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Data Scientist Position For Bioinformatics & Life Sciences – Apply at Pfizer

Data Scientist

Locations: India – Chennai

Time Type: Full time

Posted on: Posted Today

Job Requisition ID: 4905878

Why Patients Need You

Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer’s purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best-in-class medicines to patients around the world.

What You Will Achieve

Pfizer’s Drug Safety Research & Development (DSRD) is a highly innovative, functional and integrated scientific organization committed to the advancement of the overall portfolio. You will be a member of a group developing and implementing the DSRD data strategy. You will collect, organize, process, and curate internal and external scientific data enabling DSRD scientists to answer novel research, portfolio, and regulatory questions.

You will be recognized as a technical expert and a scientific contributor. With your deep knowledge of the discipline, you will be an active

team member who influences at the project team level. You will be using your judgment to adapt standard methods and techniques by applying prior work experience and consulting others. Your ability to plan will help in preparing short-term work activities on projects. Your creativity in developing novel processes and new ideas will be used frequently.

It is your hard work and focus that will make Pfizer ready to achieve new milestones and help patients across the globe.

How You Will Achieve It

  • Assist with DSRD data strategy development and implementation.
  • Collect, organize, process, and curate internal and external scientific data allowing DSRD scientists to answer novel research, portfolio, and regulatory questions.
  • Identify and manage reusable DSRD data sets, information, and services that can be integrated with initiatives across DSRD. Develop technical solutions enabling “self-service” data consumers.
  • Help implement and support DSRD data aggregation, analytics, and visualization solutions. Work with business partners to develop clear and discrete business use cases and requirements.
  • Become Subject Matter Expert and Point of Contact for information around DSRD processes and associated internal and external data, data systems, and tools.
  • Develop and communicate guidelines and best practices to ensure data standardization and consistency (Reduce data entry points; align terminologies/lexicons, etc.).
  • Act as change agents by educating and encouraging DSRD staff to utilize improved data generation processes, new solutions, and analytics as we move toward an insight-driven organization.
  • Develop, leverage, and maintain partnerships with Digital colleagues/initiatives and identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • Research and utilize emerging technologies to improve data quality, availability, and integration.



  • Bachelor’s degree (Preferably life sciences or bioinformatics) and 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Master’s degree (MS) and 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Exceptional communication, organizational change management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Practical experience with data management, including processing, curation, standardization, and analysis.
  • Practical experience querying data using SQL (or other query language).
  • Experience working with data visualization solutions (eg, Spotfire, Tableau, etc.).
  • Experience working with business partners soliciting requirements.


  • Master’s degree (MS) and 4+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience working with nonclinical data.
  • Knowledge of statistical programming languages (eg, Python, SAS, R, etc.).
  • Knowledge of machine-learning / Artificial Intelligence solutions, methods, and algorithms.

Work Location Assignment: On Site at Chennai Office

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