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Data Analyst (UK)

Location: UK

Working Hours: Full or Part Time

Open to flexible working arrangements

Department: Research

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About Us

Our Mission is to unleash the strategic value of patents.

At Cipher we are committed to extracting value from patent data, enabling companies and investors to make better and more informed strategic decisions. We recognise the importance of intellectual property as a growing mainstream asset class and the role of patents in providing a window into who owns what technologies and where. By harnessing the latest advances in machine learning combined with expert analysis, Cipher is disrupting how actionable insight is extracted from global patent data. Information can now be accessed with efficiency, accuracy and at a speed that is just not possible by traditional methods.

We are a fast-growing London company, revolutionising how companies and investors extract strategic intelligence from global patent data.

Your Career – Data Analyst

This role is suited to, but not limited to, recent graduates, experienced professionals, academics recently retired, and or those with spare time to do interesting work.

The data analyst’s primary responsibility is to analyse and input data related to corporate structures, ensuring that Cipher remains best in class with respect to the capture of corporate ownership. The role requires regular desk-based research and updating of corporate structures. This includes collecting and analysing data specific to, for example, acquisitions, subsidiaries, joint ventures and mergers. Also, responding to both internal and external grouping requests when identified. Corporate grouping is a critical part of delivering the very best in patent intelligence to our clients.

There is space for expansion and development within this role. There will be opportunities and a requirement to work on other data projects within the business including on direct client deliverables. This opportunity is suited to self-starting, results orientated individuals with an inquisitive mind who enjoy problem-solving.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience working in an analytical/data entry role
  • Proficient with Excel.
  • An interest in innovation and technology trends.
  • An understanding of intellectual property and patents is beneficial

Core Competencies

  • Analytical
  • Inquisitive
  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Results orientated
  • Self-starter / Motivated

Please submit your CV along with a covering letter to express your interest in this position.

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