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Senior Data Scientist (m/w/d)

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Primary Location: Frankfurt/Main, Hesse, Germany Full time R1237711

Job description

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.

Data Science & Advanced Analytics- with departments in Frankfurt, Philadelphia, Beijing and Warsaw as well as a network of over 150 team members worldwide - is the global competence center for data science at IQVIA. Complex advanced analysis at the highest level are conceptualized and implemented to support international customers in the pharmaceutical industry - often within multinational projects. As a member of our team you can expect exciting international projects with interesting development perspectives.

Senior Data Scientist, Data Science & Advanced Analytics– the role

  • Collaboration in projects of the European Data Science & Advanced Analytics Team

  • Development and execution of complex statistical, econometric, and machine learning analysis (Advanced Analytics, Predictive Analytics), especially in the area of Commercial Effectiveness (e.g., Next Best Customer, Profiling, Segmentation and Targeting, Brand Performance drivers and optimisation, etc) and Real World Evidence (e.g., risk of disease progression, treatment compliance, etc) in collaboration with European local offices

  • Development of innovative methodologies to deliver custom solutions to our clients as well as execution and implementation of concept studies using advanced statistical methods

  • Application of modern data mining and machine learning techniques in connection with Healthcare Big Data to identify complex relationships, to derive business-relevant findings, and develop new offerings 

  • Implementation of new statistical and machine learning technologies

  • Working with technology teams to support machine-learning algorithms in big data platforms

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • Master degree in Mathematics/Statistics, Economics/Econometrics, Computer Science or related field

  • At least3 years of professional experience in quantitative data analysisor PhD with at least 1 year of relevant professional experience with research in machine learning algorithms

  • Very good knowledge and in depth understanding of Machine Learning methods

  • Experience applying Machine Learning methodsto business questions

  • Very good knowledge of the higher statistical and econometric methods in theory and practice

  • Experience with handlingBig Data

  • Proficient inPython and/or R

  • Familiarity withREST APIs and web services

  • 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™.

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

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