decisions
* Must demonstrate intellectual curiosity and persistence to find answers
* Demonstrate interest in Nielsen methodologies, data collection, platforms, research processes and operations.

Skills Desired:
* Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire)
* Experience with machine learning techniques
* Experience working with cloud based or big data technologies (e.g. Databricks)
* Proficiency in Unix

Key Responsibilities
* Learn and become an expert in how big data flows through Nielsen systems in order to create reliable data pipelines that will feed into methodology development processes.
* Work with cross-functional teams to implement and validate enhanced audience measurement methodologies.
* Independently write custom Python and SQL code.
* Drive technical solutions to complex business problems.  From lightweight automation to designing and building robust/scalable solutions.  Strong focus on optimization.
* Key tasks include – but are not limited to – trend analyses, identifying methodological and process improvements, representation/ sampling, bias reduction, indirect estimation, data integration, automation, generalization, data integration, examining large volumes of data, harmonization as well as working with different data sources.
* Pro-actively gather information, as needed, to work independently and with a team.
* Support in detecting and addressing quality escapes.

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About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

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:  Oldsmar,Florida 

Secondary Locations: NY – New York City, , , 

Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time 

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Head of Product Marketing at Valet Living

Title: Head of Product Marketing
Company: Valet Living

Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Head of Product Marketing will be a critical leader of the marketing team and own strategy for key components of the Valet Living Home mobile app. The Head of Product Marketing will develop and drive our product marketing strategy to identify and document client and resident needs, craft messaging for how Valet Living Home meets these needs, ensures that the product remains relevant as markets evolve, and works across all functional groups to help drive technical product strategy, execution and delivery.

Responsibilities/Duties

Serve as market-facing subject matter expert (SME) for the product
Deliver effective presentations and product demos as needed to support client, prospect and partner meetings
Develop deep understanding of the buying audience, gathering insight into target personas, buyer needs and the purchasing decision process to inform marketing strategies and product development
Negotiate local and national partnerships to deliver added-value offerings
Work across functions to develop content that helps drive technical product strategy, execution and delivery
Create product-focused collateral including presentations, data sheets, white papers, and internal sales tools to support Valet Living Home demand generation efforts.
Conduct competitive analysis to determine product positioning, market segmentation, product service/support strategy
Drive an audience-centric marketing approach within the organization, ensuring that product features, messaging, and campaign strategies are centered around consumer buying needs
Oversee and provide direction for market segmentation and targeting in order to define the market opportunities for the product and partner with sales and operations associates to build business cases for expanding market presence or entering new markets
Oversee and provide input into the process for developing consumer references, testimonials and case studies for external and internal use
Ensure that all consumer support channels, including call center, web and email effectively serve Valet Living Home users, with incorporation of best-in-class support tools [e.g., chatbot and other artificial intelligence (AI) based technologies].

Education and Experience Requirements

7+ years of technology product management and marketing experience in a leadership role
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, science technology or similar field required
MBA degree preferred.
Previous experience thriving in both startup and corporate environments
Has initiative and passion and is excited to lead cross-functional teams and drive strategy
Proven track record of developing productive relationships across product management, demand marketing, operations, sales and technology
Proven track record of working with demand generation and corporate marketing to develop holistic campaigns to drive cross-sell of multiple products
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Experience presenting to clients and industry groups to present the company and product vision and build awareness
Experience in working for large and complex organizations
Ability to translate complex concepts and technologies into business-oriented value propositions
Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, and relationship management skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to conduct market, competitor and consumer research to gather insights and assess market opportunities
Entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to navigate culture across multiple functions in both corporate and field environments
Comfortable interacting at the C-suite level
Ability to create value propositions and messaging strategies
Ability to develop strategies for creating pipeline for new offerings as well as upsell, cross-sell and account-based marketing programs to grow existing relationships
Ability to analyze information collected from win/loss interviews and pipeline behavior (conversion rates and velocity) to detect breakdowns in the marketing and sales process
Ability to link product launches to organizational campaign themes and goals
Critical thinker with strong writing, communication, quantitative, presentation development and delivery skills
Project management experience
Knowledge of presentation platforms and outstanding Powerpoint skills
Able to read a Gantt charts and similar analytical and marketing tools
Physical ability to lift up to 25 lbs
Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time

