Senior Data Scientist

Sep 14, 2023

Chicago, IL, United States

Company Description

Our NielsenIQ teams empower our clients to make bold decisions and transform their businesses in trusted data, solutions, and insights designed to drive innovation and growth. 

The NielsenIQ North America Data Science team is passionate about solving complex client challenges and providing data-driven, actionable, timely, and innovative solutions.  

Job Description

As a Sr. Data Scientist you will support our US Data Science initiative, if you are passionate about learning, multi-sourced data, data quality, statistical measurement, automation, efficiency, and consumer behavior, this is role for you!


  • Lead detailed analysis. 

  • Simultaneously balance multiple projects. 

  • Represent Data Science in interactions with other functions. 

  • Support end to end implementation of solutions. 

  • Ability to evaluate current methodologies quickly. 

  • Document and present findings and recommendations. 

  • Detect, troubleshoot, and resolve system anomalies. 

  • Provide explanation to teams in a format that meets their level of understanding. 

  • Continually develop skill set.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with a quantitative discipline. 

  • 3-5 Years of professional experience in a quantitative field. 

  • Curiosity to learn and continually upgrade skills. 

  • Disposition to understand processes and methodologies. 

  • Quantitative aptitude with proven data analysis and problem solving skills. 

  • Proficiency with Python or R, and SQL. 

  • Experience with working on large amounts of data. 

  • Strong verbal, presentation, and written skills. 

  • Strong planning and organizational skills. 

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.


Additional Information

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™.

NIQ, is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit

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