[R-jobs] Statistical Programmer

Delia Bailey de||@@b@||ey @end|ng |rom yougov@com
Tue Feb 22 20:30:41 CET 2011


We are seeking one or more programmers for our Analytics Group, based in
Palo Alto. We are looking for people who combine strong programming skills
with experience performing statistical analyses on large datasets. Work in
a fast-paced and intellectually stimulating environment where technically
sophisticated solutions to marketing, financial, and political problems
are developed.

You will be involved in large scale statistical analysis projects.
Responsibilities will include the design, development, implementation, and
maintenance of software for statistical analysis, including statistical
graphics and Web-based delivery. These require creativity and ingenuity to

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

   -- Minimum of 5 years programming experience in Python and other
languages, and you're always eager to try new ones. Good design and
engineering skills.

   -- B.S. in computer science, statistics, or other relevant scientific
area. We care more about your programming skills than your schooling.

        -- Experience with statistical applications (especially R).

        -- Knowledge of modern statistical computing, especially MCMC.

        -- Expert with Linux/Unix systems and XHTML/CSS/Javascript/Django

        -- Database expertise, programming with SQL, Hadoop

        -- Experience with source code control tools such as Mercurial and

YouGov Polimetrix is the North American unit of YouGov PLC, with
operations in the US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Dubai, and Saudi
Arabia. We have U.S. offices in Palo Alto, CA, New York, NY, Waterbury,
CT, Lawrenceville, NJ, and Washington, DC.

Compensation: depends on experience and qualifications

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.
Contact with any questions: delia.bailey using yougov.com or
doug.rivers using yougov.com

Delia Bailey
Director of Analytics

285 Hamilton Avenue Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94301

T: 650-462-8010 | F: 650-462-8422
delia.bailey using yougov.com

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