See full details and apply at https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/761840793/?pathWildcard=761840793&trk=job_capjs

Head of Consumer Technologies at Valet Living

Title: Head of Consumer Technologies
Company: Valet Living

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Head of Consumer Technologies will work closely with senior leadership and provide strategic leadership to play a key role in Valet Living’s mission. This product leader will spearhead new consumer technologies and take hands-on ownership of the definition and execution of Valet Living’s consumer technology platform. He/she will define the strategy, and then execute, to create a standard-setting experience for the clients who rely on Valet Living’s multifamily community resident services. This position can be filled with a full-time associate or a technical advisor/consultant who can work in Tampa or remotely, with periodic travel required.

Other more specific responsibilities and experience of the ideal candidate include:

Designing and developing a consumer technology platform for an on-demand service provider.
Deep knowledge of the gig economy and latest trends in technology solutions.
Proven track record of influencing multiple stakeholders to propel a company’s strategy.
Ability to create a platform that is a seamless extension of the Valet Living brand and that stands out as best in class.

Responsibilities:

Clearly define and mobilize the mission, vision and strategy of Valet Living’s resident and consumer technologies
Help leadership understand market dynamics and trends as well as competitive threats and opportunities in the gig economy
Guide the executive team in the formation of the company’s overall consumer technology product roadmap and go-to-market strategies
Translate market needs, business goals and feature concepts into product requirements
Define our technology product development methodology
Collaborate with design, engineering, and marketing to by translating strategies that champion the consumers’ needs and creating an outstanding user experience
Work closely with product leadership team to ensure that everyone is making user-insights driven business decisions, and engaging with consumers to validate product concepts
In conjunction with the leadership team, define Valet Living’s strategic narrative, refine product technology positioning and messaging
Continuously monitor and report results

Education and Experience Requirements:

7 years of leadership experience, with a service-oriented product management focus
Bachelor’s degree Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field
MBA degree is a plus
Played a key role in creating and launching a disruptive technology platform that allows consumers to interact with on-demand services
Experience working in the on-demand/gig economy for a reputable and highly successful technology brand that lends legitimacy to Valet Living and gives the candidate immediate credibility

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experienced influencer capable of working cross-functionally, and collaborating with multiple stakeholders
Insight driven, analytical thinker: Track record of leveraging both internal user data and consumer insights work to help define the product experience
Lives and breathes the user experience by having immersed himself/herself in user trends, research and live interactions
Complements all decisions with supportive analytics and has shown a bias to test/measure performance continuously
Strategic Visionary: Providing strategic and tactical leadership in crafting the user experience by balancing the company’s vision and business priorities
Passionate about engaging and educating consumers by delivering a compelling message through deep understanding of users’ met and unmet needs and translates that into messaging that delights the user
Has an entrepreneurial “own the outcome” mindset, applied at scale and through working with others
Ruthless about the prioritization of goals, strategies and individual tasks
Should create a culture of collaboration and pride in quality execution
Exhibits poise, composure, and dynamism to motivate and instill confidence among the leadership team, company, and people outside the company
High level of professionalism, passion, ethics, confidence and commitment
Gravitas and inspirational leadership skills

See full details and apply at https://valet.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Career_Site/job/TampaFL/Head-of-Consumer-Technologies_R0013696

Data Scientist – Data Engineer – 9780-en_US at Nielsen

Title: Data Scientist – Data Engineer – 9780-en_US
Company: Nielsen

Data Scientist – Data Engineer – 9780

Data Science – USA Oldsmar, Florida 

This Data Scientist position will be part of our TV Analytics team within the Data Science Watch Product organization. The purpose is to develop our data pipeline and software to support custom and recurring analysis.

