Statistical Research Analyst
Rentrak - Portland, OR

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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 Statistical Research Analyst to add to our growing company of talented team members.

In this critical position, the Research Analyst will work closely with other members of the research team, and Software Development department to derive insights from customer and transactional data, and participate in the design, implementation, and support of data solutions.

If you're sharp, hardworking, and enjoy a cooperative work environment, we're offering a place where you can work alongside talented peers working on interesting, dynamic and fun projects. We're a small enough company that you can make a big difference here, but we're big enough to reach a national audience.

Essential duties include:
    Validate, analyze, and conduct statistical analysis on data using analytical software (Excel and SAS). Analyze and define efficient, workable solutions that support client business processes and functional requirements for research projects. Extract qualitative findings from large data sets. Write reports that include effective graphs, tables, summaries, and narratives. Support development team throughout project lifecycle; research data issues and content, and assists with problem resolution. Develop and execute test cases to ensure data requirements have been met. Research and resolve client-reported issues.
Qualifications and Required Skills:
    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. Excellent knowledge of data mining and software applications. Ability to distill large amounts of information into key findings. The ability to clearly articulate research in written and verbal presentations with software developers, clients, management, and sales staff. Substantial experience with Excel, including pivot tables, formulae, vlookups, and graphing. Experience with macros using VBA is also desirable. Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently to meet deadlines. Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills. Self-motivated, takes initiative, loves to learn, and continuously seeks new knowledge. Strong documentation skills from both a business and technology perspective. Effective troubleshooting and investigation skills to identify root cause of problems. Proven ability to manage and perform multiple tasks under conditions of fluctuating workloads, competing requirements, and changing deadlines; working independently and completing assignments with minimal direction. Self-starter who is self-motivated, efficient, responsible, and dependable. Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Decision Sciences, Economics, Physics, Mathematics, or similar field required.

    Analytical software experience preferred (SAS programming or similar). Minimum 2 years of experience in managing the delivery of research / statistical analysis projects. Experience in the television/media research industry. Experience with survey design and execution. Masters or advanced graduate degree.

Rentrak headquarters are located in beautiful Portland, Oregon, near scenic mountains, beaches, and rivers. Our office has convenient access to public transportation and the freeway.

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. Rentrak uses eVerify.

*No recruiters or agencies please.

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