Vettanna is seeking a Taxonomy Designer/Analyst with passion and experience working on product taxonomies. Work with our Fortune 500 client onsite at their San Jose office. You must have ecommerce experience and have a firm grasp of taxonomy/ontology/classification basics. If you are passionate about designing best-in-class user experiences, this position is for you.

Job type: W2 fulltime engagement with Benefits.

Pay Rate: $35-45/hour suggested - DOE please include rate expectation with resume.

If you enjoy being a wordsmith, researching products, and deciding upon the proper taxonomy for a set of products and their associated attributes, then we want you on our amazing team. Your work is essential to creating elegant user experiences based on solid taxonomy guidelines.

Daily Tasks:

As a Classification & Taxonomy specialist, you will create, manage, and ensure the quality of our Fortune 500 client's selling and buying taxonomy. You will work to improve the quality and quantity of our structured data, to support a world class buying and selling experience for our members. You will redefine, restructure and globally align the current category structure.

You will become a subject matter expert in your area of taxonomy design via multiple means including but not limited to, competitor analysis, community outreach and general research.

You will identify, develop and implement routines for ongoing data quality assurance. You may define and write specs for improved data management tools. You may QA new tools or new features to existing tools.

You will also use existing processes, or define new ones, to efficiently create and maintain categories and item specifics on our client's proprietary Classification platform.

You will work closely with the Analytics, Product, and Development teams to define new products and taxonomies, quickly and creatively, by constructing, organizing and implementing data for a global audience.

You will actively troubleshoot and respond to user experience issues that are caused by data or software or a combination of both and work to resolve them quickly independently or with others.

Are you a good fit?

Our existing team is made up of people with degrees in Library Science, Linguistics, Business Administration, and Data Science but the main requirement is that you are a person who is passionate about collaborating and creating intuitive user experiences and can clearly and adroitly communicate taxonomy decisions within a global team.

Nice to have:

  • Advanced Excel skills – pivot tables, vlookup
  • SQL skills
  • Data Analytics skills
  • Additional language skills are a plus

About Vettanna

Vettanna, a certified Woman Owned Business, is a leading provider of both high tech staffing services and training services to Fortune 500 companies. We are a boutique, project focused, staffing company. Our deep involvement with our employees leads to lasting client and employee satisfaction.

Vettanna is an equal opportunity employer.

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