Data QA

Location: Chennai

Experience: 1-3 Years

PipeCandy is a 'one of its kind', 'data science' driven market intelligence platform that tracks the global eCommerce landscape. Our insights are used by well known global brands and startups. We are venture funded by India, the US, and Singapore based investors.

About the Role:

This role is part of our web data research team. The Data QA analyst is a key resource who is responsible to ensuring the quality of data and related information acquired by the data research analysts. The Data QA Analyst also needs to work closely with the Data Research Team Lead, the Customer Experience team and the Data Science team, and determines data quality checks that need to be implemented in order to deliver data to the various stakeholders as per expected quality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data quality checks of output from the data research analysts. This would be primarily, though not exclusively, be related to company related information extracted from the web
  • Ensure comprehensive checking of all output, validating accuracy of source data acquisition as well as checking using business logic.
  • Communicate any data quality related issues to the research analysts and to the relevant stakeholders proactively
  • Work with the research team lead to train/ guide the research analysts to improve data quality as required
  • Support the team in data preparation and data formatting as required

Skills Required:

  • Excellent data processing skills, data preparation skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and ability to work varied teams

Competencies Required:

  • Good experience and skills on spreadsheets (MS Excel and Google Spreadsheets)
  • Knowledge of MS Excel/ Spreadsheet functions and their use in speeding up data quality checks and data preparation


  • Atleast 1 year experience in a QA role
  • Knowledge and experience of data acquisition from web sources
  • Other technical knowledge such as SQL or other tools is a plus, though not required.


  • Flat organization structure with an opportunity to work very closely with the founderss
  • Forums for development of skills outside of the direct line of work
  • Group Insurance and Provident Fund
  • Stocked Pantry