Data Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Data Management
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 22 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A leading Swiss pharmaceutical company are currently looking to hire a Data Scientist to be based at their site in Basel. The company employ over 100,000 professionals and have operations in more than 140 countries worldwide. This [position] job is an exciting opportunity to join one of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies in their Biometrics team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Using technical knowledge to qualify customer needs, assist/support customer requirements, and shorten sales cycle.
  • Supporting customers through hands-on trial support and optimisation to enable customers to select the right product and achieve their expected results.
  • Providing technical support to local sales team and helping them qualify and close orders through established customer's technical acceptance of the superiority of company products.
  • Coordinating activities with Sales Reps.
  • Gathering and communicating information on customer product pipeline, market trends, applications, and competitive activities to global Marketing Team.
  • Contributing to the rapid growth and expansion of the portfolio consistent with SSB strategy and goals.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Technical experience on Spark, distributed ML / DL, Python / R libraries, TensorFlow, docker container, and/or ML algorithm.
  • Strong computer science background with automation/integration is plus.
  • Basic understanding of genomics and bioinformatics.
  • An understanding of the difference between ML Runtimes, which includes Spark, and a number of common libraries bundled with it.
  • Able to compile, install, and manage configuration of Machine Learning libraries and technologies (Esp. python and R languages, and esp. CUDA, NCCL, XGBoost, TensorFlow).
  • Able to install and manage configuration of Machine Learning tools and technologies using docker container solution.
  • Understand the distributed ML/DL algorithms and be able to tune and test the algorithms with scalability based on the use case.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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Proclinical Staffing is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.