BlueFoot Inc. is Seeking a Patent Data Analyst

BlueFoot is seeking a patent data analyst to immediately join its team in Washington, D.C.

BlueFoot is a market intelligence software company located in the Washington, D.C. area.  We have an existing commercial SaaS platform that consists of 3 components: a web application, several 3rd party databases integrated into our backend, and a Natural Language Processing, supervised ML model based on a custom taxonomy.

We are looking to build 2.0 of our platform, with a brand new front end based on new algorithms and an enhanced supervised deep learning model that uses a confluence of data from various data sources (e.g., patent, financial, and market data). It is a challenge and a fun opportunity for someone looking to make the next big platform that the world is going to use.

Our Patent Data Analyst will have the opportunity to play a critical role in building out the next generation of our machine learning, as well as helping BlueFoot execute on several large government and commercial contracts. Comfort with patent data is a must. Our Patent Data Analyst will also participate in and/or direct major deliverables of projects through all aspects of the project lifecycle.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Read and analyze patents across diverse technologies.
  • Conduct rigorous quantitative and data analysis and research for client engagements and internal machine learning tools
  • Have strong willingness to research new technology areas and identify relevant fundamental 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
  • Problem solve and think creatively about the big picture and solution for our customers, to proactively anticipate problems, be customer-centric in our development and design, and be open-minded to different solutions for achieving a development milestone.
  • Clearly document processes, methodologies, and tools used.

Experience Required:

  • B.S. in relevant technical degree
  • Moderate use and experience (at least 2-4 years) with global patent data and patent metadata
  • Moderate use and experience with writing complex SQL queries and analysis of results
  • Moderate use and experience with PostgreSQL
  • Excellent ability to summarize data analysis, and present outcomes and recommendations
  • Ability to work independently and integrate with other team members
  • Project management skills, to scope out timeline, methodology, and deliverables for data analysis projects
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience with Chinese language patents a plus

Interested Candidates:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes via email to the Chief Executive & Technology Officer, Ramya Posset.

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About BlueFoot:

BlueFoot is the source of truth for patent intelligence. Patents protect revenue and investment in the market. Given that, patent intelligence is not complete UNLESS it integrates financial and market data. We provide SaaS platforms that correlate multiple data sets (patent, financial, and market data) using supervised deep learning, in order to answer fundamental questions related to patent and innovation strategy.

We provide patent intelligence to corporate IP departments and the defense sector. We are expanding 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 receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.


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