Job Responsibilities
* Support analyses for Data Science teams including custom requests, client inquiries, impact of changing methodologies, and standards and best practices.
* Learn and become an expert in Local TV Nielsen knowledge, with a focus on weighting and computations and new methodologies.
* Learn and become an expert in how big data flows through Nielsen systems in order to create reliable data views that will feed into client inquiry processes.
* Work with cross-functional teams to implement and validate enhanced audience measurement methodologies.
* Respond to client inquiries: Examine analysis specifications for completeness, determine how to execute the analysis with available data, modify specifications as needed, provide an estimated delivery date, and accurately deliver analyses on time with a summary of the key insights.
* Convert existing SAS or C code to Python code and perform quality tests.
* Independently write custom Python and SQL code.
* Key tasks include – but are not limited to – trend analyses, identifying methodological and process improvements, representation/ sampling, bias reduction, indirect estimation, data integration, automation, generalization, harmonization as well as working with different data sources.
* Pro-actively gather information, as needed, to work independently and with a team.
* Support in detecting and addressing quality escapes.
* Key tasks include – but are not limited to – data integration, automation, examining large volumes of data, identifying trends and being able to understand the methodology to be able to explain said trends, and identifying methodological and process improvements. Other project areas may include representation/sampling, bias reduction, and indirect estimation.

Role Requirements:
* Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Social Science, Operation Research, Mathematics, or Computer Science with outstanding analytical expertise. (Master’s degree preferred)
* 2 to 3 years of experience with one or more of the following: python programming, data manipulation, data integration, weighting, sampling, survey or market research, trend or pattern recognition, statistics, data aggregation techniques, automation, or quality assurance.
* Must be proficient with Python, Spark, or Scala to develop sharable software with the appropriate technical documentation.
* Must be proficient in SQL and large-scale databases.
* Must have ability to manipulate, analyze, interpret large data sources, and tell a story from data through analyses
* Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Must have ability to work alone and with a team
* Must have critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate results in order to make decisions
* Must have desire to grow as an expert in Local TV Audience Measurement for a long term career
* Must demonstrate intellectual curiosity and persistence to find answers
* Demonstrate interest in Nielsen methodologies, data collection, platforms, research processes and operations.
* Preferred experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Microstrategy)
* Preferred proficiency in Unix and one statistical package, SAS or R
* Preferred experience in big data technologies

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About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

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:  Oldsmar,Florida 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 5% of the Time 

See full details and apply at https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=0e148d8fd6e0fd468ebf6de0cace9118

Data Steward – 23264-en_US at Nielsen

Title: Data Steward – 23264-en_US
Company: Nielsen

Data Steward – 23264

Data Science – USA Oldsmar, Florida 

The Lead Data Steward within the Data Science Watch Product organization will be accountable for the data model in our new data warehouse, project managing and troubleshooting data related issues. The person will learn and become an expert with all of the data sources and the existing data model, and design a new enhanced data model for efficient extraction to be used in custom analytics. The Lead Data Steward will essentially be a single point of contact within our team and with other teams when it comes to the complexities of understanding the data and using it properly for analytics and for requesting additional data from other teams.

Responsibilities:

* Learn and become an expert in how big data flows through Nielsen systems in order to create reliable data views that will feed into client inquiry processes.
* Consult with internal clients to provide subject matter expertise on television audience measurement data sources
* Consulting with team members to ensure accuracy during data integration pipeline development for custom analytics projects
* Ensures Data Science services are delivered to the highest quality standards.
* Build requirements for a new data model, gather feedback from teams and stakeholders
* Ensure completeness, accuracy and integrity of data.
* Collaborate with others to define data model and develop related meta-data.
* Manages the inventory of data needs and outgoing data requests
* Set data standards and clearly define the range of acceptable values and attributes for data.
* Defines and executes data validation checks
* Expose clear and easy to use metadata
* Provide effective and accessible training and documentation on the use and appropriate handling of these data.
* Learn and become an expert in TV Nielsen knowledge, with a focus on the data model, weighting, computations, and enhanced methodologies.
* Work with cross-functional teams to implement and validate enhanced audience measurement methodologies.  
* Work with AppDev teams to validate production implementations of complex methodology and engineer our internal data model.
* Independently query data in the data lake using Spark
* Independently write custom Python code.
* Define data quality checks and analytics that can be executed by other team members
* Provide mentorship, leadership and best practices in support of a team of 20+ data scientists and data engineers
* Review and improve existing data pipeline code and processes.
* Identify areas to optimize code and processes
* Detect and address quality escapes.
* Pro-actively gather information, as needed, to work independently as well as in a team environment.

