Data Specialist (Bilingual)

Data Management London, ON


Data Specialist (Bilingual)



CARPROOF is looking for an ambitious and self-motivated Data Specialist to play a strong role in a new initiative that includes coordinating data translation, categorization and management activities, supporting data providers and documenting processes. If you excel at explaining concepts in practical terms, building rapport through your communication skills and realizing order from chaos, you are well-suited to join our growing team.



CARPROOF, a unit of IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), is Canada’s definitive source of automotive information, delivering vehicle history, appraisal and valuation. Drawing on millions of data records from thousands of unique sources, its products enable used vehicle buyers and sellers to make informed decisions. CARPROOF is trusted to provide impartial and comprehensive information to dealerships, vehicle manufacturers, consumers, major auctions, governments, insurance providers and police agencies. Dedicated to transparency since its founding in 2000, the company has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies, and was also honoured with Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ and Fast 500™ awards. For more information about CARPROOF, visit



Job Details

This role is an integral part of an upcoming project that will reinforce CARPROOF’s position as a leader in automotive insights. The Data Specialist will be a self-motivated top-performer, with demonstrable interpersonal skills and an analytical mindset to operationalize and organize a large volume of data. The person needs to be intellectually curious, personable and persistent. Our department is evolving and requires team members who can adapt to change, produce results under shifting timelines and focus on building team dynamics through their contributions and continuous learning.


This position is based in our London, Ontario head office and reports to the Data Operations Manager. The successful candidate will work closely with the Data Ops team to develop both tactical and strategic recommendations for the business and improved health of their data set. The bilingual candidate (Fr/En) will be a self-starter who takes initiative and presents solutions rather than problems, with impeccable written and oral communication skills and excellent documentation abilities.



Position Responsibilities

  • Categorize and map data
  • Translate content from French to English
  • Coordinate a data process workflow between multiple employees across several departments

·         Act as the point of contact and support for data providers

·         Write business rules or business requirements for treatment of the data to ensure quality, accuracy and information portrayal for the way it is used in Product reporting or analyses requested by other internal departments

  • Raise and resolve issues; mitigate risks
  • Create and maintain documentation of data and data-related processes
  • Identify, research and resolve to maintain standards of data quality and accuracy
  • Maintain data flow through communication and coordination with stakeholders, IT, management and other external data providers. 



  • Demonstrable bilingual (French/English) oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry is an asset, particularly auto dealerships
  • Knowledge of CRM technologies an asset – Dynamics, Sage, Siebel, etc.
  • Intermediate skills in MS Excel
  • Advanced skills in MS Word
  • Basic understanding of database concepts an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience


CARPROOF’s core values are: Be the solution, embrace change, commit and deliver, and powered by passion. The successful candidate will share these values.


Compensation includes base salary commensurate with experience, performance bonuses, health/dental benefits and an optional RRSP match program.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our website.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


CARPROOF is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process please advise in your cover letter.