Sr. Principal Data Scientist - 46221
Data Science - USA Needham, Massachusetts
Senior Principal Data Scientist Inferential and Bayesian Modeling
If you are an enthusiastic individual who likes to work on a range of cutting-edge problems in a field that brings together human cognition, consumer behavior, statistical modeling, machine learning and software development, Nielsen BASES is looking for a Data Scientist to join our team in Needham, MA.
Here at Nielsen, you will be leading the research, design and development of advanced Bayesian algorithms to model customer decision process at the individual level, and the use of these models to make inferences about product performance in the market.
Specific responsibilities include:
In addition to the above requirements, the following would be desirable:
The Nielsen Innovation Practice / BASES is a forward-thinking, rapidly growing, market research division of the Nielsen Company. This means we maintain an unbeatable client list, create best-in-class solutions and have access to incredible resourceswithout sacrificing the benefits of a smaller, leaner, close-knit company. We celebrate curiosity and creativity, and encourage openness and collaboration.
Were highly driven, team-oriented and psyched to use cutting-edge technologies to change how the worlds leading consumer companies innovate.
Through a blend of innovative market research technologies (such as evolutionary algorithms and predictive analytics) 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.
Our clients are innovators in the consumer packaged goods, financial services and pharmaceutical industries. They include Global Fortune 500 companies such as Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, J&J, Nestle and Walmart.
We offer several perks too: competitive salaries, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, professional development, and opportunities to volunteer and give back to the community.
Because we think the little things matter too, we offer endless coffee, weekly fresh fruit deliveries, ping-pong, team outings and a casual work environment.
Were in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, were measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of whats happening now and whats coming next for our clients. Todays data is tomorrows marketplace revelation.
We like to be in the middle of the action. Thats why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. Were bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See whats next with us at Nielsen: careers.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 : Needham , Massachusetts
Secondary Locations: , , ,
Travel: Yes, 10% of the Time
Nearest Major Market: Boston
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