Job Details

  • Title: Data Scientist
  • Code: RCI-CELG-8304
  • Location: Summit New Jersey (NJ) 07901
  • Posted Date: 08/14/2019
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description


We're currently looking for an experienced Data Scientist with deep technical and statistical knowledge and a proven track record to drive business value using advanced data analysis and machine learning techniques. This position will collaborate with executives and other business departments to execute a variety of analytical projects in the drug safety (pharmacovigilance (PV)) department to improve processes and create efficiencies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex data sets to reduce costs and improve customer experience.
  • Create systems for gathering, extracting, preparing data from multiple sources.
  • Evaluate safety operations and PV activities with measurable data points.
  • Understand operational key performance indicators, report trends and patterns.
  • Effectively communicate analysis with proper measurements and testing.
  • Formulate enhancements through system optimizations and continual data analysis.
  • Champion process improvements assessing pre-and post-process change.
  • Collaborate within the drug safety function.


  • Master's or PHD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field.
  • 4+ years of experience manipulating data sets and building statistical models.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven experience solving complex business problems using Machine Learning techniques like Regression, Classification, Supervised or Unsupervised Recommenders, etc.
  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, PHP, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets.
  • Must meet requirements of company background check policy requirements.

Measure of Success:

  • Ability to understand business and applications, capture, organize and present data for making better decisions and creating competitive advantages.
  • Ability to enhance safety operations applications with streamlined data components to improve services through effective measurement and analysis.
  • Ability to scope, manage and execute assigned projects with effective data visualization.
  • Hitting goals while promoting a positive attitude true to our mission and core values.

Experience: relevant: 4 years (Required)

Education: Master's (Required)