Manager of Research Innovation
Rentrak - New York, NY

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Come join us! Rentrak is a media measurement company providing multiscreen reporting and analytics with cutting-edge technology to serving clients in the entertainment, media, retail, and advertising industries.
Rentrak's research team helps design the intelligent engines that power the company's advanced Movies & TV Everywhere measurement systems. Through our research, Rentrak is able to build projections that make the massive amount of raw data we take in from screens across the world meaningful and useful for our clients. We are currently seeking a Research Analyst to add to our growing company of talented team members.
This position is part of the Research team that provides internal services to the various cross-functional departments, including Software Development, Marketing, and New Business Development. The main focus will be on non-traditional TV products including VOD, digital downloading, streaming video and mobile video. In this role, the Research Analyst will work closely with other members of the research team, and Software Development department to derive insights from the customer and transactional data, and will develop hypotheses, strategies, visualizations, reports, and recommendations for various research purposes, as well as work on developing new metrics, projections, and other audience measurements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned: Develop statistical tools to facilitate and improve data regression, manipulation, and analysis. Test and measure the effectiveness of new statistical approaches and process improvements. Develop, modify, and improve projections and other modeling of data Interpret results, present findings and recommend alternative solutions to software and business decision makers. Consult and communicate statistical modeling results into measures of business impact. Analyze and confirm the integrity of source data. Perform quantitative analysis to discover business alternatives. Prepare initial documentation of projection model algorithms. Produce general reports on analyses, projection model algorithms, and model findings.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, or related field Minimum of 6 years of experience in applying this education in the field of syndicated research, TV or internet preferred. Highly competent in quantitative and qualitative analysis, regression, data manipulation, and critical thinking. Intrinsic ability to look at data and identify patterns, problems, or analysis opportunities. Knowledge of data mining and software applications. Ability to distill large amounts of information into key findings. Experience presenting research findings in written and verbal presentations with a variety of audiences including software developers, clients, management, and sales staff. Minimum of 5 years substantial experience with Excel, including pivot tables, formulae, and graphing. Must have a working knowledge of SAS.

We offer a friendly team oriented workplace and our benefits are among the best in the business including matching 401K program, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, an extremely generous vacation package and more.
Rentrak Corporation proudly supports Affirmative Action. Rentrak Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.
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