Pfizer Associate, Data Science in New York, New York

The Pfizer Data Science Team in StratCO Business Analytics (BA) is now looking for talented individuals destined to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The scale and convergence of business, research, data, and technology is transforming healthcare, biopharmaceutical, and life sciences organizations today. BA's Data Science team shapes state-of-the-art new analytic capabilities to drive business transformation. We have several openings for data scientists to help in several ongoing commercial and R&D analytics projects.


  • Mining massive amounts of real-world healthcare, research, and business data to extract useful insights.

  • Capturing and analyzing data from new and novel data sources.

  • Backend data and software engineering to build scalable solutions/algorithms, data pipelines, and helping to automate data processing challenges.

  • Designing new means of communication of predictive modeling results through data visualizations, dashboards, apps, and workshops.

  • Designing new visualizations to make descriptive analyses intuitive and more informative for additional modeling.

  • Assisting in designing and executing predictive modeling projects using rigorous statistical methods and machine learning techniques.

  • Suggesting improvements in the tools and techniques to help scale the team.


  • 1-2-year experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Engineering, Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computational Biology, or similar Quantitative Field from a leading academic institution.

  • Some experience/projects involving real-world analytical problems using machine learning, statistical modeling, or similar quantitative approaches.

  • Fluency in SQL or other programming languages (Python, Java, and/or C++)

  • Some development experience in at least once scripting language (PHP, Perl, Python, etc.).

  • Basic understanding of statistical analysis, experience with R, MATLAB, Excel, etc. preferred.

  • A passion for problem-solving, comfort with ambiguity, and creativity.

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment and drive change, and collaborate effectively with a variety of individuals and organization.

Additional Offer Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: 07/27/17

  • Grade: 005

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A career at Pfizer offers opportunity, ownership and impact.

All over the world, Pfizer colleagues work together to positively impact health for everyone, everywhere. Our colleagues have the opportunity to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success; be part of an ownership culture that values diversity and where all colleagues are energized and engaged; and the ability to impact the health and lives of millions of people. Pfizer, a global leader in the bio-pharmaceutical industry, is continuously seeking top talent who are inspired by our purpose to innovate to bring therapies to patients that significantly improve their lives.

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