Data Analyst Intern

comScore - Reston, VA3.5

Internship
Job Description
Job Title: Data Analyst Intern

Location: Reston, VA

What does an Analytics Intern at Comscore do?

Data Analyst interns are responsible for extracting, transforming and analyzing worldwide digital analytics data in order to deliver strategic solutions to Comscore’s Fortune 500 client base. Each month we collect approximately 2 trillion records across the digital landscape. You’ll play a critical role in identifying patterns and trends within our data assets, which our clients use to understand their audiences and know if their advertising is working. You will work alongside analysts and managers to analyze big data, diagnose potential issues, design process improvements, and collaborate across different functional teams. You’ll have a unique ability to combine your technical, quantitative and analytical skills that will elevate your career at Comscore.

What is your day-to-day involvement?

Use SQL, advanced Excel functions (think lots of pivot tables!), and distributed computing technologies, to extract, transform and analyze online consumer behavior data from comScore’s corporate data warehouse.
Interpret data and communicate key findings and recommendations to address business issues.
Provide sales support including feasibility reviews, sample analyses and deliverables, and client data validations.
Implement efficient and repeatable process for producing ad-hoc analyses, and contribute towards initiatives that improve the quality of our custom and syndicated products.
Which core skills will prepare you for success?

A major with strong quantitative focus such as Engineering (Systems, Computer), Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Info Technology, or Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology).
Classroom or professional experience that is analytical in nature, such as experience with syndicated data, or custom research. Experience in Internet marketing or in analyzing customer interactions on the web is a plus.
Classroom or real world work experience with SQL (queries and any advanced functions, such as joins etc. are a bonus) and / or other relational databases, plus proven proficiency with numbers/statistics.
Excellent communication skills, including both written and verbal.
Experience in data analysis and problem solving with large amounts of data is highly preferred.
Pro-active, independent thinker with high energy and positive attitude.
Ability to interact effectively with peers in a team-oriented operating structure.
Experience with statistical software (ideally, R) or scientific computation software a plus
Exposure/experience with Hadoop or MapReduce a plus
Python experience another plus

About Comscore

At Comscore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.

Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit Comscore.com.

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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