Senior Data Scientist – Research Analytics

The Research Analytics team is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to grow as a leader in a multi-disciplinary team. The candidate will be instrumental in the analysis and interpretation of healthcare and molecular data. The ideal candidate should have a solid Data Analysis background, successful management experience and be strongly goal oriented.

 Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of healthcare and high-throughput molecular data
  • Interaction with internal and external collaborators to understand, design and develop the requested solutions
  • Design and development of data analysis protocols to support company’s discovery pipeline
  • Presentation of scientific results internally and externally
  • Preparation and submission of scientific manuscripts for review and publication

 Qualifications:

  • Requires a PhD in Bioinformatics, Statistics, Applied Math, Computer Sciences or related field with a 5+ years of experience; or a MS with 10+ years of industry experience
  • Requires 2+ years of prior management experience
  • Proficiency in R/Bioconductor, Linux and major Big Data technologies
  • Experience in Scala, C, Python and MySQL is a plus
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a team towards defined goals and timelines
  • Proven ability to independently find creative and practical solutions to complex problems
  • Proven experience in applying Data Science methodologies to extract, process and transform structured and unstructured datasets
  • Proven ability to deliver outputs in a comprehensive format that highlights major trends, avoid miss-interpretations and value the conclusions
  • Proven ability to demonstrate attention to detail and record keeping
  • Quick learner, extremely flexible and adaptable to the needs of internal collaborators in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to efficiently work in multiple projects
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented environment

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