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Posted 26 Jun 2022
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Data Scientist

Rotterdam

Fulltime

What is the role?

You work in a data science team that is responsible for the heart of Nielsen's cross media planning products. Methodologies that you use include regression and classification models, dimension reduction, time series models, nearest neighbour type of algorithms and (convex) optimization. With the team you develop machine learning pipelines that run automatically and monitor their performance.

You comprehend complex problems quickly, are creative in finding solutions and are a critical thinker. You are part of a team that consists of people with similar quantitative backgrounds, and experts from the concerning work field.

Our data science team collaborates cross functionally with product, data engineering, DevOps and other data science teams to develop joint solutions.

Being part of Nielsen, you will be able to work with media data collected through Nielsen panels and large anonymized census data sets from TV providers and digital measurement. In our small team, you have an opportunity to work alongside more experienced data scientists and explore new methodologies and tools.

What will I do?

  • Explore and analyze data;
  • Develop quantitative models to represent the business issues;
  • Apply machine learning algorithms and other quantitative methodologies;
  • Develop production level code that can run in a production pipeline, with a high quality standard;

Is this for me?

  • Master’s degree in econometrics, data science or a related field;
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field that is heavy on maths such mathematics, econometrics or physics;
  • Two or more years of experience;
  • Team player, like to test ideas with colleagues and you like to participate in peer reviews;
  • Excellent understanding of modeling and machine learning methodologies (e.g. GBDT models);
  • Critical mindset, keen eye for detail;
  • Coding experience, knowledgeable of preferably Python and SQL;
  • Residing in The Netherlands or willing to relocate.

Why do I want to work here?

As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth.

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!

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...


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.

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