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Data Analyst, Panjiva, Cambridge, MA

Work with a team of world class computer scientists and data scientists to solve hard data challenges. We're looking for someone that can help us to solve the data problems that we know we have, as well as help to identify new opportunities to leverage our data. You'll be working with a variety of teams across the company: engineering, business development, sales, and design to explore exciting and meaningful problems. This role is well suited for someone with technical interests, and professional experience as a Research Assistant or substantial background in primary source research and/or information architecture.

As a data analyst, you'll analyze our data with scientific rigor. Our trade data is extremely complicated and extremely rich; your job will be to help us extract the data's value. You'll help us better understand our complicated international-trade data better, assure its quality, and find new opportunities for programmatic analysis. 

This position is internally facing; you're helping us move our product and technology forward. As such, you'll be situated at our engineering office; this role is a great position to develop your analysis and technical skills.

At Panjiva, you'll work on:

  • Research at scale into new and current datasets (available information, opportunities therein, etc.)
  • Hypothesis vetting for product design
  • Data quality assurance
  • Collaborate with engineers and data scientists to develop new data analysis pipelines


Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. Strong candidates often have a background in social sciences, or history.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Scientific rigor and diligence
  • Analytical ability using SQL, statistical software, or spreadsheets
  • A desire to learn!


Nice-to-Haves:

  • Programming skills (even if basic). If not, we can help you develop them!
  • Foreign languages (our data is international!)
  • Knowledge of shipping and/or international trade
  • Statistics background

Apply at our website.

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