Signal Ocean is a technology start-up with a strong shipping pedigree. Using deep domain expertise and the latest in Machine Learning, we deliver solutions to shipping professionals that allow them to make better decisions, faster.
We are looking for a quantitative analyst with expertise in maritime transportation markets to play a multifaceted role within our technology team.
Generating high-impact insights for our clients, some of the world's foremost shipping market stakeholders, is critical to our mission.
You will leverage our technology and work alongside our data-science, engineering and sales & marketing teams as a shipping markets expert to help us research, curate market data and create insightful reports, improve our product, make it relevant to dynamic client needs and generate actionable, salient content that people will eagerly follow.
In this role you will :
Provide input, ideas and hands-on help in the prioritization, invention and improvement of high-impact reports achievable within the perimeter of our data and technology solution
Expand our data perimeter by researching and curating market or other data, directly or through partnerships that you will discover and develop
Identify, monitor, and report on interesting trends in shipping and commodities markets
Transfer your expertise in freight & commodities market fundamentals and operations to colleagues such as product managers, engineers and data scientists
Contribute to marketing & client engagement both for our SaaS and Pools businesses; Work on market insights that showcase our technology and our competitive advantages, helping us achieve thought leadership
Help in the Quality Assurance of our data and technology
Become an advocate and represent the group in media / events
2+ years of direct experience in at least one of the following freight market segments : tankers (incl. Clean, Dirty, LNG / LPG) and dry-bulk;
aptitude and interest to learn and follow others
Solid understanding of energy / commodities economics & flows
Demonstrable track record / portfolio of own market analysis and insights
Excellent command of written and spoken English; self-sufficiency in creating media-grade copy in English
Advanced skills and self-sufficiency in manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing data using relevant, modern tools beyond Excel;
ideally SQL, Python, R and Tableau
A passion for extracting insight from data and complete comfort in communicating highly technical topics in a simple and engaging way
Comfortable with standard non-disclosure and non-compete provisions
Opportunity to work in a young, driven team with an exciting, global vision in the highly entrepreneurial domain of Shipping
Fun and well-equipped work environment & ability to work some of the time remotely