Senior Data Scientist

Location: New York, USA Salary: US$170000 - US$200000 per year + competitive
Sector: Creative Type: Permanent


My client is a Health care Data Analytics company that is growing rapidly and seeking to bring on a Senior Data Scientist with a strong background in commercial pharmaceuticals. This Senior Data Scientist role requires at least 5+ years of hands on experience (10+ is preferred) with at least a Masters, preferably a PHD in a quant field.

As a Senior Data Scientist in New York City you will work closely with the managing director to choose emerging technologies/tools that the company should focus on. You'll be client facing, and answer the questions of executives that may not understand complex technical terminology. You'll be a thought leader in the health care space as it relates to data science and advanced analytics!

The company utilizes proprietary machine learning platforms that harness the power of healthcare encounter data and supplied advanced analytics that help their clients identify the most influential health care professionals and their clinical networks.

Details for the Sr. Data Scientist role:

Apply advanced analytics and modeling technologies (ex: Machine learning and data mining) in developing innovative solutions in the pharma space.

Work with the tech team to support machine-learning algorithms in big data to solve problems!

Support customized projects by designing and implementing statistical models on large health care related data sets.

Drive innovation in the space and help the company maintain their top spot in the market!

Tools/Frameworks in use: Hadoop environment with Python and R. Also Spark and Hive.


Must have a quantitative Masters, or a PHD which is preferred.

Must have at least 5 years of hands on experience in data science and statistical modeling, with at least 4-5 years of experience working on physician/health care/commercial pharma data. Those without commercial pharma experience will not be considered for this role.

Must have excellent business acument and the ability to speak very clearly and consult with clients where necessary based on their questions.

This role is located in NYC, Manhattan and will require the candidate to be on site 100% of the time! The title of this role is Senior Data Scientist.

Experience with Python/R - Strong SAS programming is OK but not preferred. Hadoop and big data experience is preferred.

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