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Medidata Solutions, Inc. Lead Data Scientist (AI, ML, NLP, Image and/or Signal Processing) in New York, New York

Your Mission:

Medidata is the leader in developing the technologies that allow our customers to get the medicines to patients faster. Building on our long history of delivering world-class clinical applications to the life sciences industry, Medidata’s Data Fabric organization is staffed with a passionate team of technology and scientific experts, tackling the industry’s most difficult technical challenges in order to push the boundaries of possibility for our clients and most importantly, for patients. Together we can deliver meaningful advanced digital transformation to the industry in order to achieve our vision.

  • Be a hands on coach/player type leader

  • Solve some of the most complex problems in healthcare, translating complex data into meaningful insights

  • Design, develop and validate machine learning and AI models for novel medical applications. Areas of team focus include clinical trial analytics, clinical trial operations, central monitoring, and virtual clinical trials

  • Build relationships with product management, marketing, sales, and users to enable development teams to more effectively refine system requirements and size delivery efforts.

  • Consistently execute against a product roadmap to deliver multiple features

  • Collaborate with Senior Management and major stakeholders to establish and communicate a technical vision for the solution

  • Productionize data science methods, algorithms and workflows into existing/new products

  • Work directly with our team comprised of the brightest minds in technology, research and life sciences

Your Competencies:

  • Solve some of the most complex problems in healthcare, translating complex data into meaningful insights

  • Provide support functions around model-building, including data cleaning and code review

  • Proven technical leadership regarding feature design, enhancement and implementation of complex data science software solutions

  • Provide support functions around model-building, including data cleaning and code review

  • Ability to understand and peer review complex, multivariable statistical models and data analytics solutions using machine learning algorithms

  • Ability to work independently on complex and diverse issues and propose solutions

  • Proven leadership scaling application development teams that are self-organizing, loosely coupled, yet highly aligned.

  • Ability to translate business challenges into data pipelines & model framework, owning and driving successful projects

  • Work directly with our team comprised of the brightest minds in technology, research and mathematics as well as senior interfaces from leading life sciences companies across the globe

Your Education & Experience:

  • Strong verbal and written communication; collaborative focus

  • Ph.D. or Masters in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or another quantitative field with strong foundation in healthcare technology and life sciences

  • 4+ years of experience with predictive analytics in a healthcare related field

  • Proven experience in translating business challenges into data pipelines & model framework, owning and driving successful projects

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills to diverse audiences

  • Experience with statistical tools and programming languages that allow you to be self-sufficient in handling large healthcare datasets (R, Python, SQL, Java)

  • Demonstrated leadership in software engineering and developing data science products into software applications

  • Experience using Git version control, cloud computing and devops.

  • Expertise in Natural Language Processing, signal processing and/or image processing a plus

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 17,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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