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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are the people behind the scenes of Indeed's search results. We ensure that our results are ranked as best as they can be for our job seekers and that they're not being duped by scams or fraud. Beyond search, we invest heavily in ensuring that Indeed has the best data analysis tools available to optimize our recruiting products and run accurate A/B tests. Simply put, we help people get the right jobs.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentives, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Remote AMERICAS Area Base Salary Range: 50,000 - 64,000 USD per year

Your job.

The International Taxonomy Analyst- Australia is responsible for developing taxonomies and ontologies and applying metadata in order to define the common Indeed language for job seekers and jobs and significantly improve the job search experience for millions of Indeed users. As an ideal candidate, you have a comprehensive knowledge of the market in Australia and have been described as driven, curious, enthusiastic, analytical, and detail-oriented. You balance strong organizational skills with flexibility, understanding and embracing the ambiguity that comes with working with rapidly developing processes and tools. You naturally find problems and delight in identifying their solutions. Most importantly, you believe in user-centered design and are excited to help people get jobs. Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Taxonomy team members to develop and test taxonomies and ontologies with the aim of improving Indeed search results
  • Conduct a range of analyses (competitive/comparative, internal data sources, user research) to inform taxonomy development process
  • Develop subject matter expertise in the semantics of jobs and job seekers to inform and advocate for structured data that will power Indeed product experiences
  • Create complex boolean queries to efficiently classify and extract relevant content according to Indeed’s taxonomy structure and category definitions
  • Evaluate classified content to identify gaps in coverage, misclassified content, redundant and/or ineffective categorization rules
  • Create and maintain mappings and crosswalks to fulfill business needs and facilitate data reuse
  • Submit feature requests for internal tools, describing use cases with an eye toward efficiency

About you.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Substantial experience working and/or living in Australia.
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable in technical environments and happy to learn new systems as needed
  • Strong background in research and analysis, including the ability to evaluate source authority
  • Ability to context switch between systems-level thinking and attention to minute details
  • Honed time management skills and demonstrated success in handling multiple, sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Ability to balance quick decision-making with attention to quality and accuracy
  • Familiarity with information recall concepts
  • Proficiency with Google G Suite (Gmail, Sheets, Docs, Hangouts, etc.)
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience developing, implementing, and/or maintaining controlled vocabularies (thesauri, taxonomies, ontologies) in a business environment
  • Strong data retrieval and structured query search skills and experience classifying and refining results
  • Experience analyzing large datasets
  • Knowledge of SQL or SPARQL

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