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Safety Data Scientist

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
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Kelly Services is currently seeking a Safety Data Scientist in Gaithersburg, MD to work a contract assignment of 6 months for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100 companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

**Primary Responsibilities of the** Safety Data Scientist **includes:**

The Safety Data Scientist will support Safety Analytics group and project team by deriving insights through the analysis of data from clinical trials, internal and external safety databases, real-world data from EMR and claims using statistical, machine learning and / or AI methodologies. This will include the ability to select and manipulate diverse types of data (structured and unstructured) prior to analysis, the development of advanced modelling algorithms, the presentation of data to help impart insight as well as the ability to articulate the implication of such insight. As well as undertaking analytics activities, this role will help define and build data science enablers such as good practise frameworks, validation strategies, algorithm libraries and enabling tools and components. She/he will support the development, training and coaching of junior members of the safety analytics team ensuring the delivery of relevant high-quality algorithms and insights. Importantly she/he will typically engage directly with stakeholders from PS CoE and TA groups towards understanding the problem, developing the appropriate analytics strategy and ensuring value creation from the insight. A key part of this senior role will be the evangelization of possible analytics safety solutions and the Art of the Possible in this emerging field within and outside PS CoE.

Lead analytics projects in close partnership with diverse stakeholders from Patient Safety Center of Excellence and the project team

Develop an understanding of organizational priorities and early insight into changing project needs

Propose and deliver analytic solutions including applied statistics and machine learning to elucidate key insights form data or build self-service tools

Develop software solutions or self-service tools with the appropriate compliance requirement

Translate unstructured and complex safety questions into the right data science problems, predictive models, statistical tests, and analytical solutions

Select and apply right methods for analysis and interpret the results in close partnership with PS stakeholders

Develop a robust understanding of safety, clinical, and real-world data sources, their structure, provenance, and quality

Apply data wrangling when necessary and always ensure good programming practise are used

Train, lead and mentor junior members of the group

Delivers subject matter expertise for analytics across stakeholders from the PS organization.

Maintain an external focus and visibility through attendance at external meetings, conferences, consortia, and where relevant, support external presentations / publications to validate the corporate reputation of the company

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Essential Desirable

MSc or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, applied statistics, or related quantitative field.

Expertise in programming languages, especially R/ Python and SQL.

Understanding of widely used statistical methods and machine learning algorithms

Experience visual analytics tools, cloud computing, and version control

Ability to translate a business problem to a data science problem and to reverse-translate the results to tell a compelling story

Highly developed analytical and conceptual thinking, with the ability to understand multiple, complex business needs and to prioritize them

Familiarity with clinical, safety, and real-world data

Proven record of leading analytical solutions to address research/business problems.

Experience of leading projects in a matrix environment with multiple stakeholders

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proficient in English, both spoken and in writing

Exerting Influence Without Authority. Prior experience of working in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology company

Experience with longitudinal data analysis

Familiarity with deep learning algorithms applied to natural language processing

Experience of enabling innovation and managing change involving many stakeholders

Familiarity with vaccine safety surveillance

Experience in working across different geographic locations, organizations, and cultures.

Ability to train, develop and mentor junior data scientists

Ability to spot new opportunities for applying analytics solution

**Additional Information:**

+ Contract assignment, duration 6 months.

+ Work schedule: full-time, first shift.

**Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:**

+ Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchaseand the coverage is portable*

+ Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Free online training campus available

+ Exclusive online employee community

+ Corporate discounts

**Apply Now!**

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Please email your resume directly to Sandy at: [reference BH Job #3048654]

Thank you for your interest in the assignment.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-09-28

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