Data & Research Intern

Job description

We aim to deliver our clients with unprecedented, extensive, and up-to-date data around valuable tech-companies. The Data & Research Intern’s main objective is to contribute to executing upon this data-strategy and provide support to the Data and Research teams. At Dealroom.co we value intelligent, articulate and motivated individuals who want to learn from a great team and rapidly growing business, but who also thrive working independently with clearly defined responsibilities.


On a daily basis you’ll act to maintain our current data and sources on par with our quality standards, and monitor this through utilizing our data-warehouse and business-intelligence tooling (Tableau). You’ll actively search for new data sources, ensure data accuracy and completeness, as well as clean data. Along the daily tasks you'll be motivated to seek automation improvements and ways to make our processes more sustainable and efficient. Excel skills are required for this. This is achieved by actively working together with the Research and Product/Development teams.


About Dealroom:


Dealroom is Europe’s leading provider of startup data & insights. The Dealroom software, database and research enables venture capital firms, corporates, advisory firms and governments to stay at the forefront of innovation, discover promising companies and identify strategic opportunities.


Our core products are:

1/ The Dealroom SaaS platform that offers an intuitive interface to identify and track promising startups and analyse broader industry/business model trends.

2/ The Dealroom API, enabling our clients to integrate Dealroom data straight into their own applications and processes.

3/ Custom research projects in which we combine Dealroom data with expert insights. The scope of these projects range from market scans and industry deep-dives to high-level analyses of trends on startups, employment and venture capital.

4/ Dealroom Ecosystem Solutions, that provide an open (and crowdsourced) platform to support local governments, founders and investors to keep track of the activity in their local tech ecosystem, showcase it to the world and foster networking. For example in Berlin, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom.


Among our clients are world-leading firms including Mckinsey, BCG, Deloitte, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Sony, Insight VP, Balderton Capital, EQT and many others that rely on Dealroom data as part of their strategic decision making.


To learn more about Dealroom.co, we encourage you to check our blog, our team page, about page, and the Dealroom Data platform itself, all accessible here: https://dealroom.co/.


Team:

We operate from the heart of Amsterdam. We’re passionate about everything that is happening around technology, start-ups and scale-ups, and aim to capture this in actionable data points for our users. Our company culture is ambitious, diligent and proactive, but also fun and playful including weekly team drinks. We all strive to live along our 6 company values: Be Hungry, Empathy, Courage, Positivity, Curiosity, Focus Outward.



Job requirements

The Data & Research Intern will:

  • Handle large data files and exports to process and classify data according to Dealroom standards
  • Monitor, detect and report upon data quality improvement areas, and execute improvement efforts.
  • Identify, validate and harvest new data sources and data-points from existing sources.
  • Respond to and handle ad-hoc data quality complaints or improvements. Provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits and follow up to ensure resolution.
  • Provide support in building automated processes using machine learning
  • Analyse and clean data, identify trends, and provide support in creating reports
  • Follow startup, venture capital and tech news


Who you are/Background:

  • Currently enrolled in the last year of Bachelor or currently pursuing Masters level studies in Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Business, Economics, or similar field of study.
  • You are proficient in Excel
  • Meticulous with good analytical skills and good with numbers
  • You enjoy solving problems and always looking for ways to optimise and automate repetitive processes
  • You have a passion for technology, startups and venture capital markets
  • Comfortable with working in a multicultural and fast-growing start-up work environment
  • Self-motivated, detailed, ability to prioritize, proactive and ambitious
  • EU citizenship or already in the possession of a Dutch working permit
  • Fluent in English. Any additional European language is a big advantage


What we can offer you:

  • An internship salary
  • A daily office lunch, weekly Friday drinks and many more perks upcoming
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Internship period: 4-6 months
  • Working hours are 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday (40 hours/week).
  • A growing startup work environment in a great office, located in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Training on the job to improve your data handling skills, to learn new skills such as web scraping and to acquire knowledge about the startup and venture capital ecosystem
  • Freedom and responsibility to execute on your own ideas
  • Positive, empathetic and outward-focused colleagues and customers that are the forefront of innovation and technology.