Vettanna is seeking a Classification and Taxonomy Analyst with German language skills for our Fortune 500 client in San Jose. This ecommerce client blazed the trail for online merchandising and needs talented individuals like yourself. Get your foot in the door and make a difference by designing structured data to create best of brand selling and buying experiences.
If you enjoy being a wordsmith, researching products, and creating elegant user experiences based on solid taxonomy guidelines, then we want you to join our amazing team. 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. This position requires native level German verbal and writing skills in addition to being able to collaborate in English.
*Long term contract position with potential for permanent placement
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Primary Job Responsibilities
We will train a native level German speaker/writer in classification and taxonomy. Good fits for this job include people with Software Quality Assurance experience and our Business Analysts.
As a German language Classification & Taxonomy specialist, you will assist our team as we 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 and localize for the German site. This position goes beyond translation and requires a native level German speaker/writer who can analyze complex classification issues.
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 help make them happen, quickly and creatively, by constructing, organizing and implementing data, on your own or through the use of remote teams, or as a lead of an internal team.
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.