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International Taxonomy Analyst - Canada (French Speaker)

Remote - Canada


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Montreal 59,000 - 73,000 CAD per year

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The International Taxonomy Analyst - Canada is responsible for developing controlled vocabularies and applying metadata in order to significantly improve the job search experience for millions of Indeed users.
You will have a comprehensive knowledge of the Canadian job market and fluency in French occupational language. You’ve been described as driven, curious, flexible, analytical, and detail-oriented. You take pride in your organizational skills and have a passion for performing research and synthesizing your findings. 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.
  • Collaborate with Job Seeker team members to develop and test controlled vocabularies with the aim of improving Indeed search results
  • Conduct a range of analyses (competitive/comparative, Google Analytics, internal data sources, user research) to inform taxonomy development process
  • Evaluate categorized content to identify gaps in coverage, misclassified content, redundant and/or ineffective categorization rules
  • Perform complex boolean queries to efficiently identify similar content and apply auto-categorization rules according to Indeed’s taxonomy structure and category definitions
  • Create and maintain mappings and crosswalks to fulfill business needs and facilitate data reuse Suggest ways to improve and scale our products and internal tools

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English
  • Substantial experience working and/or living in Canada
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities
  • Desire 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 boolean search skills Experience analyzing large datasets
  • Knowledge of SQL or SPARQL

Who We Are

We are the people behind the scenes of Indeed's search results. We ensure that our results are optimally ranked for our job seekers and tirelessly patrol Indeed for fake jobs and scams. Beyond search, we invest heavily in ensuring that Indeed has the best data analysis tools available to optimize our recruiting products and run accurate tests.

Our Mission

As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.

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Work in Montreal

Montreal has a history of international hospitality without losing its French Canadian flavour and ingenuity. Our Sales and Client Success teams are focused on making meaningful connections between employers and job seekers around the world, ensuring a WOW experience worthy of Canadian hospitality. Do you have a helpful spirit and hunger for success? Join our mission to continuously improve the way people find jobs, from Canada.

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