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The Open Knowledge Foundation is recruiting a Data Wrangler
  • CLTCostaCLTCosta May 2012
    Posts: 43
    OKFN is looking for a data wrangler who is excited to tell stories through data. You will work on various datasets, to understand them and to tell their story to a broader audience. You will also be involved in training efforts, creating and teaching courses in data analysis to technical and non-technical audiences.

    Your role will be exciting and varied, and will include:

    - Work on the School of Data, building learning challenges and course content
    - Research for the new data blog, coming soon.
    - Collaborations with Working Groups, for example the Working Group on Open Economics
    - Work on OpenSpending, one of OKFN flagship projects.

    OKFN is open to people from a wide variety of backgrounds; whether coding, visualisation, journalistic, statistical or otherwise. The foundation is seeking someone who has:

    - Experience in data analysis and statistical methods
    - Experience with data cleansing, ETL patterns
    - Good written communication skills
    - Experience with R/Stata/SPSS
    - Coding skill in a modern script language, e.g. Python, Javascript.
    - Basic skills in information/data visualization

    If that sounds like you, please visit the website to find out more or apply sending a CV and covering letter via via email, highlighting your skills and relevant experience.

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