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Data Scientist, Associate - (JP8371)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Data Scientist, Associate/ - (JP8371)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Remote pending lift of COVID restrictions)
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: Final Product Technologies
Duration: 1+ year (with likely extensions)
Posting Date: 3/22/21
 
 
3 Key Consulting is hiring a Data Scientist, Associate for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.
 
Job Description:
  • Experience with data visualization tools or packages, such as SpotFire and Tableau preferred
  • Experience with advanced statistical/analytical techniques
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical software package
 
 
The ideal candidate enjoys tackling challenges and excels at organizing information from numerous sources to provide well-constructed deliverables. They have a passion for modeling, analytics, and technology. The successful candidate will be given opportunities to apply their expertise to enhance the way data is used to inform and make decisions. This role will be in the Process Development Organization, within the “medical device” group, Final Product Technologies (FPT). This candidate will be a part of the Business Operations team which, among other responsibilities, manages large-cross functional data and IS initiatives. This candidate will work cross-functionally to help teams within FPT make use of large sets of data being gathered by our suppliers. They will have to understand use cases and nuances of business needs throughout the organization and build data processes and visualizations to help teams best-utilize this data.
 
 
Why is the Position Open?
Backfill.
 
Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Experience with data visualization tools or packages, such as SpotFire
  • Experience with advanced statistical/analytical techniques
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical software package
 
 
Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Working with large quantities of data to enable general workflows such as data processing, cleaning, and labeling.
  • Developing, enhancing, automating, and managing Supplier Data
  • Creating striking visualizations to aid in data interpretation and usage
  • Working with large quantities of data to enable general workflows such as data processing, cleaning, and labeling.
  • Developing, enhancing, automating, and managing Supplier Data
  • Creating striking visualizations to aid in data interpretation and usage
  • Demonstrating modeling and visualization approaches as part of proof-of-concept projects
  • Partner with IS and Data Engineers to ensure that the models feeding the dashboards are robust, functional, and relevant to business needs
  • Constantly iterate with the business on analysis and dashboard design to ensure all necessary features and data are present
 
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree (engineering, mathematics, computer science, or other quantitative discipline)
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with data visualization tools or packages, such as SpotFire
  • Experience with advanced statistical/analytical techniques
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical software package
  • Proficiency with SQL/spark SQL and ability to manipulate large datasets from various source systems/databases
  • Knowledge of multiple programming/scripting languages such as Python, Java, C++, MATLAB, or R
  • Experience with correlation analysis, familiar with common machine learning techniques
  • Experience analyzing unstructured data, such as using NLP techniques to analyze free-text data and generate insights
  • Understanding business needs and developing novel yet practical solutions to meet those needs
  • Interest in better understanding medical device development workflows
 
Preferred Traits:
  • Passion for proactively identifying opportunities through creative data analysis and modeling
  • Intellectual curiosity with ability to learn new concepts/frameworks, algorithms and technology rapidly as needs arise
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to deliver work and provide positive leadership in a fast-paced, multi-project team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work in highly collaborative, cross-functional environments
 
 
 
Employee Value Proposition:
Exposure to a large organization.
 
 
Red Flags:
  • Unable to complete projects without significant hand-holding
  • Uninterested in helping scientists / engineers to make quick, data driven decisions via easy access to processed data
  • No experience with large data sets, automatic processing, or visualizations
 
 
Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview
 
 
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 

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