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Abbott (Senior) Data Scientist - Advanced Analytics in Basel, Switzerland

Abbott Established Pharmaceutical Division is looking for

(Senior) Data Scientist - Advanced Analytics

to be based in Basel - Switzerland

The Principal / Senior data scientist is responsible for/ helps delivering targeted business impact per initiative in collaboration with key stakeholders

Main Responsibilites:

  • The Principal / Senior Data Scientist rapidly navigates from identifying priorities/helping to generate ideas to implementing the solution. He/she has a passion to see own work translated in business results.

  • He/she oversees/supports Advanced Analytics activities within his/her area for EPD globally and ensures that business objectives are tracked and achieved (in collaboration with key stakeholders).

  • With increasing experience, he/she is responsible for understanding core business challenges and needs and for deriving a suitable global AA roadmap based on this understanding in collaboration with key stakeholders.

  • Help build and maintain a close contact to key business stakeholders and relevant communities

  • Build effective and efficient AA solutions to business needs, leveraging available market resources as much as possible

  • Help derive and continuously refine AA guidelines and standards through synthesizing learnings from prioritized AA initiative (“learning while doing and driving impact”).

He/she actively takes part in the development, deployment and integration of prioritised Advanced Analytics solutions in collaboration with local/regional cross-functional teams and/or external partners, including e.g.,

  • Setting up / leading / supporting ideation and scoping sessions with business stakeholders

  • Choosing and using the right analytical libraries, programming languages and frameworks for each task

  • Producing high-quality code that allows us to put solutions into production

  • Refactoring code into reusable libraries, APIs, and tools

Your Profile:

  • Master in relevant field (e.g., applied mathematics, computer science, engineering, applied statistics)

  • At least 4 years (senior) / 6-8 years (principal) of relevant working experience, ideally in pharma environment

  • Good /solid experience working on full-life cycle data science; experience in applying data science methods to business problems (experience in the financial/commercial or manufacturing / supply chain areas a plus).

  • Strong experience in e.g., data mining, statistical modelling, predictive modeling and development of machine learning algorithms

  • Practical experience in deploying machine learning solutions

  • Programming experience in R or Python and ideally also in object-orientated programming such as e.g., C, C++, Java

  • Good understanding of good software engineering principles

  • Good knowledge of testing frameworks and libraries

  • Experience of AWS / Sagemaker a plus

  • Proven problem-solving ability in international settings

  • Strong background in analytics and statistics

  • Proven communication skills

  • Intrinsic motivation to guide people and make Advanced Analytics more accessible to a broader range of stakeholders. Ability to work with cross-functional teams and bring business and data science closer together - consultancy experience a plus

  • Fluency in English a must, additional languages a plus

Do you like the sound of this job and think you’ve got what it takes?

Then send us your CV today. We look forward to receiving your application online in pdf format.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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