Director - Clinical Data Science

Location
Foster City - California, Raleigh - North Carolina
Salary
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted
May 27, 2021
Closes
Jun 26, 2021
Category
Other
Position
Director
Education
BS, MS
Hours
Full Time

We want the revolutionaries, the committed collaborators, the bold challengers, the I-can-do-it-ers. Because those are the kind of people who are best able to make an impact for people with cancer. So, what’s missing? Just someone like you.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Management/Leadership Experience:

  • Experienced in building top performing data engineer team(s) and the ability to link analytical needs to business impact.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and the ability to implement a high level of compliance to data procedures.
  • Manages a group, which requires setting of direction for that group’s expertise.
  • Acts as a consultant to the Business stakeholders in his/her area. Liaises with Business Development.
  • Assigns objectives for team.
  • Assesses and analyzes business requirements and recommends solution and plan.
  • Supports a regulated function of the department, understands and performs validation efforts in accordance with legal requirements.  
  • Liaises with Business Development to schedule changes and updates for data engineering applications.
  • Manages specific projects under direction from Senior Management.
  • Contributes to the development of data engineering strategy. Acts as technical spokesperson on area of expertise.
  • Conducts professional appraisals for team members and effectively manages performance.
  • Will be given the autonomy and freedom to use his/her skills to run their own group, and to contribute to the wider business group.
  • Self-starter that is excited about building new processes and developing people towards their goals in support of Gilead mission and vision.
  • Implements strategic initiatives.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Has the ability to resolve conflicts.
  • Can create buy-in and support and has the ability to negotiate timelines.
  • Successfully interacts within Clinical Data Science, with cross functional stakeholders on a frequent basis.
  • Viewed as a key resource by more senior individuals on initiatives and may represent the Company on contracts.
  • Inform functional management about RWE tool development process, progress and resourcing as required for the project or initiative.
  • Recommends and provides trainings.
  • Serves as project leader.
  • Participates in cross-functional meetings as a representative of RWx.

Real World Evidence and Technology Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience owning enterprise-class applications and delivering highly available distributed, fault tolerant, globally accessible services at scale.
  • Possesses a deep understanding of data science methodologies and concepts.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of originality and creativity when developing solutions to improve existing business processes within the organization by utilizing methods such as data preparation, data cleansing and data integration.
  • Experience building data driven applications.
  • Possesses a familiarity with data models such as HL7/FHIR and OMOP CDM, SDTM and ADaM.
  • Enable data pipes for enterprise data warehouse and model the data.
  • Provide technical/programming expertise to support RWD studies.
  • Contributes to the continuous improvement of data engineering across the enterprise by researching industry best practices for analytics.
  • Has an understanding of clinical trials design and reporting process, as well as regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Established or willing to be the point of contact and expert for Gilead in organizations such as OHDSI, EHDEN and PhUSE as it relates to RWE.
  • Advanced skills in troubleshooting and tuning AWS Lambda functions developed with Python.
  • Experience with event-driven architecture design patterns and practices
  • Experience in database design and architecture principles and strong SQL abilities
  • Understanding of Data warehousing/Data Modeling/Data Lake with Redshift and Athena.
  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive, ECS, Glue and PySpark.

Typical Education and Training:

  • 12+ years of experience and a BS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of experience and a MS degree in Biostatistics/Computer Science or equivalent.

 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Apply today at Gilead and Kite | Jobs and Careers (yello.co)

 

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