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Data Scientist (Healthcare and Lifesciences)

Job Code : VIT-2017-DB-202
Posted on : October 1, 2018

Job Location : Bangalore/Noida
Industry : Healthcare/Lifesciences
Discipline : Product Development

Brief Description:

This opportunity is for an experienced Data Scientist who will become a key member of Vitrana’s integrated analytics platform for Healthcare and Life Sciences.

Detailed Description:

Responsibilities of this Profile includes:

  • Working with VITRANA business units to identify and deliver results on high-impact projects leveraging Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders in applying Data Science skills to important business problems, frame problem definition and potential solutions
  • Advocate the power of Data Science concepts and working with cross-functional teams to create actionable insight for customer business lines
  • Identify relevant skill and knowledge gaps needed to solve business problems and will develop training programs within VITRANA to close these gaps while providing hands-on experience solving major healthcare and clinical development problems
  • Initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • And other duties as assigned to assist VITRANA’s activities in research, development, consulting, training and support.

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced Degree in quantitative field, computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, bioinformatics, epidemiology or other similar.
  • Minimum 5 years of continuous and latest experience in statistical analysis, quantitative analytics, and/or forecasting/predictive analytics.
  • Minimum 2 years of applying Machine Learning using distributed systems and more specifically using Spark libraries.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with statistical tools/packages, more specifically with R
  • Strong programming skills to handle data in at least 2 of the following tools (Java, Scala, Python, SQL)
  • Experience in handling large data sets for Healthcare Industry
  • Experience in handling large data sets for Clinical Research/Development Analytics
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau
  • Experience with Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Hive, Spark, H2O and others
  • Have customer facing experience and excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Have a creative and open mindset to learn new things and innovate
  • Be a self-starter who can meet goals with minimal supervision
  • Have high energy levels to thrive in a fast paced, open, startup environment
  • Have experience working in cross-cultural environment; prior experience with a multi-national company is desirable
  • Have strong English language skills

Educational Qualification:

Bachelors of Sciences/Bachelors of Engineering (Electronics, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Science, Biotechnology)

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