Advanced Analytics - Sr. Data Scientist will execute advanced computational approaches to aid in evidence-based pharmaceutical product development. He/She will leverage high-dimensional population health data to support R&D, Medical, HEVA, commercial product development, access and business strategy. The Advanced Analytics role will generate analytics required by healthcare decision makers to support patient access and use of Sanofi medicines and he/she will contribute to the insights required by Sanofi internal teams to develop and commercialize the most impactful medicines.
· Get to apply a broad array of capabilities spanning machine learning, statistics, text-mining/NLP, and modeling to extract insights to structured and unstructured healthcare data sources, pre-clinical, clinical trial and complementary real world information streams.
· Work on a variety of team-based projects providing expertise in analytical and computational approaches.
· Have the opportunity to identify novel solutions to internal analytics & data challenges including the piloting and/or evaluation of tools for analytics, reporting and data visualization.
· Develop additional skills through training courses, mentoring, and interactions daily with team members and Sanofi stakeholders.
· Provide expertise and execute advanced analytics for solving problems across R&D, Medical Affairs, HEVA and Market Access Strategies and Plans.
· Design and implement data models, perform statistical analysis and create predictive analysis models
· Translate and appropriately champion advanced analytics results and capabilities to non-technical audiences.
· Work with internal and external data scientists to scope and execute Advance Analytics projects.
Essential Skills & Experience:
· PhD or ScD in quantitative field such as Health Services research, Medical Economics, Medical Informatics, Biostatistics, or Computer Science, computer engineering or related field with a minimum of 3 years of industry or academic experience
· Relevant Masters Degree, with 6 or more years of related industry experience
· Proficiency in at least two or more technical or analytical languages (R, Python, etc..) and a willingness to embrace new coding approaches.
· Experience with advanced ML techniques (neural networks/deep learning, reinforcement learning, SVM, PCA, etc.).
· Demonstrated ability to interact with a variety of large-scale data structures e.g. HDFS, SQL, noSQL
· Experience working across multiple environments (e.g. AWS, GCP, linux) for optimizing compute and big data handling requirements.
· Experience with any of the following: biomedical data types/population health data/real world data/novel data streams.
· Strong oral and written communication skills
· A demonstrated ability to work and collaborate in a team environment
Desirable Skills & Experience
· Ability to prototype analyses and algorithms in high-level languages embracing reproducible and collaborative technology platforms (e.g. github, containers, jupyter notebooks)
· Exposure to NLP technologies and analyses
· Knowledge of some datavis technologies (ggplot2, shiny, plotly, d3, Tableau or Spotfire)
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