Data Scientist


: $106,390.00 - $159,250.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Data Scientist in Janssen BusinessTechnology located in Titusville, NJ,Raritan, NJ or Spring House, PA.

At the Janssen PharmaceuticalCompanies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people livefull and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of themost devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the mostpromising science, wherever it might be found.

The Janssen PharmaceuticalCompanies of Johnson & Johnson provide medicines for an array of healthconcerns in several therapeutic areas. Our ultimate goal is to help people livehealthy lives. We have produced and marketed many first-in-class prescriptionmedications and are poised to serve the broad needs of the healthcare market -from patients to practitioners, from clinics to hospitals. For more about thePharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, visit:

We are Janssen. Our missiondrives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for thehealth of everyone in it.

The Data Sciences departmentwithin Janssen Pharmaceuticals is looking for an extraordinary Scientist who ispassionate about crafting, developing, and fielding data mining solutions thathave direct impact to patients and Janssen. There are many ways to explore andanalyze data, and this drives the excitement and passion of data scientists atJanssen as many business units are eager to use the data to build businessvalue.

In this role you will stay onthe cutting edge of privacy informatics by doing novel research and developingmodels and algorithms to estimate and manage privacy risk in data and studyreports. Potential projects includeimplementing tools for measuring risk in big dataset(s), buildingvisualizations to communicate privacy risk with stakeholders, and developingmethods to address missing or incomplete data. The role requires a broadknowledge of applied statistics, data wrangling, data integration methods, andvisualization creation. The ideal candidate will have grounded knowledge in thefield of statistics or data sciences, programming in R, and creativity toinvent, customize, and work in a multidisciplinary environment to drivebusiness solutions. The candidate will be part of a dynamic, accomplished teamthat will support the Data Sciences organization.


Required Qualifications

  • M.S. with 2 years ofexperience, or Ph.D, in Statistics, Computer Sciences, Machine Learning &Artificial Intelligence, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, ComputationalInformatics, Medical Informatics, Physics, Molecular Biology or a related discipline.

  • Strong understanding ofstatistics as applied to data analysis and modeling

  • Experience using R for datamanipulation, visualization and modelling.

  • Familiarity with largedatasets, handling of healthcare relevant datasets and understanding of dataanalysis workflows.

  • Proficient with one or moreprogramming language such as R, Python, or Java.

  • Strong working knowledge ofdata mining algorithms including machine learning techniques such asregression, decision trees, clustering, neural networks, Bayesian models.

  • Experience delivering on datascience projects using predictive technologies, data mining and/or text mining.

  • This position can be based inTitusville, NJ, Raritan, NJ or Spring House, PA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience communicatingmethods and results to business partners.

  • Experience working in a datawarehouse environment with exposure to INFORMATICA, Redshift and Teradata.

  • Knowledge of healthinformatics, including familiarity with health outcomes databases (claim,EMR/EHR, survey, observation studies) and clinical trial registries.

  • Understanding of clinical datamodel/standards/vocabularies such as MedDRA, SNOMED, CDISC, CDM and RxNORM.

  • Experience building populationstatistics to compare to the prevalence of elements in the analysis dataset.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Titusville-

Other Locations

North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House


Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)

Job Function

Info Technology

Requisition ID


Associated topics: data center, data engineer, data scientist, data warehousing, database, erp, hbase, mongo database, sql, sybase * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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