Solve important and challenging problems

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 in international affairs, as a Research Associate, or with substantial background in primary source research. 

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


  • At least 1 year of work experience
  • B.A. or B.S. Strong candidates often have a background in history or social sciences
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Scientific rigor and diligence
  • Analytical ability using SQL, statistical software, or spreadsheets
  • A desire to learn!


  • 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

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • An opportunity to develop your technical skills while working closely with our engineering and data science teams
  • Cambridge MA Kendall Square office twenty-five feet from the Red Line T stop
  • Nineteen days of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 10 paid holidays annually
  • Weekly tech talks
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Hacker Continuing Education Wednesdays i.e., craft beer tasting, ping pong lessons
  • Regular off-site retreats where everybody helps to set company direction and strategy
  • Work with a talented, focused, driven team in a growing company with opportunity for advancement and career development

About Panjiva

Panjiva's technology creates insight from messy global trade data to provide powerful search, analysis, and visualizations of more than a billion shipping records from nearly every country in the world. Our platform is used by more than 3,000 customers—Fortune 500 companies, startups, government agencies, hedge funds, among others—in over 100 countries to find new suppliers and customers, monitor supply chains, make investment decisions, and much more. Better insight into global trade means better decision making and stronger connections between companies and governments around the world.

Join our team as we revolutionize a key and fascinating part of the world economy!

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