Senior Data Scientist

Full time

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Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine, is recruiting for a Senior Data Scientist in Business Technology located in Titusville, NJ, or Horsham, PA.

At J&J Innovative Medicine, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing, and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found. Our company provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas. Our ultimate goal is to help people live healthy lives. We have produced and marketed many first-in-class prescription medications and are poised to serve the broad needs of the healthcare market - from patients to practitioners, from clinics to hospitals. For more information, visit:

The Commercial Data Sciences team is looking for an extraordinary scientist who is passionate about crafting, developing, and fielding data science solutions that drive impact for patients and for Johnson & Johnson. There are many ways to explore and analyze data, and this powers the excitement and passion of data scientists at J&J as many business units are eager to use the data to build business value.

In this role you will be someone who stays on the cutting edge of artificial intelligence, data science, and advanced analytics research through novel project execution and development of algorithms that influence decisions at various levels in the organization, including but not limited to distribution demands, omnichannel sales and marketing optimization, patient/payer analytics, commercial strategy, and relate commercially focused model development. The role requires both a broad knowledge of existing AI-type algorithms and the creativity to invent and customize when necessary. You will lead and deliver projects and develop solutions that in turn deliver insights. You will work with matrixed teams across business and technology, and be part of a dynamic, accomplished organization that will support multiple therapeutic areas and commercial functions.

Come join us in our mission to transform the future of health!


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. with 3 years of experience, or M.S. with 5+ years of relevant pharma sales & marketing experience, in Computer Sciences, Statistics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Physics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Informatics, Medical Informatics, Computational Biology or a related field.
  • Strong working knowledge of machine learning platforms/environments.
  • Experience with practical applications of AI-type algorithms, including machine learning techniques such as regression, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, neural networks, and/or Bayesian models.
  • Familiarity with large datasets, handling of healthcare relevant datasets and understanding of data analysis workflows.
  • Proficiency with one or more programming language such as Python, R, SAS or Java.
  • Proficiency with SQL.
  • Experience delivering on data science projects using predictive technologies, data mining and/or text mining.
  • Familiarity with working in a cloud-based technology stack.
  • Familiarity with usage of Generative AI for productivity improvement.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to translate complex methods and results to diverse audiences.
  • Strong ability to establish relationships with business partners and understand their needs.
  • Proven track record to deliver end-to-end machine learning projects from understanding business requirements, development, deployment, and management of post-launch operations
  • Experience with vendor management – ensuring timelines and expectations
  • This position can be based in one of our following locations: Titusville, NJ, or Horsham, PA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the commercial pharmaceuticals business.
  • Experience with sales and marketing best practices, processes, and related technology.
  • Familiarity of commercially available healthcare data sets.
  • Experience with Pyspark.
  • Familiarity with open-source and gated/paid model landscape

Other: Antcipated base pay rage for this position is $113K - $170K USD

Thriving on a diverse company culture and celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, we are committed to inclusion. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Working with Johnson & Johnson can change everything. Including YOU.


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