Data Science Analyst

Thermo Fisher Scientific
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Job Description

What Will You Be A Part Of?The IT Data Science Analyst for Laboratory Chemicals Division (LCD) is responsible developing and maintaining the divisional data stores needed to provide crucial business insights across the Division. LCD is looking for a business-facing Data Science Analyst that will help us discover the insights hidden in company data. The selected candidate will help the LCD division make smarter decisions to help our customers make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. The role must work closely with Business Intelligence, other IT functions, and functional analysts across Thermo Fisher scientific to drive projects focused on improvements to information to support divisional business insights and analytics. The primary focus will be in applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and generating business insights that deliver value to the company and our customers. This role will require strong partnership with regional and functional analysts to develop, and execute, various reporting, analytics, and dashboard initiatives.What Will You Do?

  • Direct interaction with the business to understand and analyze business problems, derive insights and recommend solutions
  • Working independently, or with functional analysts, to create reports, data sets and mechanisms to provide visibility to business data
  • Executing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed
  • Collaborate with IT and business partners to ensure data quality, integrity, and accuracy across the global LCD data stores
  • Establish good working relationships with peers in other divisions and explore joint system and process improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain MS SQL Server database environments (security, tables, views, packages, SQL Agent jobs, SSAS database, Integration Services)
  • Develop/Maintain PowerBI dashboards for sales and finance team utilization

How Will You Get Here?

  • 4+ years experience in a data/business analytics role
  • Data-oriented personality
  • Great communication skills
  • Experience with data visualization tools, such as PowerBI, Tableau, and/or Google Analytics
  • Experience in data warehousing principles and reporting tools like Cognos
  • Experience in data wrangling, transforming, manipulation, and willingness to deep dive into data
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Experience with common data science toolkits, such as R and Python
  • Good scripting and programming skills
  • Ability to partner with management at all levels and to lead major projects and initiatives
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work effectively across a matrix organization
  • BA/BS degree in finance, mathematics, computer science or other business related disciplines
  • Life Sciences experience preferred

Key Success Factors:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills, and proven ability to adapt style to different situations and people
  • Must be a business partner, not merely a technical expert – this position plays an active role providing actionable insight into the Laboratory Chemicals Division
  • Strong analytical skills – and ability to use those skills to influence and drive change
  • Establish a culture of consistent and robust documentation
  • Passionate about instilling a culture of constant process improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including VPs, directors, managers, subject matter experts and end-users.
  • Self-motivated; bias for action
  • Global experience
  • 10% travel requirement

Company Info.

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an American provisioner of scientific instrumentation, reagents and consumables, and software and services to healthcare, life science, and other laboratories in academia, government, and industry (including in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors). Based in Waltham, Massachusetts, Thermo Fisher was created in 2006 by the merger of Thermo Electron and Fisher Scientific, to form a company with US$ 9 billion.

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