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Advanced Analytic Scientist at Dun & Bradstreet

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Short Hills, New Jersey

Job Description:

Why We Work at Dun & Bradstreet

We are at a transformational moment in our company journey - and we’re so excited about it. Each day, we are finding new ways to strengthen our award-winning culture, and to accelerate creativity, innovation and growth. Our purpose is to help customers improve business performance with Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Cloud and Live Business Identity, and we’re wildly passionate and committed to this purpose. So, if you’re looking to make an immediate impact at a company that welcomes bold and diverse thinking, come join us!

Job Description

As a Advanced Analytics Scientist in the Advanced Analytic Services Team, you will be required to have the following background education and experience and the ability to fulfill the following essential responsibilities.  We also list preferred qualifications that are not required, but would be beneficial.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop novel solutions to market-driven problems using knowledge of the latest NLP techniques and ML techniques, rigorous statistical analysis, and practical experience on previous data science projects.

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert on Natural Language Processing and Graph Analytics within the Sales and Marketing and Supply Chain Mgmt./Compliance Analytics team and with business users; consult with the business, as appropriate, on modeling solutions.

  • Enjoy and share academic literature, technical developments, and industry best practices.  Identify business relevance of new methods and work with cross functional teams to create prototypes, assist in creating business cases, and provide input into go to market strategy.

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders (external customers, other D&B data scientists, sales team members, business unit product leaders and development teams) to understand business needs and technical requirements through direct, external consultative customer engagements as well as proof-of-concept implementations for products

  • Participate and support other teams as needed for all aspects of model development, including design, model implementation, validation, calibration, documentation, product implementation, monitoring, and reporting

  • Research complex business issues and recommend solutions, including customer data input requirements, other required data sets, modeling approaches, and end products


  • Ph.D. or Masters in a quantitative / applied field (Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics).  Strong academic profile.

  • 3+ years’ operating successfully in data science roles, 2+ years’ experience applying NLP models and graph models

  • Strong programming skills and modeling experience using Python

  • Experience applying modern machine learning techniques

  • Strong SQL skills and experience working with large (big) datasets

  • Ability to advise team on innovative methodology, data science tools, and environments

  • Strong collaboration skills, including the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders/clients

  • Experience in roles requiring cross-company collaboration and disciplined delivery of initiatives

  • Knowledge of evolving data science concepts and best practices for NLP and unstructured data analysis

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to both a technical and non-technical audience

  • Creative and inquisitive in nature, flexibility to master and apply new analytic tools.

Dun & Bradstreet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, ancestry, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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