Data Scientist

Posted 06 Aug 2019

Bedford, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 195582


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

The successful candidate will help shape the data strategy and will find opportunities for process optimization based on data mining, data analysis and machine leaning methods. As data scientist, you will be responsible for the development of models and algorithms as part of a broader Digital Platform. You will help scientists to codify their knowledge and discover new insights using advanced analytics tools. You will work with various technologies therefore it is important that you are comfortable with multiple standards, programming languages and analytical tools.  The willingness to travel up to 25%.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Data and Computer Science with 5+ years of work experience using statistical computer languages (i.e. Python, R, GraphQL, etc.) – OR – Bachelor’s degree in Data and Computer Science with 8+ years’ work experience using statistical computer languages (i.e. Python, R, GraphQL, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop & use of predictive modeling
  • Experience in various Data Science software packages and Machine Learning frameworks
  • Proficient in Data Visualization tools and techniques
  • Strong leadership and results oriented personality
  • Proven track record in successfully working in a multi-disciplinary, multi-culture, team-based environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to present at internal and external meetings
  • Experienced in Biotechnology, Life Sciences and regulated industry


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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