Senior Data Scientist - Audience Measurement

Full time

Employment Information

Role overview

Are you curious about how we consume technology, content and entertainment? The Audience Measurement team at Ipsos use deep understanding of people to make sense of audiences and how they consume technology, content and entertainment. We use these to influence media strategy, helping clients to answer crucial questions, such as how to target audiences, maximise attention across platforms, enhance audience experience, and demonstrate or increase audience value.

We are recruiting for a Senior Data Scientist who is passionate about solving problems. This is not your average data scientist role, this role is about giving you the autonomy to solve problems which directly impact our daily lives whether it is our television viewing habits, radio listening habits to other forms of media consumption. Creative, innovative, passion, flexibility, adaptability, tenacity and agile, these are just some of the words that describe the culture of our team. This is an opportunity for you to make an impact whilst also having a realistic chance to learn and develop your skills further.

What will I be doing?

This role is a central Operation role in the day-to-day work of our specialised audience measurement data team. Working in this role, you will be:

  • Creating Release Spec documentation and reports
  • Overseeing timely release processing to ensure all input files are available, all lookups are updated accordingly, and blockers are identified and rectified.
  • Coordination of the standardising and automation of release processes
  • Supporting the map digitisation process of points of interest across the market
  • Overseeing the execution of the code to determine compliance of data for ingestion into modelling algorithms
  • Engaging with stakeholders across the business and Managing good professional relationships with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Responsibility for the documentation system used internally and by the client
  • Assuring quality control and quality assurance of team data production capabilities

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Expertise in Python
  • Google cloud associate level
  • Background in data, IT, computing or, otherwise, a related mathematical background
  • Interest, enthusiasm and experience in working with large data sets from a range of data sources
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Confidence, integrity and perseverance in undertaking challenging and complex projects and the capability to inspire these qualities in others
  • Willingness to share knowledge and keenness to learn
  • Time management skills, Project management a plus
  • Strong team player with ability and willingness to work independently
  • Good communicator to a range of stakeholders with a friendly manner
  • Interest in AI and machine learning desirable
  • SPSS experience desirable

What is in it for me?

Ipsos UK offer an attractive basic salary and a rewards package including 25 days annual leave, a pension scheme and a great range of flexible benefits to suit your personal needs. For roles at Research Manager level and above we also offer private healthcare.

In addition to this we have a fantastic Learning & Development offer delivered through a mix of face to face, online or on-demand; you can read more by clicking here.

We realise you may have commitments outside of work and will consider flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application.

Ipsos is committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We also recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients.


Ipsos is one of the world’s largest research companies and currently the only one primarily managed by researchers, ranking as a #1 full-service research organization for four consecutive years. With over 75 different data-driven solutions, and presence in 90 markets, Ipsos brings together research, implementation, methodological, and subject-matter experts from around the world, combining thematic and technical experts to deliver top-quality research and insights. Simply speaking, we help the biggest companies solve some of their biggest problems, serving more than 5000 clients across the globe by providing research, data, and insights on their target markets. And we’re proud to share we’ve received our Great Place to Work Certification in 2022 & 2023!


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