We have an exciting opportunity for a Data Scientist at UL Standards & Engagement, based in our Northbrook, IL office.
At UL Standards & Engagement (UL) , we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!
*This position qualifies for ULS, Inc.’s employee referral policy program.*
As a Data Scientist, you will play a key role in the rapid growth of UL as you:
Education and Experience Required and Special Skills Required:
1) apply supervised, unsupervised and reinforcement learning techniques to Natural Language Processing problems;
2) application of BERT and derivatives, XLNet, MPNet and GPT2, as well as NLP to long-form technical writing as well as short incident narratives with jargon and abbreviations;
3) build data pipelines through scraping publicly available data and build and maintain databases in Elastic, Azure and Mongo;
4) PowerBI, Kibana, RStudio, and D3; and
5) Azure, Python, ReactJS, Spark, and TensorFlow.
Master’s degree in data science, statistics, mathematics, predictive analytics, or related and three (3) years of experience in data science
About UL Standards & Engagement:
UL Standards & Engagemet is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.
Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Solutions, advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Solutions, which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.
To learn more, visit our websites UL.org and ULSE.org.
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