Data Acquisitions Specialist

  • DataScout, LLC
  • Fayetteville, AR, USA
  • 01/11/2022
Full time Information Technology Professional Services

Job Description

At DataScout LLC, an Arkansas based information technology firm, we’re committed to developing our employees and are passionate about customer service. Since 2007, we have provided our services and expertise to thousands of clients and been told that our product lines have changed the way people do business. Our success can be attributed not only to hard work and excellent customer service but also our ability to identify and develop strong committed talent.

WHO - Data Acquisitions Specialist

WHERE - Fayetteville, AR

WHAT - The candidate should be result driven, ambitious, organized, and articulate.  You will be responsible for coordinating the receipt of data as it comes into DataScout.



  • Primary – Acquire updated data files on a regular schedule
  • Primary – Conduct regular audits of data acquisition progress and apply basic strategies to ensure data integrity
  • Primary – Investigate and resolve issues when data is out-of-compliance
  • Primary – Professionally answer phone calls and emails from outside agencies
  • Primary – Assist users to upload appropriate files to the server via ftp
  • Primary – Address data related queries from staff and customers
  • Primary – Data entry to maintain the integrity of information in the Data Acquisitions Management System
  • Develop a full understanding and comprehension of the relevance of acquired data to the various DataScout product lines
  • Define and document data acquisition procedures
  • Communicate effectively with Data team and Customer Relations Team, and provide backup as needed
  • Keep current on new technology and assist to develop solutions for problems related to the data acquisitions management system
  • Promote the image of our company as a leader in public data in Arkansas and other market areas as we continue to grow



  • Detail oriented with exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and project tracking abilities
  • Superior Data Entry skills with a thorough command of Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to handle difficult situations with customers and agencies
  • The flexibility to adapt as projects evolve
  • Must be self-motivated and a team player
  • A classic, strong work ethic and personal drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Barrier breaking attitude – someone who does what it takes to make things happen even when there is resistance
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server is a plus, but not required
  • Working knowledge of Structured Query Language is a plus, but not required


Build a Career with DataScout

  • A competitive base salary with performance based annual increases
  • Employees who have excelled at their jobs have been compensated with bonuses at the discretion of the COO/Executive Officers
  • A comprehensive benefits package which includes:
    • Paid Time Off (PTO), which accrues according to the number of years employed by the company
    • A $25,000.00 life insurance policy paid by the company with optional life insurance available
    • Eligible for 401K retirement plan participation after one year employment, company percentage match
    • Health, dental and vision policies with a percentage of health and dental premiums paid by the company
    • Company paid long term disability policy
    • Optional short term disability policy