BlueFoot Inc. is looking for a Patent Data Analyst –

BlueFoot is looking for a Patent Data Analyst to immediately join its team in Washington, DC

BlueFoot is a market intelligence software company located in the Washington, DC area. We have an existing commercial SaaS platform which consists of 3 components: a web application, several third-party databases integrated into our backend, and a supervised natural language processing ML model based on a custom taxonomy.

We are looking to build version 2.0 of our platform, with a brand new interface based on new algorithms and an improved supervised deep learning model that uses a confluence of data from various data sources (e.g. data patents, financial and market). It’s a challenge and a fun opportunity for someone looking to create the next great platform the world will use.

Our patent data analyst will have the opportunity to play a critical role in building the next generation of our machine learning, as well as helping BlueFoot execute several large government and commercial contracts. Mastery of patent data is essential. Our Patent Data Analyst will also participate in and/or lead key project deliverables through all aspects of the project lifecycle.

We are also looking for a full-time person to join us immediately. The position will be in the Washington, DC area. The candidate must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Read and analyze patents on various technologies.
  • Perform rigorous quantitative and data analysis and research for client engagements and internal machine learning tools
  • Have a strong drive to research new technology areas and identify relevant foundational technologies
  • Engage in structured and logical thinking, with an ability to break down problems and develop problem-solving frameworks, and develop algorithms related to patent data
  • Solve problems and think creatively about the big picture and the solution for our customers, to proactively anticipate problems, be customer-centric in our development and design, and be open to different solutions to achieve a stage of development.
  • Clearly document the processes, methodologies and tools used.

Experience required:

  • BS in a relevant technical degree
  • Moderate use and experience (at least 2-4 years) of global patent data and patent metadata
  • Moderate use and experience writing complex SQL queries and analyzing results
  • Moderate PostgreSQL usage and experience
  • Excellent ability to summarize data analysis and present findings and recommendations
  • Ability to work independently and integrate with other team members
  • Project management skills, to define the schedule, methodology and deliverables of data analysis projects
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience with Chinese language patents an asset

Interested candidates:

Interested candidates are requested to submit their CV via email to Managing Director and Chief Technology Officer, Ramya Posset.

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About BlueFoot:

BlueFoot is the source of truth for patent intelligence. Patents protect income and investments in the market. Given this, patent intelligence is not complete UNLESS it incorporates financial and market data. We provide SaaS platforms that correlate multiple datasets (patents, financials, and market data) using supervised deep learning to answer fundamental questions related to patent and innovation strategy .

We provide patent information to corporate intellectual property departments and the defense industry. We extend to technology transfer, venture capital and financial institutions.

BlueFoot is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy , disability, age, veteran status or other characteristics.

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