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Sr. Data Scientist

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.WHAT YOU'LL DO The Sr. Data Scientist will be responsible for designing, validating, and solving business problems across the organization related to Artificial Intelligence (AI), advanced analytics, and big data at Abbott. This includes providing best-in-class analytical practices that compliments business efforts towards revenue generation, cost savings, working capital reduction, and cost avoidance. The responsibility involves managing the creation of mathematical models to deliver business valued decisions by leveraging statistical practices, operations research techniques, and programming.-- - Coordinating efforts with cross functional divisions and strategic business partners in an effort to provide process improvements, leverage analytical tools, and information management will also be part of the role.The Sr. Data Scientist will work closely with key stakeholders, corporate IT, finance, and the business to assure continuous evolvement of data science and actionable analytics at Abbott. Supporting established dashboards, metrics and monitors is a core competency that the team provides. A candidate for this position would be well versed in programming, mathematics, statistics, data modeling, and have strong business acumen.-- - The ability to work in a diverse team and willingness to learn will be a key attribute in the role. Core Job ResponsibilitiesResponsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.Develop analytical solutions by using and applying appropriate methodology - including, but not limited to machine learning, natural language processing, image processing, simulation, forecasting, scenario analysis, and mathematical programmingStrong analytical skills with a solid foundation in programming (e.g. R, python), database environment (e.g. big-data platforms and SQL skills), and dashboard development (e.g. PowerBI, QlickView)Ability to perform quantitative analysis and utilize data modeling techniques to generate insights and highlight opportunitiesWork with multi-divisional/functional stakeholders to define business opportunity, requirements, timelines, objectives, and success criteriaAbility to translate business needs and goals into an analytical approach and solution, and clearly articulate findings to a non-technical audienceOther duties as assigned Position Accountability / ScopeProducts: Manage the creation of AI and advanced analytical tools that will be developed by the team and the environment used for building solutionsBudgets:-- - No budget will be allocated to the person in this positionThroughput:-- - Identifying a combination of cost savings, working capital, and/or revenue generation through analytical model/report developmentLevel: An individual in this role is expected to interact with directors and managers leading investigations, meetings, and the timely delivery of projectsPurpose: The role has 3 main purposes: 1. Impact - identify cost savings, working capital, revenue generation, and/or gaining efficiencies through analytics; 2. Delivery - facilitate and support pilots aimed at realizing identified impacts and/or learnings for improvement; 3. Enrichment - elevate and develop advanced analytical skill set to solve business opportunities within divisions. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRINGRequiredBachelor's/Master's degree or equivalent experience requiredSuccessful, 5+ year track record within data science and/or advanced analyticsMinimum Experience / Training RequiredDeep experience with advanced analytics, system architecture, and large-scale data scienceStrong background in programming languages (e.g. R, python), database skills (e.g. SQL, working with big-data platforms), and dashboard development (e.g. PowerBI)Experience in applied mathematics, statistical analysis, and data managementAbility to turn a multi-facet, complex business problem into a robust engineered solutionProject management skill, ability to work cross-functionally, and propensity to operate independentlyEffective communicator, positive "can do"-- - attitude, and "Systems"-- - thinker WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistanceFinancial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plansHealth care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programsPaid time off401(k) retirement savings with a generous company matchThe stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:-- - Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at /Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Waukegan , Sr. Data Scientist, Other , Waukegan, Illinois

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