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Data Analyst III
Ref No.: 20-06083
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Job Title: Data Analyst
Location: Mississauga, ON (currently remote)
Pay Rate: $30-$45/hr.
Contract: January 2020—December 2021 (with possibility of extension or conversion)
This is an excellent opportunity to start a career with a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world' s largest biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.
Please note:  Applicants must be authorized to work in Canada. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide VISA sponsorship, STEM extension, Incorporation, or Corp to Corp working status applications at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Tailored Management welcomes all qualified individuals to apply for this position. Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process.
About the Project:
  • AI and machine learning activity in drug discovery, to accomplish patient selection for clinical trials and to increase efficacy and prediction of disease progression.
  • In the area of ophthalmology, lung, and Alzheimer's diseases, we are enabling data engineering and cloud infrastructure capabilities to support the AI work.
  • This is a key role to enhance the story telling ability about the AI work and to support data engineers for data curation and future selection abilities. Presentations to large audiences with the analytics and insights around patients, clinical trials, and disease progression analytics.
  • Bachelor/master’s degree in related fields (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematical Engineering, Information Systems) or related fields (or equivalent work-related experience)
Required skills:
  • Ability to interact with the business stakeholders and product backlog owners to understand their requirements
  • Experience in data management, creating compelling data stories by leveraging light data curation and dashboarding tools such as Tableau.
  • Good storytelling skills (Audience are the clinical, data scientists and biostatistics)
  • Profile source systems to ensure data and the necessary relationships exist in source systems
  • Skill to refine/ curate data to future sets that data scientists can readily use. (Feature engineering)
  • Experience in pharmaceutical and/or clinical trials industry would be an asset
  • Excellent communication, advanced English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
  • Compiling and analyzing large amounts of data from several sources
  • Analyzing and use conceptual thinking skills with attention to details
  • Exploring data to solve business problems (taking a large, complex problem and breaking it down into components, involve others as needed, drive resolution)
  • Coordination and collaboration between technical and non-technical resources