Johnson & Johnson Careers

Principal Data Scientist, IT Scientist

Raritan, New Jersey
Info Technology

Job Description

Requisition ID: 6255190201

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Principal Data Scientist, Janssen Business Technology located in Raritan, NJ or Titusville, NJ.

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

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

We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

The Data Sciences department within Janssen Pharmaceuticals is looking for an extraordinary Scientist who is passionate about crafting, developing, and fielding data mining solutions that have direct impact to patients and Janssen. There are many ways to explore and analyze data, and this drives the excitement and passion of data scientists at Janssen as many business units are eager to use the data to build business value.

In this role you will stay on the cutting edge of data mining research by doing novel research and developing algorithm to influence decisions at various levels in the organization, including but not limited to patient/payer analytics, commercial strategy, patient support program analytics. The role requires both a broad knowledge of existing data mining algorithms and the creativity to invent and customize when necessary. You will lead and build projects and develop solutions that deliver insights. You will lead and work with matrix teams across business and technology and participate and drive the strategy for commercial data sciences. You will be part of a dynamic, accomplished informatics team that will support multiple therapeutic areas.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion, J&J is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Required Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree with 5+ years of experience, or M.S. degree with 10+ years of experience, in Computer Sciences, Statistics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Physics, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Informatics, Medical Informatics, Computational Biology or a related discipline.
  • 3+ years in roles that build a tangible business impact through Analytics and Data Sciences.
  • Experience as a people manager/team lead and/or first level supervisory skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of machine learning platforms/environments.
  • Strong working knowledge of data mining algorithms including machine learning techniques such as regression, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, neural networks, Bayesian models.
  • Familiarity with large datasets, handling of healthcare relevant datasets and understanding of data analysis workflows.
  • Proficient with one or more programming language such as R, Python, SAS or Java.
  • Experience delivering on data science projects using predictive technologies, data mining and/or text mining.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of commercial deployment process.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Info Technology
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