* Key tasks include – but are not limited to – data integration, automation, examining large volumes of data, identifying trends and being able to explain said trends, building data model requirements, creatively identifying ways to work around gaps in our data model, problem solving, reporting, project management, data analysis
* Champion and facilitate the appropriate use of the data that fall within their domain.
* Develop and promote data quality standards for data entry and reporting of these data.
* Build collaborative relationships with other data stewards and with users of the data they steward.
* Work with others to perform data stewardship tasks on behalf of the steward.

Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field with outstanding analytical expertise.
* 3 or more years of experience and demonstrated domain expertise with one or more of the following: data manipulation, data engineering, data integration, trend or pattern recognition, data aggregation, data fusion, process automation, operations management, project management, or quality assurance
* Must be proficient with Python, Spark, and SQL. Excellent technical documentation skills are also expected.
* Must have ability to autonomously manage simultaneous projects in a fast paced business environment
* Must have experience working with big data, algorithms, and large-scale databases.
* Accuracy and attention to detail.
* Must have passion for data. Ability to manipulate, analyze, interpret large data sources, and tell a story from data through analyses
* Must have strong and clear verbal and written communication skills.
* Must have an aptitude for leadership.
* Must have critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate results in order to make decisions
* Must demonstrate intellectual curiosity and persistence to find answers. Learn quickly and explain complex data models and methodologies to a variety of audiences. Problem solving skills.
* Demonstrate interest in Nielsen methodologies, data collection, platforms, research processes and operations
* Preferred experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Quicksight)
* Preferred experience with Databricks, Scala.

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About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

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:  Oldsmar,Florida 

Secondary Locations: IL – Chicago, , , 

Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time 

See full details and apply at https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=cc143649d871123bb56ad9f8fccf8cd3

Data Scientist – 23258-en_US at Nielsen

Title: Data Scientist – 23258-en_US
Company: Nielsen

Data Scientist – 23258

Data Science – USA Tampa, Florida 

The Nielsen Company is the largest global measurement company in the world with unique measurement technologies, assets, and data that make it one of the most interesting and challenging places for a measurement or data scientist to work.  We focus on what consumers watch, listen to, and buy in over 95 countries.

 

Data Science is core to what Nielsen does, and our research projects have high visibility in directly impacting the results of our business and our clients.   This position is in the Behavioral Methods team within Nielsen’s Global Data Science organization. The Behavioral Methods team provides leadership and expertise across The Nielsen Company to develop innovative, statistically sound, and cost effective research methodologies in support of the strategic business initiatives. We play a pivotal role in designing best practices and approaches for data collection, respondent recruitment, and panelist retention.

 

Job Purpose:

Responsible for analyzing data and supporting the development of methodologies that will improve existing products or deliver new products to clients. Give input on test plan and analysis approach. Must be able to run all aspects of data validation. Will conduct data reviews with cross-functional teams. These products are associated with television, audio and mobile device measurement.

 

Responsibilities:
* Give input and write test plans associated with the delivery of new client offerings. Attend team meetings and provide input on rules and edits associated with the processing of client data. 
* Complete all aspects of data analysis as defined in the test plan. Share data cross-functionally throughout the data validation period. Where required, provide data summaries and documentation for external client review and Ernst and Young auditing review. 
* Provide recommendations and reasoning for enhancements to core business products.
* Demonstrate proficiency using Python software and automate daily reporting of data throughout the data validation period.
* Attend team meetings and provide status throughout the course of product development.  Work closely with engineering and operations personnel to define business and system requirements.
* Lead frequent data reviews with other Data Science teams to ensure that data validation has been thoroughly performed.
* Expand core competencies associated with statistical analysis and visualization of data results.
* Routinely create white papers outlining data validation outcomes and recommendations that will be shared with senior leaders in Data Science and Engineering.

