Pfizer Digital Health Data Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Digital Health Data Scientist supports Digital Medicine & Translational Imaging projects from inception to completion by leveraging her/his technical expertise. S/he guides the selection of devices, writes code to ingest data from these devices, implements the pipelines for bringing together data from multiple sources and develops novel digital biomarkers by using advanced signal processing and machine learning techniques.
The Digital Health Data Scientist is a key member of the Digital Medicine team and partners closely with the scientific and clinical team members, applying technical, software development and analytics knowledge to support the research, development and deployment of digital biomarkers in clinical trials.
Use structured and unstructured data to develop digital biomarkers by implementing novel signal processing and machine learning workflows
Engineer and extract features from raw data that capture clinically relevant aspects of disease symptoms
Develop software tools and scripts at scale to support data analysis and interpretation pipelines
Present and discuss findings with project teams, support iterative solutions development and scientific research
Integrate and summarize large-scale data and information across multiple scientific, translational, and clinical domains
Communicate effectively with team members, experts and regulatory authorities
Function in the matrix of both project-centric and discipline-centric expectations
Training & Education
- MS in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar technical field with 1-3 years of experience;
Strong background in data science, signal processing and machine learning
Skilled at implementing ideas in Python, R or MATLAB
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
Experience with analysis of data from wearable devices with motion (e.g. accelerometer, gyroscope) and physiological (e.g. ECG, EMG) sensors
Knowledge of human biomechanics and/or physiology
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