Senior Data Scientist - Platforms

Johnson & Johnson
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Job Description

To maintain our #1 Healthcare supply chain serving our patients, customers and parents – and remaining agile in the new digital world, J&J is looking to build capability in developing supply chain solutions that enable supporting the above initiatives.

The role requires both an in-depth knowledge of existing advanced analytics practices and approaches including Machine Learning, Simulation, data pipelines and advanced visualization and the ability to influence and convince others and customize and work in a multidisciplinary environment to drive business solutions. Knowledge of application of advanced analytics to manufacturing and especially pharmaceutical / healthcare / medical device manufacturing is highly desirable.

The candidate will report to director of J&J SC Data Science to:

  • Gather business requirements from business partners and accurately translate those into digital & data science solution prototypes involving predictive analytics/simulation components, validate the prototypes and work closely with product development teams to scale the prototypes
  • Work closely with product development teams to ensure that prototypes are scaled optimally with respect to adherence to business requirements, solution cost and agility to flex the solutions
  • Work closely with vendors to deploy third party algorithmic components into our digital platforms.
  • Assist digital product managers in new digital product launches i.e. ensuring that the right user tests are designed for product validation, develop metrics and product analytics to monitor and optimize products
  • Assist digital product managers in sustaining and optimizing existing digital & data science products and platforms. This would involve continuous improvements to already deployed models by testing new generations of data science models, evaluating optimal ways to implement those models (e.g. open source vs vendor sourced analytic components)
  • Monitor external trends on new types of modeling approaches & solution capabilities to continuously improve deployed digital solutions in targeted supply chain areas such as value chain management, planning, customer analytics, supplier risk management etc.


  • Masters degree in Engineering/ Computer Science or other STEM disciplines. At a minimum, 1-2 years of work experience is required.
  • Must have demonstrated competence in working with business partners to translate business requirements into digital solution features and data science models
  • Must have experience and a high degree of expertise with deployment of open source and commercial digital components within scalable platforms. Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to work with product development data engineers to deploy data pipelines; with vendors to install 3rdparty components and data scientists to deploy machine learning and with predictive algorithm components. and optimize platform features.
  • Must have experience in basic SQL, querying databases for exploratory data analysis and data profiling. Some degree of experience with non-SQL databases such as Graph Databases is preferred
  • Must have intermediate to high degree of expertise in tableau or similar visualization tools to created prototypes of dashboards for validation and insights delivery
  • Experience with ERP systems like SAP and non-ERP systems including unstructured data sources is preferred
  • Experience with supply chain digital platforms management particularly in the healthcare industry (pharmaceuticals/medical devices) is highly desired

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, depending on location and subject to local legislation, candidates offered employment may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or, in certain countries, secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. If you are invited to interview for the position, your recruiter will advise on the vaccine requirement status in your geographic location.

Company Info.

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is an American multinational corporation founded in 1886 that develops medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer packaged goods. Its common stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the company is ranked No. 36 on the 2021 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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