IDTechEx Ltd: RFID Analyst - Market Research & Consultancy

We have an exciting new opportunity for applicants who have acquired specific technical expertise relating to RFID, to join us as a technology analyst. Particular focus will be relating to developments in connectivity including RFID, LPWAN and their addressable markets. IDTechEx current portfolio includes RFID, RFID sensors, IoT, LPWAN, Smart Packaging and many more.

Job Overview

This position will be ideal for someone who wishes to travel extensively and work within a multinational team of bright and ambitious analysts at the exciting interface of emerging technologies. IDTechEx will facilitate your rapid personal and professional growth.

You will develop your expertise and gain worldwide recognition on a range of emerging technology areas, assessing both the technical and the commercial aspects.

You will use your knowledge, insight and analysis to deliver unmatched business intelligence on emerging technologies and to help our clients make business-critical informed decisions regarding their technology strategies.

There will be international travel - to learn and interpret the latest developments in your domain; to meet customers and innovative companies; to disseminate your knowledge and to promote IDTechEx at a global level.

You will be given client-facing responsibilities from the very start and there will be ample opportunity to participate in a range of strategic business development and marketing activities.

We expect you to become the go-to analyst/consultant in your domain of expertise. You will be recognised as a leading, trusted name in the industry to enable you to become the reference point for companies seeking business intelligence and/or commercialisation advice.

Key Responsibilities

• Conduct technology assessments; provide business insights, market forecasts and player analysis to write reports and/or deliver consulting projects.

• Conduct and track technology progress via company updates and regulation changes through face-to-face, telephone meetings and conference attendance, etc.

• Visit clients in person or conduct telephone interviews (often with global players)

• Represent IDTechEx at both our own international events and forums as well as other leading industry conferences. You will be expected to present your research findings and strategic insights where possible

• Actively promote IDTechEx and its products and services by writing articles, giving interviews with the media and delivering public speeches

• Assist our Events team with building conference programmes and developing topic-specific event strategy

• Be proactive in helping our business development team win new opportunities

Person Specification

• A strong record of academic achievement, including A/A* A-Level Mathematics; an Undergraduate/Master's degree in a STEM subject ideally from a top UK or internationally ranked university; PhD (desirable but not essential)

• 1-2 years technical/commercial experience

• Deep subject knowledge in areas concerning RFID, RFID sensors, IoT, LPWAN, Smart Packaging

• A desire and drive to continuously learn about emerging technologies, their real-world applications, market status and player activities

• Excellent ability to seek out and present compelling new information and articulate an analysis both verbally and in writing, with accompanying visuals (charts, infographics, etc.)

• Strong attention to detail and quantitative problem-solving skills

• Experienced user of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Must be confident in giving technical presentations in front of an audience

• Able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as having a collaborative attitude to your work, you are expected to be part of a team and coach and motivate others when necessary

• It is advantageous, but not necessary, to be proficient in another language, in particular German, Japanese or Korean

All of our analysts have many customer facing responsibilities. We will expect you to be highly confident and have excellent interpersonal skills. It goes without saying that we want you to be hugely resourceful and ambitious.


The position will be based in our Cambridge office, UK. Our working environment is however flexible.

How to apply

To apply please send us your CV and a cover letter. If you have a LinkedIn profile please include the link as well.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit a cover letter alongside application

Application Closing Date: 
30 June