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Quantitative Research Methodologist

Atlanta, GA

Minimum Salary: $155,000.00
Maximum Salary: $164,000.00

ZS is a place where passion changes lives. As a management consulting and technology firm focused on transforming global healthcare and beyond, our most valuable asset is our people. Here you'll work side-by-side with a powerful collective of thinkers and experts shaping life changing solutions for patients, caregivers and consumers, worldwide. ZSers drive impact by bringing a client first mentality to each and every engagement. We partner collaboratively with our clients to develop products that create value and deliver company results across critical areas of their business including portfolio strategy, customer insights, research and development, operational and technology transformation, marketing strategy and many more. Bring your curiosity for learning; bold ideas; courage and passion to drive life changing, impact to ZS.

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Our most valuable asset is our people.
At ZS we honor the visible and invisible elements of our identities, personal experiences and belief systems-the ones that comprise us as individuals, shape who we are and
make us unique. We believe your personal interests, identities, and desire to learn are part of your success here. Learn more about our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and the networks ZS supports to assist our ZSers in cultivating community spaces, obtaining the resources they need to thrive, and sharing the messages they are passionate about.

ZS's Business Consulting group partners with clients to design and deliver solutions to help them tackle a broad range of business challenges. Our teams work on multiple projects simultaneously, leveraging advanced data analytics and problem-solving techniques. Our recommendations and solutions are based on rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership.


The Quantitative Market Research Methodologist works with ZS client teams to execute the design and delivery of challenging and complex quantitative market research projects. As part of ZS' Quantitative Market Research Expertise Center delivery team, the Methodologist is expected to stay current on the latest quantitative research methodologies and their relevant applications, and share them with internal client teams.


  • Actively engage with multiple project teams simultaneously on study design to identify/develop the best methodologies and techniques to address clients' research objectives;
  • Support client team delivery of complex quantitative projects:
  • Develop study design, including sample plan, questionnaire, etc.
  • Develop multi-attribute experimental design and execution of advanced analysis plan
  • Perform appropriate statistical modeling methodologies to meet study objectives
  • Drive interpretation and presentation of research results in a visual and impactful client-friendly fashion;
  • Provide mentorship and support to junior team members in the Quantitative MR Expertise Center;
  • Collaborate regularly with Quantitative MR Expertise Center members and the broader ZS community to ensure that new research, analysis and measurement techniques inform ZS' market research work;
  • Develop and disseminate frameworks and point-of-view documents on key MR issue areas such as, but not limited to: sample size determination, segmentation analyses, conjoint analyses, demand estimation and derived importance measurement.


  • MS or PhD in a quantitative field such as statistics, mathematics, econometrics, economics, operations research, decision analysis, or management science;
  • Broad quantitative research expertise, with a minimum of 4 years market research experience; experience in pharmaceutical industry highly desirable;
  • Demonstrated skills in a market research environment with an advanced knowledge of quantitative market research techniques and industry practices;
  • Experience in advanced quantitative methodologies and statistical skills (e.g., regression analyses, factor analysis, cluster analysis, conjoint / choice modeling, latent class segmentation);
  • Ability to perform complex analytics and present results in a clear, understandable approach, written and verbal, to both internal and external clients;
  • Interest in keeping pace with methodological advances in the field;
  • Can work collaboratively in a team setting and motivate others.

In addition, we seek individuals with the following skills:

  • Self-motivation and personal initiative
  • Analytic problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Organization & planning skills
  • Strong work ethic
Perks & Benefits:
ZS offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health and well-being, financial planning, annual leave, personal growth and professional development. Our robust skills development programs, multiple career progression options and internal mobility paths and collaborative culture empowers you to thrive as an individual and global team member.

We are committed to giving our employees a flexible and connected way of working. A flexible and connected ZS allows us to combine work from home and on-site presence at clients/ZS offices for the majority of our week. The magic of ZS culture and innovation thrives in both planned and spontaneous face-to-face connections.

Considering applying?
At ZS, we're building a diverse and inclusive company where people bring their passions to inspire life-changing impact in global healthcare and beyond. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and recognize the value that candidates with all backgrounds, including non-traditional ones, bring. If you are interested in joining us, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet 100% of the requirements listed above.

ZS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities without regard to any class protected by applicable law.

To Complete Your Application:
Candidates must possess or be able to obtain work authorization for their intended country of employment.

ZS is committed to providing and maintaining a safe workplace. Must have received full COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination will be required upon acceptance of offer of employment. Exemption process available on a limited basis.


Find Out More At:

Client-provided location(s): Atlanta, GA, USA; Boston, MA, USA; Philadelphia, PA, USA; New York, NY, USA; Chicago, IL, USA; Princeton, NJ, USA; Evanston, IL, USA
Job ID: ZS-20282
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)