Senior Data Scientist

Location: New York
Job Type:

IQ Workforce provides talent services for the analytics community.

Our client is one of the most exciting companies in life sciences.  Their cloud-based clinical trial solutions are entirely data-driven and used by 18 of the world’s top 25 pharmaceutical companies.  Their work ensures that life-saving drugs and medical devices get to market faster.

Their data science team has 60+ members with the best retention rates that we have ever seen.  Statisticians and analysts LOVE working for them.  They are pioneering innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing a new level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials.

Your Mission:

This position will research, develop and put into production statistical models within the data science group.

Your Competencies:

  • Design, develop and validate statistical models for novel medical applications. Areas of team focus include mHealth, genomics, and other projects in support of design, analysis, and meta-analysis of clinical trials.
  • Provide support functions around model-building, including data cleaning and code review
  • Productionalize developed methods and code for integration with existing/new products
  • Report findings to internal teams and clients


  • Proficiency in R, Python and/or SAS languages
  • Strong verbal and written communication; collaborative focus
  • Experience using Git version control

Your Education & Experience:

  • Ph.D. or Masters in statistics or data science, or in related field with strong foundation in statistical methodology
  • 2+ years of experience with statistical analysis in a healthcare related field is desired