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RWD Data Scientist

Lake County, Illinois Req ID 2209027 Category Information Technology Division AbbVie

This position is an opportunity for an early career candidate to join a team and work at the intersection of machine learning, deep learning, and Real World Data to make a remarkable impact by enabling scientists to unlock the knowledge and insights that exist within that RWD.  This position is part of the RAIDERS R&D IT Team. The RAIDERS team supports the exploration and delivery of solutions using emerging artificial intelligence and automation capabilities for all parts of the R&D organization. As part of this team, you should be comfortable with the following roles/responsibilities:

  • Gathering requirements to solve business-focused problems.
  • Developing full-stack solutions using python and/or javascript.
  • Developing AI models using machine and deep learning techniques.
  • Testing the solutions with user supplied data.
  • Documenting solution where necessary with online help.
  • Training and supporting users after rollout.
  • Be able to manage multiple small projects concurrently and communicate statuses to the client areas.
  • Must work with little supervision.
  • May be primary owner for client relationship.
  • Employee will make their own project hours.
  • Employee will consult with supervisor to meet project deliverables.

  • BS/MS with experience in a Pharma R&D, especially as it relates to RWD analytics.
  • Database skills. Must be able to build data models for solutions and execute them in Oracle, Postgres, or other RDBMS platform. Must be able to write queries on existing source systems to integrate data with applications. Can build integrated workflows to manage data for entire systems.
  • Ability to code in javascript and css to augment web solutions

Because this is a customer-facing position, it is important that the employee be personable, possess excellent communication skills, and be responsive to the user’s needs while having the skill to gently push back unnecessary requests when appropriate. The employee must be able to identify unmet business needs throughout the client areas and analyze and communicate these needs to the RAIDERS team. In addition, the candidate needs the skills to creatively develop rapid (agile) solutions to these problems, prototype these with the client, and then deploy these applications (usually web based) to the organization. These applications should amplify, scale, hone, and empower our end users. This position entails a high level of autonomy; with that independence the employee must demonstrate the necessary ownership and responsibility skills to the client areas.

Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel: No
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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