Data Scout

Location: Budapest, Hungary

As a Data Scout you will support one or more of our Prediction Products with exploring and evaluating new public and commercial data sources to enable us to continuously improve our predictions. This is a key new role to support us in enhancing our Prediction Products. In this role, you will primarily be using your knowledge of data, investigative skills, and relevant data management tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for researching new public and third-party commercial data sources
  • Responsible for managing Data Brokers
  • Responsible for managing Data Vendors
  • Responsible for establishing and continuously improving data sourcing pipeline
  • Responsible for analyzing potential data sources and vendors
  • Responsible for building and maintaining our Data Catalog for a detailed overview for our Data Scientists and Product Delivery Principals about available datasets
  • Responsible for driving data ingestion with the Data Engineering and Data Analyst teams

Skill Requirements: 

  • 2+ years of experience in data analytics related functions
  • Experience in data wrangling using Excel/SQL/Python. Python is our shared language, so experience with Python is a big plus
  • Experience working with Data Scientists and Data Analysts
  • Hands on experience working with notebooks (e.g. jupyter, zeppelin) is a big plus
  • Some experience with BI tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, Spotfire) is a plus
  • Knowledge of basic concepts and approaches in Machine Learning
  • Experience in any of the following industries is an advantage: Retail, FMCG, Healthcare, Financial Services
  • Confident communicator, comfortable leading discussions with technical and business team members
  • Intellectually curious and enjoys creative problem-solving
  • Ability to thrive in a flexible, non-hierarchical and collaborative environment
  • Comfort with ambiguity associated with fast-paced project work
  • Alignment with WQP’s culture and values which fosters collaboration, innovation, creative thinking and leadership

Individuals seeking employment at WQP are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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