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Director, Data Science and Biostatistics Job

Date: Jan 22, 2018
Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355
Company: Boston Scientific
Additional Locations: (n/a); US-CA-Los Angeles; US-CA-San Jose
Purpose and Passion ? Comprehensive Benefits ? Life-Work Integration ? Community ? Career Growth
At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we're solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we're one global team committed to making a difference in people's lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose?improving lives through your life's work.
About the role:
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation is currently seeking an exceptional Data Science and Biostatistics Leader to join our winning team. Lead the data science and biostatistics functions across the Neuromodulation global franchises (Pain Management and Deep Brain Stimulation). Responsible for driving growth and expanding capabilities of the data science team as well as managing biostatisticians who carry out statistical design and analysis activities.
Your responsibilities include:
Provides leadership and direction to drive the continued growth of data science competency and contributions in close partnership with IT, Digital Health Initiatives and R&D
Identifies opportunities for innovation by applying data science and analytic methodologies, including machine learning and artificial intelligence, to research and business challenges
Interacts with executive level management, regulatory agencies, clinicians and vendors, and coordinates across the organization, including Marketing, HE&R (Health Economics and Reimbursement), Regulatory and Legal, to achieve department and company goals
Supports the broader Neuromodulation organization as the top-level data science and statistics subject matter expert, including providing advice to Sr. Management, analytical expertise to other departments, and managing statistical review in support of business needs
Provides strategic direction to the data science and biostatistics teams in the application of statistics, machine learning and AI to achieve endpoints meeting regulatory, business, and scientific requirements
Ensures timely and accurate reporting of clinical data to regulatory agencies throughout clinical study life cycle with close cross-functional collaboration
Stays abreast of best practices, industry standards, and regulatory requirements pertaining to data science tools and technology, statistical methodology, study design, collection of clinical data, and its reporting and dissemination
Makes and executes operational decisions with a strategic perspective
Demonstrates effective change leadership
Recruits, coaches and develops organizational talent
Fosters a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives
What we're looking for:
Minimum Qualifications:
Degree ? M.S. or Ph.D. in (bio) statistics, applied statistics, applied mathematics, or other quantitative field
10+ years of relevant work experience in the design, execution, and use of a wide array of data analysis techniques and tools in designing solutions
8+ years' experience managing team-based projects and working in a cross-functional product development setting
Knowledge of regulatory requirements governing clinical trials
Up to 20% domestic and international travel required
Preferred Qualifications:
Working knowledge of one or more of Python, R, SAS, or Apache Spark
Proven track record of delivering analytic solutions to solve complex problems using a data-driven approach and technical innovation. Demonstrated success in interpreting analytic output and providing strategic recommendations
Excellent analytical skills. Expertise in statistical and data science principles and methods and the ability to instruct others in these areas
Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of an organization
About us
As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.
Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Requisition ID: 343055
Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles
Job Segment: Database, Neurology, Manager, Medical, Developer, Technology, Healthcare, Management



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