Johnson & Johnson Careers


Raritan, New Jersey

Job Description

Requisition ID: 9164180417

Principal Scientist: Janssen Research & Development, LLC is seeking a Principal Scientist for our Data Sciences Department at our Raritan, New Jersey location. The position will support the entire value chain of Janssen from discovery to post launch by applying predictive modelling techniques, integrating complex, high-dimensional data and analyzing data sets using high performance computing and advanced algorithms. Work effectively as team leader to solve complex or unusual problems while considering the potential impact. Act as an expert resource for business partners, guiding project development and managing relationships across Data Sciences and various functional business areas. Apply compliance and privacy requirements specific to internal and external healthcare datasets. Identify viable data mining opportunities across the pharma value chain, and design, develop and implement end-to-end data analytical solutions. Supervise and mentor junior members of the Data Sciences group. Contribute to the strategic planning process and long-term direction for the Data Sciences group.


Qualified applicants will possess a PhD degree in Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, or a related field and 7 years of experience with data analysis workflows for large datasets. Must possess 7 years of experience with: analytics programming language (e.g. R, MATLAB); and with data reporting and visualization software tools, such as Pipeline Pilot or LabVIEW. Must possess 3 years of experience with the technological landscape in big data and high performance computing; and in applied predictive modelling, including machine learning techniques, and data mining algorithms, such as decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, neural networks, and Bayesian models. Up to 15% domestic travel is required.


To apply for this position, please submit your resume via email, indicating Requisition Code 9164180417 to: Scott Sestak (

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