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Manager, Data Scientist/AI and Machine Learning Specialist

Pfizer
Chennai
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**ROLE SUMMARY**



+ Leverage technical AI/ML/data science to guide critical decision-making processes in support of scientific and drug development strategies.

+ Collaborate with key stakeholders, business partners, and research teams to understand business problem, and develop and introduce new methods and techniques to solve novel problems.

+ Help the stakeholders in drug development innovate through data-driven decisioning by advancing multidimensional data curation and merging information from diverse data sources to create rich datasets that enable better decision-making

+ Identify unexplored data opportunities for the business to unlock and maximize the potential of digital data within the organization

+ Support ongoing technology evaluation process and proof of concept projects



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ Work closely with global and regional teams to apply AI/ML innovative solutions to business problems and deliver on improving efficiencies in areas of drug development, e.g. in drug discovery, clinical trials, operational efficiencies.

+ Translate business requirements into tangible solution specifications and high quality, on time deliverables

+ Effectively use tools to manipulate and create large-scale databases from internal and external sources, to enhance business use cases.



**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS**



+ Postgraduate AI/ML/DL related qualification (Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science/Engineering) with relevant business experience.

+ Python or R fluency

+ Ability to contribute to an AI/ML/data science pipeline including the various steps of data retrieval, cleaning, analysis/modeling, application of AI algorithms through to production

+ Minimum 2-3 years-experience working in AI/ML

+ Familiarity with standard supervised and unsupervised machine learning approaches

+ Knowledge of deep learning for NLP, particularly transformer-based models such as the BERT family

+ Eagerness and self-starter to leverage and apply the latest research to real problems

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills in relating to colleagues and associates both inside and outside the organization.



**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**



+ PhD in Statistics, Computer Science/Engineering

+ Ability to complement the team with new approaches such as network analysis, knowledge graphs, graph neural networks, etc. would highly desired

+ Experience working in scalable computing would be a valuable supplement (AWS, Spark, Kubernetes, etc.)

+ Experience in data visualization, user interfaces (Flask, Shiny, etc.), data pipelines and MLOps are a plus

+ Experience as a technical consultant working between those with and without AI experience

+ Knowledge of pharmaceutical area and chemistry/biology familiarity



**PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS**



+ Knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies and tools for AI/ML/Data Science/ Data Analytics/Statistics /; able to evaluate and leverage them into improved business processes for deployment and adoption



Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



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Posted: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-10-29
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Chennai

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