Data Specialist

We are seeking a talented data specialist to be responsible for data extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of sources.

Who we are

Legentic offers unique products in the fintech market. Our products aim to help financial services companies combat fraud and retrieve stolen items for their customers. We supply our customers with unique (historic) data in various ways and through various interfaces and we are hiring!

The position

We are seeking a talented data specialist to be responsible for data extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of sources.

To be successful as a data specialist, you should have an eye for detail, expert knowledge of data extraction methods, and a meticulous approach to information verification. You’ll work methodically to ensure the accurate transfer of information to a secure digital medium.

A day in the life of

As a Data Specialist, you will be responsible for setting up and maintaining crawlers. You’ll research which sources are most valuable to our customers and improve their accuracy.

Each one picks the problem they want to resolve, so there's no micromanagement. You're going to be autonomous and responsible, but we help each other and we encourage each other. We like to brainstorm and share knowledge, so you'll have the chance to present your ideas and innovate, but you'll get the needed help, it's all about teamwork.

We work in a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity and helps us fight and uncover fraud. You will collaborate across many other departments in our organization including marketers, executives, and salespeople. You will also likely collaborate closely with those who work in Data Science and Development.

The key values in our culture are collaboration, courage, and care. The team is multicultural and inclusive, open to finding solutions, and passionate about Data Science and/or Technology.

Responsibilities

  • Configure data extraction crawlers (JSON), test, validate and deliver.

  • Perform data reconciliations to identify and correct data anomalies (monitor data flow with DataDog and investigate stored data with API search methods).

  • Regular data maintenance check-ups to ensure data integrity and quality.

  • Escalate data issues needing process re-engineering.

Requirements

Must-haves:

  • Basic understanding of how the web works to be able to extract the data (i.e., HTML, CSS, JSON syntax, xPath, .http protocol, developer tools) and knowing how Single-Page Application works.

  • Basic understanding of programming languages (JAVA or Python) used in systems for collecting, storing, and processing data.

  • Basic understanding of Linux commands to be able to work with log files or inspect if source is accessible and data is retrieved, some examples: cat, curl, wget, etc.

  • Ability to work with integrated development environments (preferably IntelliJ Idea) - learn to use debugging tools.

It would be great if you could tick off these boxes as well:

  • BSc in Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Engineering or similar discipline.

  • Interested in gaining more knowledge: Ruby on Rails, JAVA, Javascript, or Python.

  • Ability to work with SQL-based databases.

  • Ability to work with text search engines systems (e.g., Lucene or Solr).

  • Understanding of version control systems (e.g., GIT).

What we offer

As our Data Specialist, you will have an interesting and challenging job. You will have a great opportunity to learn new skills and grow as an IT specialist, in a young, collaborative company culture. You will have colleagues all across Europe and you’ll learn what it means to work in a global business. We also offer Talent Development and career growth opportunities.

Location and mobility

Our techies are located in Helsinki, Finland; Oslo, Norway, and Cluj, Romania. This time we would prefer that the Data Specialist is based in either Cluj, Romania.

Apply now!

Inquiries: mihaela.moldovan@legentic.com
Applications: jobs@legentic.com

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