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Senior Data Scientist (R1079592) in Shanghai, China at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/5/2019

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IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

The candidate would join a high profile and talented team, and act as Senior Data Scientist for generating studies for various IQVIA RWAS customers. The activities require skills in:

- Ad-hoc script writing in R and SQL, potentially Python and  Spark
- R package generation,
- R visualization
- Development and implementation of solutions for
o retrospective research studies
o statistical methods
o NLP and text mining application
- Scalable data manipulation: Extraction and transformation
- SQL query generation and management in various flavors: Oracle, SQL Server, Redshift, Hadoop

The candidate would work directly with IQVIA’s Director Remote Network Studies and Head of Data Science, as well as various internal Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) or disease teams and external customers to develop the various analytical scripts. These scripts will be distributed internally and externally, and their execution will have to be supported. As part of this process, the candidate would also work with the software engineering to build standardized solution for creating efficient processes. The ideal candidate has a passionate interest in health care data and their applications in analytical products. He/she should also be comfortable in engaging with technical teams including software engineers or statisticians.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1079592


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