Innovation Data Scientist

Job description


Must have:

Software Development


Other Required:



Nice to have:

Innovation Management

Business Intelligence


We’re looking for a data scientist/economic analyst to help our innovation brokers assess economic data for our startup, corporate, and economic development agency clients. The analyst will work directly with Moonbeam innovation brokers who have deep industry and technical expertise, run queries in our Exchange data platform, and present findings to help broker support clients' strategic needs.
Moonbeam builds tools to transform how enterprises communicate, collaborate, and partner to create the future economy using virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Through Exchange, we broker innovative connections for technology scouting. Through Envision, we help teams collaborate, brainstorm, design, and create remotely.
At Moonbeam, we’re looking for a economic analyst/data scientist who have:
  • Strong prior experience along with an eagerness to learn more and try new things.
  • A commitment and enthusiasm for client service and the use of data for strategic decision making.
  • An enthusiasm for using technology to connect people and unleash creativity.
We will be looking to you to:
  • Conduct data queries and analysis to support Moonbeam clients in identifying opportunities, assessing trends in spending, and competitive analysis.
  • Assemble and present information in the forms of Total Addressable Market Assessments, Competitive Analyses, and Opportunity Assessments.
  • Produce data-centric reports using Excel, PowerBI, or D3 for presentation in PowerPoint.
  • Investigate and assess technologies and tools for use in Moonbeam’s projects.
Other Attributes
At Moonbeam, we are building a world-class technology company with a culture of creativity, trust and collaboration. This means finding people who will fit together not just in terms of their skills but in terms of their personality and values. We’re looking for you to have:
  • Good written and general communication skills
  • A commitment to supporting and learning from others
  • An ability to compromise
  • Humility and a passion for learning and experimentation
  • A commitment to quality in everything you do
  • An enthusiastic and positive outlook on life
  • Ability to thrive in conditions of ambiguity


Candidates must have at least the following skills and experience:
  • Knowledge of data science tools such as R, Python, or Anaconda
  • Coursework in Economic, Math, Statistics, or Innovation Management.
  • Proficiency in the English language sufficient to conduct discussions about technical topics fluently with both native and non-native speakers.


Flexible working hours and location.
Training and Educational opportunities.

We are just opening our European presence and we are very interested in learning how to be the company you want to work for. What will make your career more fulfilling? You can be part of helping us build our company culture.

Moonbeam is based in Seattle, USA, but we recently expanded our presence in the EU with staff in Lisbon.

To apply for this job you must be willing to work in the time zones between UTC-1 and UTC+1.


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