Senior Data Scientist

Job Description

  • Leads, coordinates and manages timely creation, oversight, review, completion, and delivery of data sciences activities and deliverables of study projects via internal and/or external staff oversight
  • Considered a data science/counseling expert within the department. Authors statistical specifications including the identification of potential data issues or areas of critical data examination. Works with statistics/clinicians on documenting/implementing programming endpoint algorithms across a project
  • Manage the end-to-end programming of deliverables from data curation through final submission of deliverable which may include preparation for abstracts and manuals; Review and provide feedback on Statistical Analysis Plans (SAP)
  • Identifies process inefficiencies and lead efforts to remedy the inefficiencies and train the department on the new processes in conjunction with QPT
  • Serves as the Data Science Lead to achieve milestones for program; evaluates task objectives, collaborates with internal/external partners and/or manager on issues or resource needs
  • Verifies program consistency and usage of data, analysis across the department in conjunction with consultation on the statistical strategy plan
  • Informs internal and external project team members of data science requirements, deliverable status, and resource needs


  • MS with 7+ or PhD with 3+ years relevant work experience within an organization with a focus on statistical analysis and interpretation of data preferred.
  • 7+ years programming in various languages (R, SAS, SPSS, etc.)
  • Relevant industry experience in Pharma/CRO
  • clinical trial experience preferred
  • clinical database experience preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of statistical methods
  • Extensive knowledge of mathematical modeling
  • Familiarity with UNIX
  • Knowledge of software development packages (R, Imaging and Genomics software packages)
  • Experience in RShiny Development and/or Other Analytical GUI applications
  • Strong project management and problem-solving skills, and ability to effectively lead and collaborate with all functions
  • High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Ability to understand and decipher scientific paper results for the application to current analysis
  • Bachelor's in Statistics or Mathematics required

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.