Data Scientist, Hiring Lab

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Job Description

Salary Range

London 57,000 - 85,000 GBP per year

Your Job

We’re looking for a Data Scientist, who will join our global Hiring Lab team and will support discovering interesting and important insights in the massive amount of data we have on job search and hiring. You’ll work with our research heads, economists and the rest of our Hiring Lab team to build datasets that are ready for research and finalised data products to communicate labour market trends in a compelling way. Your focus will be on the European market. You’ll also help maintain key data resources and build new research tools to help accelerate Hiring Lab’s research.


  • Work across a wide range of data engineering tasks - data extraction, data cleansing/processing, data integrity analysis and maintaining datasets.
  • Partner with Hiring Lab’s economists to develop data products and sound algorithms to extract insights from data. Assemble data sets from both Indeed data and other sources and analyse them using statistical programming languages such as R, Python and Stata.
  • Automate and maintain data products for Hiring Lab’s research needs and public consumption.
  • Conceptualise and create datasets from raw data to be used for analysis and/or model building.
  • Help maintain large databases across countries and time used for economic research.
  • Write documentation of tools, methods and datasets
  • Help prepare dashboards, charts, tables and graphics for Hiring Lab blog posts and presentations.
  • Support and collaborate with other members of the team.
  • Work across and partner with other data teams.

Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Physics, Maths, Engineering or equivalent technical field (Master’s degree preferred).
  • 5+ years of work experience in data science, analytics, or data engineering roles.
  • A solid understanding of statistics, economics and statistical programming.
  • Experience with data access and manipulation tools such as R, Python, SQL and Google Cloud.
  • Working knowledge of data structures and maintaining large datasets.
  • Experience with Git or other version control tools, strongly preferred.
  • Interest in labour markets.
  • Excellent oral communications skills in English. 
  • Attention to detail and solid problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively in a team environment.

Who We Are

The Indeed Hiring Lab is a team of economists, researchers and writers whose insights help drive the global labour market conversation. The Hiring Lab produces research on labour market topics using Indeed’s proprietary data and publicly available data. Our primary audiences are journalists, policymakers and researchers, as well as employers, job seekers and Indeed executives. The team sits within Indeed’s Marketing organisation. Our Marketing team helps job seekers and employers around the world to discover Indeed. Whether creating impactful advertising, coding bidding algorithms, or looking for the news stories in Indeed's workforce data, Indeed marketers bring diverse skills to help shape and share Indeed’s story. Every month, over 250 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. Simply put, we help people get jobs and we want to share our story with you.

Our Mission

As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.

Company Info.


Indeed is an American worldwide employment website for job listings launched in November 2004. It is a subsidiary of Japan's Recruit Co. Ltd. and is co-headquartered in Austin, Texas and Stamford, Connecticut, with additional offices around the world.

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