 

Required Qualification:
* BA/BS degree in statistics or mathematics.
* Strong quantitative analysis skills using statistical software such as Python or R.
* Working knowledge of Structured Query Language. (SQL)
* Experience working with databases and large data sets.
* Extensive knowledge of statistical methodologies including hypothesis testing, linear regression, modeling, simulation and analysis of variance.
* Proficient knowledge in project management required including ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
* High motivation with demonstrated capacity to work on multiple projects with set deadlines, under pressure.  
* Collaborative team player with willingness and desire to work with cross-functional teams of varying sizes.
* Creative aptitude and ability and desire to explore opportunities for new research innovations.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills required for presenting to and collaborating with groups of diverse backgrounds.   
* Ability to explain complex research concepts to individuals without a research background.   
* Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite applications (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Excel, and Powerpoint)

Desired Qualification:
* MBA/MS or higher in a statistical, mathematical or technical field.
* Internship or employment experience associated with statistical data analysis associated with media/market research.
* Knowledge of large-scale, complex multi-stage surveys in Market Research or Government setting.

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About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

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:  Tampa,Florida 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time 

See full details and apply at https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=cc5b2b88de81864828af36bda10011dc

Lead Data Scientist – 23263-en_US at Nielsen

Title: Lead Data Scientist – 23263-en_US
Company: Nielsen

Lead Data Scientist – 23263

Data Science – USA Oldsmar, Florida 

Nielsen is the largest measurement company in the world with unique measurement technologies, assets, and data that make it one of the most interesting and challenging places for a data scientist to work.  We focus on what consumers watch, listen to, and buy in over 95 countries.

Data Science is core to what Nielsen does, and our research projects have high visibility in directly affecting the results of our business and our clients. This Lead Data Scientist 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, contribute to innovative products, and develop subject-matter expertise in digital methodology and cross-platform audience measurement.

The Digital Product team within the Data Science Watch organization focuses on improving and enhancing Nielsen’s highly successful products out in the marketplace for digital advertising and content measurement. As part of this exciting team, this position will focus on maintaining the highest quality of our products and will act as a champion for our clients on data quality concerns.

Qualifications

Skills Required:

This position requires a detail-oriented person who has experience in data quality research and who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.  Ability to problem-solve, work independently, and see the big picture are keys to success in this position.
* Bachelor’s in statistics, economics, quantitative social sciences, operations research, or hard sciences (e.g. engineering, computer science, biology, physics, etc.) with outstanding analytical expertise and strong technical leadership
* 1-3 years of work experience focusing on the following:
+ Quality assurance and/or process improvement focused on improving the quality of deliverables.
+ Creating, organizing, and analyzing very large datasets
+ Working in computer programming languages, including SQL and Python

●     Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

●     Demonstrated experience working in teams

Skills Desired:
* Master’s in statistics, data science, applied mathematics, economics, quantitative social sciences, operations research, or hard sciences
* Knowledge about trend analyses, multivariate statistics (parametric/ non-parametric), sampling, bias reduction, indirect estimation, data aggregation techniques, automation, generalization
* Experience managing portions of complex projects with multiple stakeholders
* Experience working with global cross-functional teams of various sizes
* Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Microstrategy)
* Experience with machine learning techniques
* Knowledge of digital audience/media measurement
* Experience working with cloud based technologies (e.g. databricks)

Key Responsibilities
* Maintain and define quality assurance processes across our digital products.
* Continuously identify areas for quality improvement, working across key stakeholders.
* Work with cross-functional teams to manage quality concerns related to key client hot spots.
* Identify new opportunities for enhancing our product offerings, such as by adding different data sources or additional demographic segments.
* Document processes and best practices for quality.
* Engage in discussions on strategic direction of product from a client perspective.
* Stay informed of new research and developments in the field
* Confidently represent Data Science methods and approaches to internal and external partners and clients.
* Participate in internal and external knowledge exchanges (conferences, workshops, webinars).

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About Nielsen:

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers Watch and Buy. Nielsen’s Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services across all devices where content — video, audio, and text — is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry’s only global view of retail performance measurement.

By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen provides its clients with both world-class measurement as well as analytics that help improve performance. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries that cover more than 90 percent of the world’s population. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com

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:  Oldsmar,Florida 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  Yes, 10% of the Time 

See full details and apply at https://ars2.equest.com/?response_id=48ac22314d4d1cc41e1829862efa4267

SQL Database Administrator at Bealls Inc.

