Sr. Research Analyst

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The Sr. Research Analyst for the Government Solutions team will be responsible for conducting research and analysis into businesses that exhibit high risk characteristics such as malfeasance and detrimental events reported in the news and media and in turn delivering this insight to customers in a timely manner. The Sr. Research Analyst will be required to: exercise independent judgement, documentation of work and investigative steps taken; working as part of a research team based in the US and UK. It includes working within D&B’s data governance directives and various governmental compliance regulations.


Employ industry experience to capture problem definition, define scope, and analyze activities related to businesses, persons, and devices to obtain a rational basis for decision making and resource allocation. Applies advanced technical and analytical research techniques to determine solutions based on client requirements. Creates project plans to manage complex engagements and control quality, cost, and schedule. Prepares comprehensive reports to document findings. Higher levels may provide guidance and direction to other professionals in a supervisory capacity and coordinate resolution of highly complex solutions Trained in proper handling of CUI (and/or other classifications) of data.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of the Governments High-Risk and Fraud Insight Team on daily investigations
  • Identify, research, document, decide and summarize the level of elevated risk of commercial establishments
  • Conduct daily reviews on adverse news received to ensure relevant insight is made available in a timely manner to customers through D&B products.
  • Evaluate and amend scores/limits as appropriate for businesses researched
  • Conduct database sweeps to identify potential high-value business entities
  • Primary focus will include capture, analysis and alerting customers of adverse news about a business and or its principals – most often criminal in nature i.e., money laundering, tax evasion, insurance fraud, Medical fraud, Ponzi scheme, mail/wire fraud, bid-rigging, public corruption

Key Requirements:

  • Research experience using open, signal and human sources is desirable.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner – CFE or commitment to obtaining certification within six months of appointment
  • Ability to work in a production environment, producing consistent high-quality written reports
  • Proficient PC skills including: data analysis, use of customer resource management, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Critical competencies include: problem solving and analysis, communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working with customers, both internal and external
  • Knowledge of D&B – company, products, marketplace
  • Process-orientated with a thorough, methodical approach to tasks.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced degrees (e.g. Master’s, PhD) and certifications (e.g. PMP) are highly preferred.

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