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Sr. Data Scientist - United States  

Biogen (company)


Posted on : 28 May 2017

Project Description

External Posting TitleSr. Data Scientist Job DescriptionBiogen is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our Data Science team in our Digital Health Technology and Data Science organization. As a member of the Data Science team, you will be tasked with weaving structured and unstructured data together from across Biogen to help answer some of our biggest questions. You will work directly with different teams across Biogen on different problems. Many times you will be part of a cross function team, which will require deeper understanding of complex problems. The background for this position is either a Scientist with a heavy analytics and data science background, or a Computer Scientist / Engineer who has been focused on Analytics and Data Science initiatives.You will be exposed to many different types of data and technology. This is a great position for someone who wants to be part of the Data Revolution . This position is located in in Cambridge, MA. LocationCambridge, MA, US Job CategoryInformation Technology Requisition Number30576BR QualificationsRequired Skills:• Strong analytical skills for effective problem solving• Ability to generate models from complicated data that tell a story• Hands on experience with Machine Learning• Strong communication and the ability to clearly convey information both in the group and to external groups• Experience with Hadoop, Spark and concepts like Map Reduce• Experience with at least 2 Data Science languages (Python, R, Scala, Java)• Working knowledge of Relational Databases• Working Knowledge of at least one NoSQL datastore (MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4J, &).• Understanding of WebServices as well as JSON and XML formats• Experience with Spark, PySpark, SparkR or Spark Scala• Ability to work in an Agile environmentDesired Skills• Additional Languages: Python, R, Java, Scala, HTML 5, R• Ability to generate and effectively use Data Visualizations to tell a story• Experience in Statistical Data Analysis• Experience with Visualization tools like Tableau or Qlik • Frameworks: R Shiny, Django• Experience multiple NoSQL datastores, Including MongoDB, Neo4J, RedShift and Cassandra• Experience in a Scientific environment• Experience with Deep Learning frameworks, Including TensorFlow and Theano Education• PHD or Masters in Data Science and 5 years experience OR Bachelors Degree in Computer Science with 10 years experience in Engineering / Analysis / Data Science fields. About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia. Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others. With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "@biogen.com" email accounts. Nearest Major Market: Cambridge Nearest Secondary Market: Boston Job Segment: Database, Scientific, Biotech, Developer, Scientist, Technology, Engineering, Science

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