Senior Manager Data Scientist ( Machine Learning )

Otsuka Pharmaceuticals   •  

Princeton, NJ

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Less than 5 years

Posted 165 days ago

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Senior Manager Data Scientist with expertise in machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistical data analytics, and applications.  Must have an excellent knowledge of advanced methods, and experience in applying those methods to a variety of applications.  Must be agile to grow in new directions, work with a team of scientists and practitioners from different functional areas to solve problems in pharmaceuticals.


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Establish and implement end to end proof of concept for data analyses across functional areas
  • Create innovative methodologies for data
  • Build proof of concept systems
  • Establish strategic partnerships with technical leadership across functional areas
  • Presenting to senior leadership as well external audience
  • Demonstrates the ability to create new and different solutions that align to real work problems and opportunities
  • Proficiency in computer programming with excellent software development skills using state-of-the-art technologies and languages (C++, Java, R, Python, and other scriptinglanguages)





  • 3-5 years hands on experience in machine learning
  • Master’s Degree required and PhD strongly preferred in Computer Science, Statistics, or a related field with focus on data analysis
  • Command of principles of machine learning, statistical analysis, data mining algorithms, and mathematical modeling
  • Demonstrated ability to use knowledge of recent techniques, and develop new methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in applying Machine Learning to at least one of the areas: Computer Vision, Natural Language Analysis or text analysis, large data sets, and social network analysis
  • Excellent software development skills, esp. in rapid prototyping
  • Established publication record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in machine learning on large size data using MapReduce and Hadoop preferred
  • Experience in health care data analytics preferred
  • Background in information security and privacy preferred

Travel (approximately 15%)



This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.