Data Aggregation & Curation Associate

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Corporate – Engineering /
Full Time /
About Lightcast

Lightcast is the world’s leading authority on job skills, workforce talent, and labor market dynamics, providing expertise that empowers businesses, education providers, and governments to find the skills and talent they need and enables workers to unlock new career opportunities. Lightcast market research, analytical software, and data expertise are used by companies across the globe to better understand their own workforce and identify skilled and diverse talent for future growth. The company also guides colleges and universities in connecting their programs to the needs of the local labor market and advises government entities in creating more effective programs for economic prosperity.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, and Moscow, Idaho. Lightcast is active in more than 30 countries and has offices in the United Kingdom, Italy, New Zealand, and India.

About The Role

Our Data Aggregation & Curation Associate will work to ensure operational excellence for Lightcast, directly supporting our Engineering team. This role is regarded as the most important because it focuses on collecting, organizing, and maintaining data across the job portals using company-provided tools and sharing it in a structured format. Thereon, the Engineering team will ultimately bring the data together from thousands of job boards, company websites, online resumes, employee profiles, and traditional government sources into one place, and optimize the data for businesses to have access to the most robust and comprehensive, up-to-date picture of the labor market available accurately. A successful Data Aggregation & Curation Associate will be responsible for maintaining accurate, up-to-date, and useable information in our systems.

Job Responsibilities

•  Quick analysis of web data and its structure to build new scrapers
•  Troubleshoot existing web scraper to aggregate data from websites and APIs
•  Demonstrate case studies
•  Meet turnaround time,  not to breach SLAs set up by internal/external customers
•  Ensure quality of annotated data
•  Follow the Agile methodology.
•  Report in JIRA and Confluence and wherever necessary on a daily basis
•  Follow Individual and Team Goals to abide by Key Performance Indicators

Experience and Education

•  Entry level Graduates with basic computer knowledge.
•  Knowledge of scripting
•  Attention to details and good interpersonal skills
•  Should be able to work in a team across shifts.
•  Good understanding with Excel is a plus
•  Must be able to quickly understand and self-learn in an ever-changing environment.

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About Lightcast:
Lightcast is a global leader in labor market insights with headquarters in Moscow (ID)  and offices in the United Kingdom, Europe, and India.  We work with partners across six continents to help drive economic prosperity and mobility by providing the insights needed to build and develop our people, our institutions and companies, and our communities.
Lightcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. Lightcast has always been, and always will be, committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We seek dynamic professionals from all backgrounds to join our teams, and we encourage our employees to bring their authentic, original, and best selves to work.