Copy of Lead Machine Learning Scientist

  • Biogen
  • Baar, ZG, Switzerland
  • 02/05/2024
Full time Machine Learning Big Data Data Management Data Governance

Job Description

About This Role

Biogen studies highly complex, devastating, and burdensome diseases and there are still significant challenges in how we understand and treat them.

In the Quantitative Sciences Development Organization we aspire to transform patients’ lives by accelerating disease research using best in breed and emerging techniques. Leveraging applied machine learning and emerging technologies, we drive solutions to advance research, clinical care, and patient empowerment.

We stand with our colleagues across Biogen developing pioneering treatments. We believe that now, more than ever, biology and technology should go hand-in-hand to better meet patient needs, while enabling a shift towards more prevention-focused, affordable, and equitable care.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead, design, develop, and implement complex end-to-end signal processing pipelines, engineer features and disease models using data collected across the patient journey, from clinical trials to clinical encounters
  • Perform technical, analytical, and clinical validation analyses and communicate results to thereapeutic communities of interest, sensor scienctist, machine learning experts and digital medicine practitioners.
  • Support integration, design and development of novel sensor-based measurement solutions
  • Act as an internal subject matter expert on emerging artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques applicable to biology and clinical operations
  • Perform vendor oversight responsibilities on cross-functional collaborations in machine learning and AI methods development

Who You Are

You are passionate about exploring and establishing new methods for looking at data across devices, applications, data streams, and diseases. You love figuring out how to create mathematical and statistical models that relate human biology, clinical development, and sensor technology to business outcomes and patient needs.

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • 8 or more years of pharma/biotech/tech industry experience, alternatively extensive experience in academic/clinical centers of excellence
  • Expertise in the field of sensor-based signal processing leveraging state of the art methodologies, programming languages, and tools
  • Experience in managing complex, interdisciplinary research, and development projects, especially in the fields of software and technology implementation
  • Profound experience in data science, machine learning, and data engineering programming using python and higher-level libraries such as numpy, pandas, scipy, statsmodels, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, matplotlib, Plotly, or similar

Preferred Skills

  • Experienced in communicating and building consensus on difficult or sensitive information with technology and business teams
  • Background or familiarity in the use of digital health technology for measuring disease outcomes
  • Knowledge and experience of additional statistical and software engineering tools, e.g., R, Shiny, Dash, Rust, Spark
Additional Information

In the Quantitative Sciences Development Organization we aspire to transform patients’ lives by accelerating disease research using best in breed and emerging techniques. Leveraging applied machine learning and emerging technologies, we drive solutions to advance research, clinical care, and patient empowerment.

As the Lead Machine Learning Scientist you will explore and establish new methods for looking at data across devices, applications, data streams, and diseases. You will create mathematical and statistical models that relate human biology, clinical development, and sensor technology to business outcomes and patient needs.

For the ideal candidate we can place this position within the remote United States, or in a hybrid nature at our Cambridge, MA USA or Baar, Switzerland campuses.

Why Biogen?

We are a global team with a commitment to excellence, and a pioneering spirit. As a mid-sized biotechnology company, we provide the stability and resources of a well-established business while fostering an environment where individual contributions make a significant impact. Our team encompasses some of the most talented and passionate achievers who have unparalleled opportunities for learning, growth, and expanding their skills. Above all, we work together to deliver life-changing medicines, with every role playing a vital part in our mission. Caring Deeply. Achieving Excellence. Changing Lives.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.