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Web Data Analyst

  • Location: Getzville, New York, 14068
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Terrific 10+ month contract opening in Getzville, NY for a Web Data Analyst specializing in web scraping.  Will work with the global team and perform data extraction from major websites, public datasets, and subscription services to help identify trends and spot investment opportunities. Will be responsible for all aspects of the data collection, working with Senior Analysts based in different regions on requirements, building out the Web Scraping jobs using Kapow, collecting data and providing the post data aggregation results to the stake holders.  Must be local - will work remotely until offices reopen.

Responsibilities include:
•    Act as a resource to Analyst teams in developing new proprietary datasets
•    Interface with global team of Data Analysts to provide high level of service
•    Act as curator of new datasets, documenting and performing quality checks
•    Support of jobs that are built out to create new data sets

•    Bachelor’s degree in any stream (such as IT, Sciences, Commerce, Arts)
•    3-5 years of experience using relevant software programs, programming tools, etc.
•    Skills with 3rd party web scraping tools like Mozenda, Kapow
•    Regular Expressions and basic knowledge of HTML
•    Basic Database knowledge 
•    Prefer exposure to a variety of software programs, analytical, statistical or programing tools
•    MS Office suite, including advanced Excel proficiency
•    Highly analytical with a passion for financial markets
•    Ability to learn new subject matter quickly
•    Strong communication skills
•    Exceptional attention to detail