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Lead/Sr Data Scientist

Location : Columbia MD
Job Type : Permanent Placement
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelors Required Masters or PHD Preferred
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Category : Data Science

Job Description :

The Lead/Sr Data Scientist will play a critical role in supporting our core advertising research, measurement, and reporting needs globally. The candidate will establish best practice methodologies while developing new products and services at one of the largest market research providers in the world. Candidates should have relevant experience in R/Python, statistical modeling, and ideally advertising measurement. 


In this role you will: 

  • Develop scalable solutions to automate production of new and existing services 

  • Develop long-term solutions to improve efficiency for production environments  

  • Develop complex algorithms, statistical models, and analytical approaches for modeling techniques to evaluate large data sets 

  • Establish insights from large datasets, define key metrics to track performance, and develop actionable solutions to tackle business problems 

  • Utilize visualization packages to present complex models and insights in a simple, engaging manner for clients 

  • Work closely with engineering teams to develop and deploy applications 

  • Identify opportunities for new data projects and enhancements 

  • Mentor more junior team members and provide technical advice 


This is an exciting role with a chance to build products from the ground up with a talented team of data scientists and researchers in a fast-growing organization. In addition to skill and experience, we also look for applicants whose share our core values of collaboration, innovation, integrity, and accountability. 



Required Qualifications :

Required experience:  

  • At least five years of experience working in data analysis and/or data mining 

  • Experience using R, Python, and/or SQL 

  • Proven experience manipulating large amounts data.  Knowledge of advertising impression and survey data is a plus 

  • Strong Stats background with proficiency in regression, clustering, and weighting methodologies 

  • AdTech experience is a plus 

  • Bachelor's degree required in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related discipline 

  • Master’s degree or PhD a plus 

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