Job Description

Senior Statistical Data Analyst - 41496

Data Science - Australia Lane Cove, New South Wales 

The role of Senior Statistical Data Analyst supports the drive for service development and enhancement through research projects. Dealing predominantly with sample-based data sets, Senior Statistical Data Analyst would be expected to be highly proficient in the interpretation of sample-based data. Furthermore, access to big data sets in the form to census measurement is also an integral part of the role. How these data sets can be integrated to complement each other is a key feature of the role of the Senior Statistical Data Analyst.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to provide support to the Design & Analytics as well as the Special Projects teams in relation to project scoping, data collection and analysis of ad-hoc surveys & projects relating to the TAM service, adding value and insights.

Main Responsibilities

  • Investigate data imputation techniques to maximise data usage and complement survey analytics;
  • Investigate and research data integration techniques (e.g. data fusion) to facilitate cross-database insights and understanding;
  • Investigate influences and drivers of viewing behaviour in respect to household or individual attributes to review panel and weighting controls;
  • Conduct of statistical modelling of panel data over a wide range of topics, including determinants of viewing, variance estimation, reach & frequency and influences on viewing levels;
  • Ensure existing documentation is well-maintained and current.

You will bring the following to the role:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • In progress or completed Completed tertiary level Statistics, Operations Research or related fields
  • 1-2 years demonstrated past work experience in related fields within a corporate environment
  • Sound working knowledge of analytical software (preferably SAS, R or, Python) or programming skills like SQL will be highly considered
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, dealing with multiple projects simultaneously
  • An ability to learn quickly
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated keen levels of self-motivation and levels of data curiosity



We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s 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. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen:

Job Type: Regular

Primary Location: Lane Cove,New South Wales

Travel: No

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