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Data Science Analyst (m/f) - (Nordics/Benelux languages preferred)
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Media Intelligence




Entry level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Berlin

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Hiring Manager
Michael Taylor

Job Description

Your role has three major areas of focus and you will become an expert in a broad range of tasks related to ensuring high-quality data management and development of state-of-the-art AI and machine learning tools.


  • Update and develop a number of Meltwater's international media contact databases
  • Ad-hoc projects based on real-time business requirements
  • Work with online search engines, social media, email and phone calls to ensure complete data accuracy
  • This is where the desired language skills come into play

Source Engineering

  • Work closely with the product support team to provide high-quality data and content support, ensuring the flow of high-quality data into the Meltwater platform
  • Have an immediate impact on Meltwater's customer base
  • Continuously improve our database of website crawling configurations

Machine Learning

  • Use internally developed tools to review and annotate sample data that will enable Algorithms and Models to learn (AI, machine learning)
  • Continuous improvement of in-house tools and processes

You’ll be working with Meltwater’s team of product managers and data management experts to stay current on best data management practices.

You will have the chance to develop in the role and to take on people-management responsibilities in the future should this be what you want and if there are suitable opportunities available.

Skills & Requirements

Personal Skills:

  • You have a related degree or 1-2 years work experience in a similar role
  • You have strong communication skills in English
  • Minimum language requirement: English and one or more other additional languages (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, or Dutch preferred, but any other common European language is also a plus).
  • You are service oriented and enjoy working with our sales & engineering teams and clients to resolve issues, and are also comfortable speaking on the phone with journalists
  • You have strong analytical and quantitative skills and an ability to independently problem solve
  • You can creatively use a variety of tools, technologies, and innovative methods to address customer and data needs
  • Ideally, you are interested in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Strong ability to conduct internet research
  • Data Entry experience is strongly preferred

Technical Skills

You are confident with and passionate about learning new tools, technologies, and methodologies.

Ideally, you have some of the following skills or are ready to learn them;

  • Expertise with MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Basic understanding of XPath
  • Experience with Regular Expressions/Regexp
  • Experience of at least one Web markup language i.e. HTML, CSS etc.
  • Basic SQL Knowledge
  • Basic understanding of a BI tool is preferable i.e. Tableau, DOMO etc.

Proposed start date: 29th July - 2nd September 2019

About the company

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 26,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

We are more than 1500 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

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