Skip to main content

Senior Data Scientist

Apply now
Primary Location: Warsaw, Poland Full time R1235393

Job description

Senior Data Scientist

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 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 in depth understanding of Machine Learning methods

  • Experience applying Machine Learning methods to business questions

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

  • Experience with handling Big Data

  • Proficient in Python and/or R

  • Familiarity with REST 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


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

Apply now

Join IQVIA’s Talent Network

Let’s stay connected. Join our global Talent Network to receive alerts when new opportunities become available that match your career ambitions.

Join our network
Top of page