Friday, January 29, 2016

Recent Grad with Arabic? Interested In Financial Sector Analytics? Sayari Analytics Has an Opening

Sayari Analytics is currently seeking applications for the full-time position of Middle East Analyst to support ongoing work with private sector partners and US law enforcement agencies.
Duties for this role include but are not limited to:
  • Utilize Middle East regional and country-specific public records systems and commercial registries to produce analytical research support to time sensitive projects.
  • Deploy various technological platforms, such as Palantir and i2, on a near-daily basis to manipulate data findings.
  • Integrate disparate information in a manner that meets or exceeds quasi-law enforcement standards.
  • Actively participate in briefings to senior government officials and Anti-Money Laundering/Compliance officers in private institutions.
  • Support other team members to complete quick turnaround work product at client request.


Desired skills and expertise include:
  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field of study. Preferred: Master's degree.
  • Required: Native or professional-level fluency and research experience in Modern Standard Arabic and/or regional dialects. Preferred: any additional competence in Turkish or Farsi.
  • Overseas work and/or research experience. Preferred: experience overseeing and implementing independent research projects.
  • Familiarity with global and Middle East regional commercial, financial, and banking sectors.
  • Strong GPA and academic record.
  • Demonstrated interest in critically examining illicit networks.
  • Impeccable oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with (or natural aptitude for) and willingness to engage frequently with a range of technological platforms.
  • Genuine intellectual ambition; strong work ethic; ability to multitask; willingness to collaborate.

Application instructions

The application package should contain a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page analytical writing sample. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please include the position name in the subject of your email. 
Please direct all inquiries and applications to