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Data Scientist 2

Job Locations US | US-Remote
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/1/2021 12:00 PM)
ID
2021-78183

Overview

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

 

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

 

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Responsibilities

Healthcare Intelligence Experts.

 

Symphony Health, part of the ICON plc family, is a team of curious thinkers and intellectual problem solvers driving the healthcare data industry forward. We leverage our large, integrated healthcare data repository and our analytic expertise to build customized, agile data solutions which answer the questions our clients -- life science manufacturers, payers, and providers -- have today, as well as those they’ll have tomorrow. Together, we can help patients get the right drugs at the right times.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Translate client business questions into proposed analysis plans, seeking input from colleagues when appropriate, and confirming client buy-in before proceeding.
  • Coordinate analysis with Third Parties as needed
  • Respond to inquiries and follow up on data validations
  • Provide recommendations based on analyzed data to solve a variety of business problems and enable business strategy.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (customers, internal IT teams, etc.) to understand business needs, ensure data integrity and flow efficiency, and to create tools for customer utilization.
  • Provide quality validations and ongoing support of clients and projects.
  • Enhance or create new quality control methods to evaluate the accuracy of deliverables and/or project analyses.
  • Manipulate and / or build query statements to perform data extracts across multiple data sets and platforms.
  • Interpret Third Party reports to the business
  • Drive implementations of Privacy redactions with Internal Teams.

Finalize and deliver the results of assigned projects to internal clients

Core Responsibilities:

  • Applies sound business practices, information and technology to current position; applies job knowledge and skills to produce quality work; continually updates technical and professional expertise and appropriate job requirements
  • Produces clear tool extracts/reports to provide deliverables to customers that are clear and efficient.
  • Contributes to RFPs and customer requests as necessary in collaboration with business development.
  • Collaborates with IT group to transform and prepare data for analysis.
  • Appropriately balances the quantity/quality of own work with the business situation; demonstrates enthusiasm, drive and a sense of urgency when completing work.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and assessment skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong ability to translate data, driving insights into decisions and actions.
  • Strong ability to think strategically and be proactive and collaborative

Qualifications

 

What do you have?

  • 3 years’ relevant experience in the commercial healthcare industry
  • Experience working with prescription and patient claims data preferred.
  • Ability and desire to learn analytics commonly used to support operations in commercial life sciences (pharma, biotech, and medical device) organizations
  • Knowledge of machine learning and predictive modeling.
  • Knowledge of relational databases, scripting languages, and statistical computing packages, including R, Python, Hadoop, and Oracle
  • Knowledge of applied statistics, including regression models.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Master’s degree in Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics or similar subject, or international equivalent

*Equivalent combination of education, training, and relevant experience may be considered in place of the education and experience stated above. All employees must read, write and speak fluent English and host country language.

*This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.




Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs.  In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.



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