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Senior Data Scientist

Foster City, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Senior Data Scientist

Contract role - very long term (1-4 years)
Location: South San Francisco, CA

Background:
The data scientist will be responsible for supporting our Pharma Client’s PDM (Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing) department’s greater use of data in reporting, analytics, visualizations, and obtaining insights. They will be responsible for be applying data sciences techniques to continue to improve our knowledge management, perform predictive analytics, and identify trends in scientific and operational datasets. Furthermore, they will advance artificial intelligence and machine learning throughout PDM to uncover patterns, correlations, and new insights in data that would otherwise be difficult to do due to large data volumes and data in various systems with different data models and structures
 
Required Skills and Education:
 
Degree in computer science, math, statistics, life science or equivalent experience

Extensive data modeling and data architecture skills

Programming experience in Python and R. Data Should know the limits and benefits of statistical programming languages.

Lower level programming experience in languages like C#, C++ or Java

Background in machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow or Keras

Expertise in common R and Python packages like GGplot, DPLYR, and Plumber

Knowledge of how to analyze and manage large data sets as well as strategies for visualizing and communicating results to solve business needs

Knowledge of Hadoop or another distributed computing systems is a plus
Experience working in an Agile environment

Advanced math skills (linear algebra, Bayesian statistics, group theory)
Strong written and verbal communications

Familiarity with cGMP, computer validation concepts and pharmaceutical regulatory compliance, including data integrity, quality analytics, 21 CFR Part 11, EU Annex 11, and familiarity with as 21 CFR parts 58, 210, 21 is a plus.
 
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