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Senior Data Analyst – Vessel Tracking
Data & Product · London, London, City of (Hybrid)

Lloyds List Intelligence are the trusted experts delivering transparent and actionable maritime data empowering 60,000 professionals around the globe to make confident decisions that drive the safe, efficient, and lawful movement of trade by sea. Our advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and industry expertise transform our unparalleled data into unique insight delivered through data and analytics services, news and commentary, and publications. 


We have teams working across the globe in data and analytics, product management, editorial and market analysis, technology, marketing, sales, and customer success. 


Role Profile         

The Senior Data Analyst – Vessel Tracking is an exciting position within the Lloyd’s List Intelligence Content team that will support our vessel tracking team for continuing the growth of our Automatic Identification System (AIS) network, as well as reviewing and integrating other vessel tracking data to increase the global coverage of our vessel tracking capabilities.  


This position presents an exciting opportunity for a results-driven individual with a strong understanding of complex data structures and data management experience looking to develop their communication and project management skills. This role is integral to the growth of LLI’s global vessel tracking and analysis capability and will support the health and expansion of the LLI AIS network. 

This role will suit a highly flexible, detail-orientated, and organised person who is fully committed to providing our customers with a world-leading vessel tracking service.  


This role is a 12-month fixed term contract, covering maternity leave, reporting to the Head of Maritime Data.  


The role is balanced working in either our London or Colchester offices.


Key Responsibilities  

  • Work towards KPIs that track the health of the entire AIS network and measure performance of the AIS receivers in real time

  • Design documentation, report, dashboard and automated processes for efficient management of the AIS network

  • Proactively investigate AIS data by extracting the data to identify any possible performance issues and suggest improvement

  • Ensure that robust processes are in place for dealing with service disruptions to minimise downtime

  • Work closely within the Lloyd’s List Intelligence Data and Product team to analyse high volumes of incoming vessel tracking data across AIS, shipping lists and other sources

  • Collaborate closely within the Geospatial Analysts to ensure most up-to-date geospatial information is maintained 

  • Work as part of a project team to build our analytics capabilities for addressing customer solutions as per the roadmap

  • Deliver analysis and project tasks to strict deadlines and milestones

  • Respond to internal and external client queries (AtA service) related to vessel tracking and our products to the high SLAs, and escalate queries as necessary 

  • Compile and maintain clear methodology and training documents across the team’s areas of focus 

  • Work with a good level of autonomy and have a problem-solving innovative attitude to all work 


What we are looking for: 


  • University degree at undergraduate (Bachelor) level or equivalent in suitable subject is required. 

  • At least 5 years’ experience as a quantitative data analyst

  • At least 5 years’ experience in database management

  • At least 5 years’ experience in SQL

  • At least 5 years’ experience in Python

  • Proven experience in translating raw data and concepts into graphical reports and dashboards 

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English language skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills 

  • Innovative and dynamic approach to problem-solving and process enhancements 


  • Previous experience in analyst peer share, technical knowledge transfer or mentoring

  • Operational and commercial understanding of vessel tracking technologies and the competitive market 

  • A post-graduate degree (Master) qualification

  • Other software / program knowledge in programming and data visualisation

  • Previous experience working for a global company


Our Promise to You – Benefits 

  • 25 Days Holiday rising to 27 after 2 years’ service and a day off for your birthday

  • Work anywhere policy (up to 4 weeks, subject to approval)

  • Life Assurance for 4 x Salary

  • Company pension scheme:  employee contribution of 5% basic salary, matched by an employer contribution of 5% 

  • Up to 4 Days Paid Volunteering

  • Healthy Lifestyle Subsidy up to £250

  • Enhanced Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental Leave)

  • Flexible benefits including Private Healthcare Plan and Dental Insurance


We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most, but not all of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! 

We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law. 

Please let us know of any adjustments we need to make for you to show us your best self. 

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