Senior Data Scientist Manager

Full time

Employment Information


The Commercial Analytics team at Pfizer is looking for a full-stack Senior Data Scientist Manager who is passionate about crafting and implementing predictive modeling and statistical analysis to build end-to-end solutions and insights that have a direct impact on patient’s lives and the future of Pfizer as a data-driven organization. You will be a thought partner to the business, understand strategic goals, and then use your skills and subject matter expertise to surface impactful insights that drive business decisions and patient benefits. With colleagues across the globe, our rigorous analytical expertise is relied upon as the compass and decision support for the enterprise. Our dynamic, exciting team of subject-matter experts comes from diverse backgrounds and experiences, including market research, data science, digital analytics, finance, and consulting. Our culture is about getting things done iteratively and rapidly, with open feedback and debate along the way. We believe Data Science is a team sport, but we strive for independent decision-making and taking smart risks.

This is an individual contributor role.


This role is accountable for delivering data science driven support for an assigned brand and will partner with US Commercial, business, and digital teams, to develop and implement models, insights, and data products that drive brands’ strategic priorities.

  • Take deep dives in large-scale data to identify key insights that will shape future product/brand strategy for a specific therapeutic area.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify new growth opportunities, develop data requirements, establish critical metrics, and evangelize data products.
  • Design, deploy, and evaluate experiments that help define opportunities for higher adoption, improved business performance, and better patient experience.
  • Conduct hypothesis-driven exploratory analyses, select appropriate ML algorithms, and build complex optimization engines to deliver impactful data solutions.
  • Research new technologies and methods across data science and data engineering to improve the technical capabilities of the team.
  • Communicate insights to senior management by distilling complex analysis and concepts into concise business-focused takeaways.


  • Bachelor’s degree with 7+ years of experience OR Masters Degree with 6+ years of experience OR PhD with 2+ years of experience
  • Degree preferably in engineering, economics, statistics, computer science, or related quantitative field.
  • Preferred experience in Applied Econometrics, Statistics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Analytics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, or related field preferred.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, including SQL, and large-scale distributed systems such as Hadoop and or working in Snowflake/Databricks
  • Ability to implement data science pipelines and applications in a general programming language such as Python, Scala, Java, or R.
  • Practical experience with and theoretical understanding of ML algorithms for classification, regression, clustering, and anomaly detection- Well versed with and have experience applying various statistical methodologies including Bayesian and non-parametric techniques, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, Regression, fixed and random effects etc. to measure the impact of experiments.
  • Hands on experience working in big data environments such as Hadoop, Spark, and using Python / SQL or comparable languages for manipulating and analyzing complex clickstream and or unstructured data.
  • Ability to extract significant business insights from data and identify the roots behind the patterns.
  • Experience working with a data visualization tool/package, including Dash, Tableau, and Angular etc.
  • Communication skills for communicating complex quantitative analyses to senior business executives.
  • Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

Hybrid- must be open to posted location(s).

Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $117,300.00 to $195,500.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 17.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | ( Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States. Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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