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Data Scientist Job

Data Scientist Job

Rahway, NJ 2016-10-22 - –

Merck Merck

Data Scientist-INF004679


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Data Scientist will build innovative and integrative analytical solutions for quantitative analysis of multidimensional datasets towards development of predictive/ translatable biomarkers that will impact high priority therapeutic and business areas. The candidate will be responsible for developing solutions using machine learning, data mining, image processing and signal processing techniques working closely with various business clients, data stewards and other IT colleagues to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make sound decisions towards drug development.

Data Scientist will research, design, implement and validate cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes. Data Scientist will participate in all phases of projects, including ideation, data discovery and preparation, data analytics and/or data mining, and finally assessing options and making recommendations.


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • Master's Degree required in one of the following areas: Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics or Statistics
  • PhD Degree preferred

    Required Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge in advanced analytical, machine learning techniques
  • Expert in analytics platforms such as Matlab, R, Python
  • Research experience in analyzing big datasets
  • Persistent and driven: Demonstrated characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator that thrive on new challenges and adapts to learning new knowledge
  • Passionate: Show high energy for research problems and open to new ideas
  • Collaborative: Demonstrated experience applying excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills working with global and cross-functional teams towards common goals, realizing that the best results from the combined efforts of diverse teams

    Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge in deep learning techniques is a plus

    Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

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    Merck is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations.

    Job: Informatics IT

    Job Title: Sr. Scientist, Informatics IT

    Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

    Employee Status: Regular

    Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Number of Openings: 1

    Company Trade Name: Merck

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