Title: SQL Database Administrator
Company: Bealls Inc.

FUNCTION:

Implement and maintain databases; independently analyze, troubleshoot, problem-solve, recommend, and implement database requirements of application programming and all aspects of operations, including backup and recovery, data loading and purging, data security and access, and data replication; highly experienced in SQL Server database administration, must be able to transition seamlessly between different project lifecycle stages, provide second and third level production support, exemplify a “best practices” approach for data management – architecture, integrity, quality, and governance.

INTERACTION:
•Reports to the Manager of Infrastructure Systems.
•Extensive interaction with various IS Departments and application owners
•Interaction with business users, 3rd-party vendors, and onshore/offshore support resources

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
•Provide primary DBA support for application databases, including space monitoring and managing security, backup/recovery, performance tuning, and database refresh processes
•Serve as a team member on projects to advise on data and database-related issues and represent the enterprise view of the database; collaborate with project lead and others to transform logical data models into physical database designs; build physical databases to support projects; review, test, and evaluate the impact of changes to the database environment
•Provide support to technology & business teams as needed during development, delivery, & design to guarantee robust, strong, scalable solutions
•Manage installation and configuration, systems integrations, job scheduling, and security
•Perform daily system monitoring: verifying the integrity and availability of all server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system/application logs for errors, vulnerabilities, and improvements, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
•Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for database administration tasks; identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
•Provide Tier I/II support per request; perform troubleshooting and diagnostic tracing
•Recover from hardware/software failures; coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies
•Maintain secure, compliant, current environments by applying patches/fix packs on a regular basis; assess/recommend upgrades/feature packs and replacements as needed
•Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures
•Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
•Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required
•Adhere to/contribute to best practice standards, continuous improvement
•Demonstrate leadership abilities and positive attitude
•Balance concurrent assignments
•Participate in 24×7 on-call rotations

QUALIFICATIONS:
•5+ years of experience working as an active member of a database administration team, production DBA
•5+ years of support of MS SQL Server 2008R2/2012/2014/2016 databases (monitor, recover, tune, design, replicate, install, configure) with emphasis on SQL Server 2016.
•Experience in High Availability (Always on, cluster, Replication) technologies.
•Experience with Encryption features in SQL Server.
•Experience with Cloud technologies – Azure by moving data in-house to cloud
•Strong experience in monitoring and tuning MS SQL Server databases for optimum performance and assistance in capacity planning of database servers
•Understanding of data infrastructure design/maintenance, architecture and security issues, and advanced troubleshooting
•Good knowledge of RDBMS concepts, database architecture and SQL/T-SQL.
•Ability to maintain detailed database related documentation.

PREFERRED:
•Experience with Very Large Databases (VLDB)
•Experience maintaining large number of database instances (1000+ databases in store & corporate environments)
•Knowledge of Server/PC operating systems including Windows 2008 R2 and 2012R2; VMWare experience
•Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws (PCI & PII)
•Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server Licensing Models
•Experience with Powershell scripting, specifically for SQL Server administration.
•Knowledge in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) is a plus.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or IT field required
•Certifications: MCP/MCSA/MCSE or any higher

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
•Strong customer-service orientation
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
•Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
•Keen attention to detail
•Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
•Highly self-motivated and directed
•Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment but capable of working independently
•Working knowledge of office software products, such as Microsoft Word and Excel

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
•Employee must be able to perform professional office duties, such as prolonged use of a personal computer, periodic phone usage throughout the day, and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing

See full details and apply at https://beallsinc.taleo.net/careersection/bealls+inc+external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800018M&tz=GMT-04%3A00

Applications Manager HCM/Financial Systems at Bealls Inc.

Title: Applications Manager HCM/Financial Systems
Company: Bealls Inc.

FUNCTION OF THE JOB
To support customers throughout the company by overseeing the design, development and maintenance of software based systems and processes which meet the requirements of their unique business needs. Ensure all applications are in compliance with standards, documented, and properly tested to maintain data integrity.

