Senior Statistician - Watson Health
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Chicago, IL 60684
In the Information Age, data is the most valuable resource. If you can describe yourself as the powerful combination of data hacker, analyst, communicator, and advisor, our Data Specialist position is the right one for you. As a savvy liaison for our teams, you will create solutions and provide actionable insights that shape the future of our business.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The statistician/senior statistician role will focus on supporting our Health Economics, Outcomes Research and Epidemiology team. As part of a broader team you will contribute to study design, data analysis, interpretation and communication of results using real-world data in the support of pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device customers. At the senior level the role will include mentoring of junior team members, supporting proposal development, presentation to clients and generation of thought leadership materials.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
• 4+ years prior relevant experience working as a statistician in consulting firm or pharmaceutical/biotech company
• Strong programming skills in SAS, Python and R and good command of Bayesian analysis package(s)
• Experience with Bayesian statistics, generalized linear models, and survival analysis
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
• MSc or PhD or equivalent in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, (applied) mathematics, (applied) economics or related discipline
• Experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning approaches
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
Your Life @ IBM
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For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.
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