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Statistician/Data Analyst - (JP9785)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Statistician/Data Analyst - (JP9785)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: CIDA Design and Innovation
Duration: 1+ years (with likely extensions)
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Posting Date:  02/23/2022

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Statistician/Data Analyst for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
The ideal candidate will build machine learning models and other statistical models, as well as support their implementation and deployment through a good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Develop business requirements thru collaborations with cross-functional stakeholders and the use of excellent communication skills. Experience with clinical trials and its data collection process, storage, quality, and use would be looked for. The latter will be particularly critical in a regulated environment. Functional requirements, prototype code, good documentation, testing, and relevant visualizations will be expected as deliverables when producing new algorithms as required by the stakeholders.

The ideal candidate must enjoy data analysis challenges and possess a wide variety of tools under their belt to tackle these challenges while exhibiting creativity and innovation in so doing. Excellent organization skills will be needed. These will be important when managing information, data sources, and/or user documentation. This person will be able to adapt and abide by controlled processes (SOPs), as they will be working under regulatory requirements from official sources. The candidate must be self-motivated and demonstrate good time-management skills.

Responsibilities will include among others:
  • Ability to perform data analysis in a wide range of data and analytics solutions, from descriptive to prescriptive, using advanced statistical and machine learning models.
  • Leverage large data sets to conduct end-to end analytics that will include data gathering, requirements specifications, processing, analytics, ongoing deliverables, and presentations.
  • Interact cross-functionally with a wide variety of people and teams. Work closely with subject matter experts to deliver value by developing novel, practical, scientific data-driven solutions to meet business needs.

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Ability to perform data analysis including using advanced statistical and machine learning models.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC).

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Perform data analysis in a wide range of data and analytics solutions, from descriptive to prescriptive, using advanced statistical and machine learning models.
  • Leverage large data sets to conduct end-to end analytics that will include data gathering, requirements specifications, processing, analytics, ongoing deliverables, and presentations.
  • Interact cross-functionally with a wide variety of people and teams. Work closely with subject matter experts to deliver value by developing novel, practical, scientific data-driven solutions to meet business needs.

Basic Qualifications:
  • PhD in Statistics or in a related subject with substantial statistical knowledge OR
  • Master's degree in Statistics or in a related subject & 2+ years of directly related experience OR
  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics or in a related subject & 4+ years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with large data sets, data mining, and machine learning tools.
  • A good understanding of clinical data.
  • Experience working in a software development environment.
  • Experience constructing data visualizations of clinical data.
  • Experience with SAS programming and/or R.
  • Understanding of Clinical Trials.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Independent, self-motivated, organized, able to multi-task in time-sensitive environments, and skilled in communication, facilitation, and collaboration.
  • Familiarity with DevOps and software best practices (i.e., version control, continuous integration, test driven development).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Red Flags:
  • No proven ability to work independently
  • Poor communication and organization skills
  • Lack of programming skills (SAS and/or R)
  • (Clinical trials experience is desired but not essential)

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person 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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