Data Scientist
Hyderabad, India
41d ago

Job Description

Novartis Business Services IT (NBS IT) is working to support Novartis to deliver better patient outcomes through innovative use of information and technology.

As technology is reshaping the healthcare industry, IT will be a differentiator for our businesses, inspiring new ideas and enabling Novartis to reimagine medicine.

To continue to add even greater value for the business we need to have the right people with the right capabilities in the right location.

We need to be customer-oriented and focus on bringing the best services and solutions to the business both globally and locally to support our patients.

NBS IT offers this extraordinary work experience with a real opportunity to develop in a highly fast-paced technology-driven environment where collaboration and innovation are at the heart of who we are and what we do.

The Data Scientist is responsible for the capabilities needed to operate a scientific practice using advanced techniques to understand data and produce insights that are of value to Novartis.

He establishes business value creation applying Advanced Analytics and Data Engineering techniques on a variety of small, medium and big data.

The mission is to solve scientific, operational and technical challenges. The role encompasses the design and implementation of the solutions.

  • Innovates, recommends and develop advanced predictive analytics, computational science, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and machine learning techniques / methodologies to answer research questions and synthesize insights that achieve business objectives.
  • Establishes scalable, efficient, automated solutions for large scale data analyses, model development, model validation and model implementation.
  • Works to translate prototypes into new products, services, and features and provide guidelines for large-scale implementation.

  • Exercise judgment on how to effectively communicate highly technical and complex details through the use of visualization and careful selection of "knowns" vs "hypotheticals".
  • Quantitative skills and the ability to tell a story using data.
  • Strong familiarity and experience with data preparation and processing such as assessment of data quality, new variable creation, variable selection, etc. Additional responsibilities
  • Ability to create advanced predictive models using concepts like Artificial Neural Networks, Support Vector Machines, Random Forest, etc
  • Experiment with new datasets to try unguided and unsupervised learning to understand hidden insights
  • Drive Innovation ideas / discussions, PoC’s.
  • Structure problem domain and drive / define data, process, functional, and architectural requirements.
  • Provide in-depth technical knowledge to ensure efficient design, programming and implementation.
  • Minimum requirements

  • University degree in Statistics, Operational Research, Computer Science or in a highly quantitative field. Business fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • 3+ years in predictive modeling and large data analysis.
  • Has worked in with business functions, in the areas of Development, Sales, Finance, manufacturing, supply chain
  • A strong track record of innovating through machine learning and statistical algorithms and their applications.
  • Hands on experience with data mining, text mining, its concepts, techniques and implementation.
  • Practical experiences with data discovery with large and complex data assets from varied information sources.
  • Must have experience in statistical / analytics tools such as Alteryx, R, SAS, or Python & big data technologies for machine learning based problems such as SparkR, Mahout
  • Expertise in at least 2 visualization tools Qlikview, Spotfire, Tableau for designing insights
  • Expertise in SQL programming languages and familiarity with Hadoop, Hive, PIG
  • About Novartis

    Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs : innovative medicines, cost-

    saving generic and biosimilar pharmaceuticals and eye care. Novartis has leading positions globally in each of these areas.

    In 2016, the Group achieved net sales of USD 48.5 billion, while R&D throughout the Group amounted to approximately USD 9.

    0 billion. Novartis Group companies employ approximately 121,000 full-time-equivalent associates. Novartis products are sold in approximately 155 countries around the world.

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