The Nielsen Company Analyst/Sr. Analyst - Scarborough Data Production in Coral Springs, Florida

Nielsen Scarborough, the nation's premier source for local consumer insights, is looking for a skilled individual to join as a Sr. Analyst who will support the Nielsen Scarborough Data Production team in our New York office and report to the Managers, Data Production. This position involves heavy day-to-day production support and the ideal candidate will thrive on working in a fast-paced production environment, teaming with other production professionals. It requires strong numerical and logistical skills; strong working knowledge of Excel in particular working with macros; strong analytical skills are a must.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for integrity of Nielsen Scarborough’s product booklet data using clean specs

Perform strict quality control procedures related to the development of databases ensuring accuracy both numerically and visually

Read/write/update pseudo-code and understand and write simple Boolean statements as well as SQL select queries

Perform logistical summations on survey questions and their responses in relation to similar questions to determine proper alignment of data

Update tables with logistical statements to connect data

Troubleshoot all potential issues/problems encountered during the production cycle

Ensure that production deadlines are met, working closely within a team and other departments

Responsible for creation and support of final product for client delivery

Team with other Scarborough personnel in Coral Springs, FL; Dallas, TX; and New York, NY on new development projects and assisting on existing projects as necessary

Create internal documentation for new processes and maintain documentation on existing processes

Work with testing personnel to conduct system tests as needed, keeping records of all tests performed including dates, description of test(s), and sample data sets used in testing

Team with other data production professionals to manage our data production system of database tables, programs, and queries

Participate in new software and hardware planning/implementation Secondary Responsibilities:

Coordinate with the Media Analytics and App/Dev on various custom related projects

Other duties as assigned by manager

Bachelors Degree and/or 2 years related experience

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and working with macros

Excellent computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Word

Some basic programming knowledge helpful. (This is NOT a programming position.)

Knowledge of FoxPro a plus

Detail oriented with strong numerical and logistic abilities

Superior organizational, written and oral communication skills

Ability to prioritize workload from multiple departments

Ability to interact well within a team and to work independently

We believe a company is only as good as its people. Our goal is to create a diverse workplace where each team member is valued and respected. We offer a comprehensive employment package, including competitive compensation, excellent health care options, and 401K matching.