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International Taxonomy Analyst - Switzerland (German-Speaking)

Company: Indeed
Location: Hammond
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:


Austin 59,000 - 85,000 USD per year


The International Taxonomy Analyst - Switzerland is responsible for developing taxonomies and ontologies in pursuit of significantly improving the job search experience for millions of Indeed job seekers and employers.


As an ideal candidate, you have a comprehensive knowledge of the market in Switzerland and fluency in the German language. You've been described as driven, curious, enthusiastic, analytical, and detail-oriented. You balance strong linguistic and data analysis 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. -



- Utilize industry best practices to develop, test, and maintain structured data that supports and improves product integrations powered by Taxonomy and Ontology metadata
- Collaborate with Taxonomy peers and project managers to build, support, and maintain taxonomies for cutting edge machine learning classification systems
- Inform taxonomy development through retrieving and analyzing a broad range of complex end-user and content management system data in support of product and stakeholder initiatives
- Act as a subject matter expert in the semantics of jobs, job seekers, and employers to inform and make use of structured data that powers a wide variety of Indeed product experiences
- Classify, analyze, and extract relevant content in alignment with Indeed's broader taxonomy or ontology infrastructures using both manual and machine learning methodologies -
- Create and maintain mappings between Taxonomy metadata and external data to fulfill business needs and support data reuse
- Support the development of internal tools and structured data integrations in collaboration with product managers, developers, UX researchers and designers, or UI developers



- Bachelor's or Master's in Library & Information Science, Linguistics, or related discipline; educational requirements may be substituted with relevant years of work experiences
- Experience working with structured data, information management, or related field in an academic or business environment
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German.
- Substantial experience working and/or living in Switzerland.
- Experience communicating with multiple internal and external audiences and stakeholders
- Strong researching, problem solving, and conceptual thinking abilities
- Familiarity with information systems and structured querying, and the ability to learn new systems, tools, and technologies deftly as needed
- Experience balancing quick, data-driven, decision-making with attention to quality and accuracy
- Experience working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
- Familiarity with machine learning or natural language processing concepts
- Excellent time management skills and demonstrated success managing multiple priorities
- Proficiency with Google G Suite (Gmail, Sheets, Docs, Hangouts, etc.)



- 1+ years experience developing, implementing, or maintaining controlled vocabularies (thesauri, taxonomies, ontologies), or in an academic or business environment
- Understanding of linked data principles and applications
- Experience with structured data standards such as SKOS, RDF, or OWL
- Knowledge of SQL, SPARQL, or similar query language
- Working knowledge of natural language processing or machine learning methods
- Proficiency with project management software (Jira, Trello, etc.)


We are builders, we are integrators. We create and optimize solutions for a rapidly growing business on a global scale. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity.


As the world's number 1 job site*, our mission is to help all 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.


(*comScore Total Visits, September 2021)


The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on 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, Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.


Indeed is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.


Indeed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please contact Talent Attraction Help at 1-855-567-7767, or by email at TAhelp@indeed.com at least one week in advance of your interview.



We value diverse experiences, including those who have had prior contact with the criminal legal system. We are committed to providing individuals with criminal records, including formerly incarcerated individuals, a fair chance at employment.


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Learn about our global employee perks, programs and benefits - -https://benefits.indeed.jobs/ - -


Where legally permitted, Indeed requires all individuals attending or working out of Indeed offices or visiting Indeed clients to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For positions that can only be performed at an Indeed office, candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination by the date of hire as a condition of employment. For positions that require some in-office work or in-person client meetings, exceptions to these in-office or in-person job requirements may be made at the discretion of the business through June 2022, at which point full vaccination will be required. Indeed will consider requests for reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law. To qualify as being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 there should have been a two week period after receiving the second dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, or a two week period after receiving a single-dose (or any government recommended booster shot) in a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.

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