Innovation Project Leader, Data Science

  • Company: GSK
  • Location: Rockville, Maryland
  • Posted: August 25, 2017
  • Reference ID: WD129735
Why You?

Basic qualifications:
• MS Degree in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Physics or equivalent
• Minimum 3 years of experience leading advanced data analytics projects end to end, from ideation to objectives formulation to implementation to deliverables (preferentially in Clinical Research or Information Systems) or relevant scientific and technical experience including project management responsibilities
• Fluent English (spoken and written)
• Dynamic, open minded, motivated, self-starter person able to identify and lead complex projects from conception through implementation
• Excellent analytical, problem solving and project delivery skills
• Excellent networking, influencing, communication and presentations skills, ability to facilitate interfaces within extended network and to explain technical concepts to diverse audiences
• Experienced in setting up, leading and delivering projects with both multi-disciplinary and geographically remote partners, through effective matrix management that might include external partners
• Experience leading advanced data analytics projects end to end, from ideation to objectives formulation to implementation to deliverables
• Project Management and Resource Management skills
• Skills to effectively lead project teams including data scientists or to act as the data science expert within these teams
• Expert command of statistical analysis, algorithm development, and state-of-the-art tools and methodologies for data science
• Experience in data sourcing, data capture, data transformation and data preparation techniques
• Expert level in machine learning and statistical analysis (classification, regression, recommendation systems)
• Knowledge of how to visualize and present data to support conclusions/recommendations
• Ability to simplify complex situations to enable all parties to play their roles in achieving progress
• Ability to anticipate for changes that may be needed based on the external scientific, technical or regulatory environment

Preferred qualifications:
• PhD or equivalent experience (could include post doc-analytics project)
• Knowledge of clinical study planning, implementation and conduct are a plus
• Experience in Data Management and Clinical Systems and understanding of regulations including ICH-GCP desirable
• Hands-on experience with R, Python, SAS or MATLAB. Knowledge of Spotfire, Tableau desirable. Knowledge or interest in Hadoop is a plus

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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