Statistical Programmer

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 deliver. These require creativity and ingenuity to solve.

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 Git and Subversion

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@yougov.com or doug@yougov.com

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