Senior Data Scientist, Medical Safety

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Data Scientist, in Fort Washington, PA or Skillman, NJ.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. is a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics.  Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. markets innovative consumer products focusing on skin and hair care, baby care, wound care, oral health and women's health as well as a broad range of well-known and trusted over-the-counter products through our McNeil Consumer Healthcare division. The portfolio includes some of the most world's most widely used and trusted brands JOHNSON'S ® Baby, NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO®  LISTERINE®, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages, TYLENOL®, and many more.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

The Sr. Data Scientist will:
  • Be a member of the Safety Science and Policy group within the Office of Consumer Medical Safety (OCMS). 
  • Be responsible for translating the strategic vision of safety science into solutions and insights through development of innovative methodology and applications. 
  • Should be passionate about working on cutting edge research and developing advanced analytics/informatics solutions in the field of safety analytics and surveillance.
  • Lead the safety science effort to build applications and tools by applying advanced scientific algorithms and methods and translating the strategic vision of safety science into solutions and insights.
  • Work closely with customers and stakeholders to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make evidence based decisions.
  • Manage relationships across IT, QA and finance functional areas; balance between business needs and IT/QA standards and strategies to guide well-informed designs and decisions.
  • Apply compliance/validation requirements related to GxP-regulated applications, provides documentation as necessary, and participate in compliance/validation activities as required.
  • Work effectively as part of a team and solve complex or unusual problems in consideration of the potential impact.
  • Lead as a Business Analyst for moderate to large projects, programs, or initiatives of varying complexity
  • Apply and leverage technology-driven analytics (e.g., natural language processing, artificial intelligence/machine learning, semantics) in advancing safety science practice.

  • Master degree required in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science/Informatics, Epidemiology, Statistics or related discipline with 5 years of overall experience or a PhD.
  • Experience applying a minimum of two software languages, such as PL/SQL, R, JMP, Python or other related software language to provide data-driven analytical solutions required.
  • Advanced knowledge of building custom or web-based applications using JMP, Java, JSON required.
  • Experience with relational databases (ex: Oracle Databases, MySQL, Microsoft Access, etc.) required.
  • Experience with systems development life cycle (SDLC) and computer system validation within a GxP environment is highly preferred.
  • Experience with business intelligence/ visualization tools such as Qlik, Tableau or Spotfire is preferred.
  • Experience with spontaneous adverse events and working knowledge of safety surveillance is preferred.
  • Prior training/experience with natural language processing and machine learning is preferred.
  • Excellent written and communications skills to report back the findings in a clear, structured manner are required.
  • Willingness to work in an exploratory environment, handling non-standard tasks with minimal supervision required.
  • This position is required to be based in Fort Washington, PA or Skillman, NJ.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Skillman
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
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