Associate Engineer (JP4426)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 07-11-2018

Job Title: Associate Engineer (JP4426)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions

Business Unit: Quality Data Sciences 
 
‚Äč3Key Consulting is looking for an Associate Engineer for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA
 
JOB SUMMARY:
 
This position will support the Quality Data Science organization. In this role, the individual will 

Provide, with guidance from senior data scientists, support to quality system process owners the ability to access, analyze and visualize data relevant to that quality system to identify weak signals and improvement opportunities. 
Participate on cross functional teams, projects and/or programs with aims to systematically integrate data, derive insights, and automate processes 
Be responsible for ongoing maintenance of existing data science tools and algorithms 

Activities will be conducted in a team environment. The associate Engineer/Data Scientist will often work in tandem with a more senior QE to complete assignments. 

Skills 
Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, analytical skills, experience programming in Python and/or R. 

Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Research (Industrial Engineering), Statistics, Mathematics or Engineering 

Years of Experience Required: Recent college graduate or 1-2 years of experience. 

Experience Desired: 

• Application of machine learning models. 
• Data manipulation and feature generation 
• Worked in a regulated environment 
• Worked with biological processes 

Nice to have: 
• Tableau 
• Spotfire
 
TOP MUST-HAVE SKILL SETS:
Python programming
R programming
Statistical data analysis (Demonstrated application Academic/Internship/Work Experience)
 
DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: Ongoing maintenance of deployed data science tools (ensuring algorithms are performing acceptably Analysis of a wide range of data (text, counts, continuous) to support quality operations, specifically quality systems and manufacturing with support from senior data scientists.
 
EMPLOYEE VALUE PROPOSITION: This position could extend past the initial one year period.
 
RED FLAGS: Six sigma type experience. Bad communication skills. Not willing to learn and expand their skill set.
 
INTERVIEW PROCESS: Will probably start with phone screen, and decide if F2F is necessary. I have generally hired CWs with phone screen only
 
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We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.**No Third-party Vendors Please**
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Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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