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Senior Data Scientist / Scientific Data Programmer Analyst

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
10 Years +
Central Dublin
Dublin City Centre
€450 to €500 per day
IRC - Irish Recruitment Consultants
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6 month contract, extendable. €450-500pd.

Hybrid role - 2 days per week in Dublin office.

Key skills required =

* Python, R Statistical language or SAS, SQL. Must have experience working with large Datasets of Patient Health (Healthcare) Data or Financial Data
* Developing/Creating Algorithms
* 5-6+ years commercial experience & a Masters or PhD qualification is a MINIMUM requirement!
* Advantageous = RWE - Real World Evidence Data experience
* Please note that EU/EEA/UK nationals or existing Irish work visa holders only need apply. NO SPONSORSHIP.
* Must be located in Ireland, Northern Ireland or UK/EU and be able to attend Office in Dublin city centre at least 2 days per week.

Job role
The Senior Scientific Data Programmer Analyst will lead programming activities aligned with RWE studies & strategies, including programming Real World Evidence (RWE) studies and dashboards, working alongside a Team of RWE Analysts on various protocol projects.

Major Accountabilities
* Lead projects in the development of programming routines (Python and R or SAS) along with complex SQL queries to extract, clean, manage, and analyze large databases for health outcomes research. Data sources include medical and pharmacy claims data, hospital data, electronic medical record data, and prospective observational study data
* Provide guidance and translate the study design into algorithms

* Collaborate with the RWE Research Analysts to scope and design projects.
* Provide guidance in RWE tools such as Python, R, R/shiny, SAS, JIRA
* Conduct and provide guidance in observational data analyses including data management and statistical programming, as well as the design and development of RWE dashboards and advanced real-world data visualisations
* Substantial experience in dimensional reduction and R packages such as ggplot, plotly, etc
* Drive consistency and compliance with company standards regarding project documentation for observational studies and interactive data visualization tools, including programming, specifications of analysis datasets, tables, figures and listings.
* Comply with project timelines together with the RWE Research Analysts
* Present results, project summaries, and analytical techniques to customers, stakeholders and internal audiences
* Interact with stakeholders, Business Partners, medical experts and Therapeutic directors
* Mentor and upskill more junior members of the team

Essential Expertise Required

Masters Or PhD qualified + 5-6 years' post-qualification commercial experience (not just experience in an academic environment) PLUS

* Must have commercial experience in a regulatory/regulated environment - Medical, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Insurance, Banking or other Financial Services Industry sector.
* MINIMUM of 5+ years of programming experience & technical abilities with data manipulation, analysis and visualization using PYTHON and R or SAS, SQL and other statistical software
* Must have experience working with using large transactional databases such as claims databases, EMR, registries, large Datasets of Patient Health (Healthcare) Data OR Financial datasets
* Exceptional problem-solving abilities with solid experience of statistical methods and machine learning
* programming, statistical, visualization and analytical skills
* Deep understanding of unstructured data, ideally prior experience working with RWE (Real World Evidence) data
* experience in SQL using at least one of the following Hive, Impala, MySQL, Oracle SQL PL/SQL or similar
* Strong written/verbal communication skills, proven ability to interface & interact with key internal stakeholders
* Solid experience with big data platforms such as Hadoop, Apache Spark or related is advantageous
* Ability to navigate within a global matrix organisation

Location = Dublin

Contract Duration = 6 months + extendable

Daily Rates = €450-500pd

Please note that EU/EEA/UK citizens or current, valid full working visa holders in Ireland only need apply. No sponsorship considered.

Please also note that you must be located within a daily commute of Dublin, to attend office 1-2 days per week minimum.

Other key terms: Senior RWE Data Developer, Principal programmer, Principle RWE Programmer, Senior Data scientist, pharma, pharmaceutical industry, research organisation, Science, bioinformatics, biostatistics, statistics, Health Economics, Healthinformatics, Medical data, patient data, RWE data, Real world evidence data, Python, R, SAS, SQL, Big Data, Hadoop, Spark, R packages: Shiny, Rmarkdown, ggplot, plotly, data.table, dplyr, programming scripts.

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Contact Details:
IRC - Irish Recruitment Consultants
Tel: 00353 1 6114349
Fax: 00353 1 6610648
Contact: John Tormey

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