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Data Scientist

S&P Global
Boston, USA
Closing date
Jun 1, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
MI/ Panjiva is a data-driven technology company that uses machine learning to extract insights from global trade data. This unstructured data describes the behavior of the many real-world entities such as companies, products, and ports that make up international trade .

Panjiva's data help s power the decisions of our thousands of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, hedge funds, and logistics providers, in additio n to universities, government agencies, and NGO s .

The Data Science team creates state of the art model s that enable the P anjiva platform . We work with h ighly complex , often unstructured, data f rom disparate sources , in many different languages. We use a wide variety of ML and AI tech niques but have a special focus on NLP and Time S eries.

Our work is core to the value Panjiva provides our customers. As an example, we built a custom text classification model that handles rare terms ( e.g. Aluminum zirconium tetrachlorohydre x gl y ), multiple languages, and misspellings that traditional language embedding techniques struggle with. This model allows our customers to search our data by industry standard product categories, rather than relying on text-based searches.

We are seeking talented data scientist s to join our team. Strong candidates are able to leverage a wide array of machine learning and statistical techniques and to dig deep into our data with an eye for detail. You wi ll collaborate with a variety of teams across the company (analy tics , engineering, product, and commercial) in unlocking value from our data.

  • Large-scale clustering entity resolution and fuzzy text matching
  • Document classification via natural language processing
  • Anomaly detection, trend prediction, and modeling on the global supply chain network
  • Identification and evaluation of novel, complementary data s ets Extracting insights from messy, usually un-labeled, data cross multiple languages
  • Work and speak with customers to build solutions catered to their needs
What We're Looking For:
  • 3-4+ years of relevant Data Science or Machine Learning Engineer experience
  • Thorough understanding of statistical, analytical, and traditional machine-learning techniques
  • Thorough understanding of NLP techniques including deep learning
  • Track record of providing valuable insights into large, multidimensional datasets
  • Strong coding skills in Python or another scientific language.
  • Experience performing data analysis, modeling, and generating visualizations
  • Comfort working with relational databases and SQL
  • Strong ability to communicate and visualize findings
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field, or equivalent experience
  • Background in time series or forecasting.
  • Background in information retrieval .
  • Comfort with software development standard practices, including version control, unit testing, and code review
  • Experience deploying and maintaining models in a production environment
  • Some exposure to Ruby
  • Domain knowledge on international economics and trade
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $70,000 to $139,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit S&P Benefits .

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit .


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), IFTECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority - Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 275628
Posted On: 2023-05-18
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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