Web Scraping & Text Classification Specialist

 

The Big Data Program sits in the Global Operations Knowledge Management unit of the World Bank Group. The program works to accelerate capabilities in big data analytics, including machine learning, and applications in network analytics and text analytics to support the World Bank’s knowledge strategy to improve operational and development effectiveness. 

World Bank's Big Data Program is hiring a web scraping and text classification specialist. The Consultant will work directly with the Trade and Competitiveness project team to build a prototype data product and report back on its effectiveness. Some technical advice will be available from the data scientists on the World Bank’s Big Data Program, but the Consultant will be expected to independently manage the technical side of the project. Some technical advice will be available from the data scientists on the World Bank’s Big Data Program, but the Consultant will be expected to independently manage the technical side of the project.

 

 

Where is the role?

Washington DC

 

What kind of role is it?

Gig/limited-time/internship

Any restrictions who can apply?

Masters in Computer Science, Analytics, Economics, Statistics or closely related field preferred. Or Bachelors with 5 years relevant experience