INTERACTION
• Reports to the Director of Application Development.
• Extensive interaction with the Director of Application Development and other team members.
• Extensive interaction with customers throughout the company, including human resources and payroll divisions, finance divisions, store personnel and other corporate center departments.
• Extensive interaction with business partners and on/off shore contractors.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES (Essential Functions)
• Responsible for efforts to assist customers in analyzing business needs to develop requirements.
• Responsible for development of technical specifications based upon these requirements.
• Responsible for development and modifications of software according to technical specifications. Troubleshoot and maintain existing systems and resolve problems when they arise.
• Responsible for development of test scripts to test software for compliance within technical specifications.
• Responsible for development and fostering of good working relationships with customers.
• Responsible for developing and implementing standards, procedures, and all required controls for IS department and for customers as needed.
• Responsible for developing customer documentation when required and documentation of code within programs.
• Leads/Owns developing and implementing process improvements for IS department and for customers as needed.
• Responsible for developing and managing projects using the project management life cycle.
• Leads/Owns developing and implementing plans for employee supervision and performance, recruits candidates for positions, and acts as a mentor and coach to team members.
• Develops plans, direction and strategies for the IS department in their specific area of focus.
• Develops and implements budgets for the IS department in their specific area of focus.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES
• Supervise development team members through hiring, performance appraisals, pay rate reviews, delegating, promoting, coaching, counseling and terminating as needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Position requires employee to be able to perform professional office duties, such as prolonged use of a personal computer, periodic phone usage throughout the day, and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

QUALIFICATIONS
• High School Diploma or equivalent is required; 4-year college degree is required.
• Twelve or more years of software development experience required. Project management experience is required.
• Experience with HCM and Finance systems is required. Experience with Gartner top magic quadrant application solutions such as Infor, Oracle, Oracle Fusion, SAP, JDA is a plus.
• Working knowledge of office software products, such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Must have excellent organizational skills.
• Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills with fluency in English.
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills are required.

See full details and apply at https://beallsinc.taleo.net/careersection/bealls+inc+external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800019T&tz=GMT-04%3A00

Systems Engineer II at Laser Spine Institute

Title: Systems Engineer II
Company: Laser Spine Institute

The Systems Engineer II role is responsible for the planning and engineering of an organization’s systems infrastructure. Includes the implementation and design of hardware and software. Monitors the performance of systems. Typically requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty and/or 3-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

•Manage infrastructure and line of business systems. Design, maintenance, implementation, monitoring, administration, availability and capacity management of Laser Spine Institute’s systems.
•Coordinates and administers change and configuration management activities related to identification, control and accounting for technology artifacts for systems in accordance with policy.
•Reviews and analyzes engineering change data and coordinates changes with business leaders and stakeholders to ensure compliance with customer requirements and company policy.
•Facilitates Change Control meeting and maintenance of the Forward Schedule of Change (FSC)
•Responsible for overseeing all law, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
•Responsible for the data integrity of Laser Spine Institute’s Systems, including: backup and recovery.
•Procurement, contract, and vendor management
•Uses proven principles of security and network design to ensure solutions that align company policy.
•Evaluates and diagnoses application and software issues.
•Establishes and updates procedures and documentation.
•Tier II support
•Provides on-call support for non- production and production environments.
•Strong commitment on customer service.
•Responsible for on-call coverage of 24 hour technical support
•Manage Servers, Windows Active Directory, DNS, Remote Access, train and resolve problems for end users, User account management, Single Sign-on, and other duties as assigned.
•System management – Deployments, patching, installs, monitoring, backup and recovery.
•Evaluates and monitors server operations. Troubleshoots and resolves server problems. Recommends and implements system modifications, OS, and hardware upgrades.
•Analyzes the results of server monitoring and recommends changes to improve performance (tuning). Proposes, maintains and enforces server policies, practices and security procedures.
•System, Network, Hardware and Software Configuration and Change management.
•Responsible for maintaining and developing production user device environments.
•Investigates vendor vulnerability updates and patches and create/ modify scripting to assure system configuration compatibilities.
•Other duties as required.
•Execute all duties in accordance with our CHOICE values

See full details and apply at https://careers-lsi.icims.com/jobs/5725/systems-engineer-ii/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=719&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240