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Senior Manager, Statistics (R1043138) in Frankfurt/Main, DE at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/23/2018

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Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Statistical Services

Statistical Services - with departments in Frankfurt, Philadelphia, Paris, London, Milan and Warsaw as well as a network of over 150 team members worldwide - is the global competence centre for data science at IQVIA. Complex statistical analysis at the highest level are conceptualized and implemented to support international customers in the pharmaceutical industry - often within multinational projects. We are using pharma big data and data science to support launch of new offerings, improve accuracy and enhance existing offerings and generate new insights for pharma worldwide. As a member of our team you can expect exciting international projects with interesting development perspectives.

Senior Data Scientist, Statistical Services – the role

This role is intended to enhance IQVIA syndicated offerings worldwide by designing new machine learning solutions that will be applied to pharma big data on state of the art hardware such as massive distributed clusters.

  • Development of machine learning and data mining technologies
  • Concept design and development of innovative sampling approaches
  • Selection and application of modern statistical technologies including machine learning and data mining techniques in connection with pharma big data to identify complex patterns
  • Development of quality control methodologies for big data utilizing machine learning approaches
  • Design of data imputation methodologies with machine learning approaches
  • Design of new algorithms for data projection
  • Working with anonymized electronic medical records, pharmacy, physician and hospital data
  • Working with technology teams to support implementation of new statistical technologies and machine learning algorithms in big data platforms

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A Master degree in Statistics, Economics/Econometrics, Computer Science or related field
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in quantitative data analysis or PhD with at least 1 year of relevant professional experience with research in machine learning algorithms
  • Very good knowledge and understanding of Statistics, Econometrics, and Machine Learning methods
  • Experience applying Machine Learning methods to business questions
  • Experience with handling Big Data
  • Proficient in R & Python
  • Exposure to Spark/Hadoop and either Theano/Tensorflow/Caffe/Torch
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) including technical aspects of a project, ability to develop usable documentation, results interpretation and business recommendations
  • Local language skills to an advanced level (spoken and written), with complete fluency in English.
  • Strong analytic mindset and logical thinking capability, strong QC mindset
  • Demonstrates consulting, creativity, critical thinking, project planning, and attention to detail capabilities
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical market and experience with pharmaceutical data (medical, hospital, pharmacy, claims data) would be a plus, but not a must

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: R1043138