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Development Data Scientist (IL)

Waukegan, IL · Information Technology
This Development Data Scientist will apply the latest advanced analytics to generate actionable insights that will drive optimized decision-making within Development. This individual will work with the Head of Advanced Analytics and other stakeholders to understand the scientific or business challenge and will research, develop (code) and optimize new methods, algorithms and technologies to derive actionable, further shaping the future of clinical research.
Responsibilities :
  • Drive the definition, design, implementation and validation of cutting-edge algorithms to analyze disparate data sources to achieve targeted outcomes by leveraging machine-learning approaches, predictive and statistical modeling concepts, clustering and classification techniques
  • Deliver insights and values from heterogeneous data to investigate complex problems in clinical research
  • Deliver on data-driven research projects through hands-on approach and team effort
  • Actively listen, integrate input from disparate sources and collaboratively translate medical or business question into data and analysis requirements and validate impact
  • Drive informed decision-making and present findings to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Advance socialization of techniques and new technologies throughout the organization
  • Oversee the ingestion and classification of disparate data sources
  • Provide technical direction and mentor junior members of the Advanced Analytics team
Basic Qualifications:
  • MS or Ph.D in statistics, mathematics, computer science or other quantitative disciplines with a statistical component
  • At least 12 (MS) or 8 (PhD) years of experience working in pharmaceutical / biotech / healthcare industry with at least 5+ years delivering end-to-end “big data” analysis projects
  • Experienced data scientist with advanced hands-on knowledge of R and/or Python
  • Advanced knowledge of machine learning techniques, predictive modeling, statistical methodologies and visual analytics
  • Ability to effectively interact and influence all levels of management
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience with Hadoop platforms and related “big data” technologies is preferred
  • Experience working in Cloud Computing environments (e.g., AWS, Azure, etc) is preferred
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