Biogen

Data Scientist, Biogen Digital Health- Digital Bio...

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Neurological diseases are highly complex, devastating, and there are still significant challenges in how we understand and treat them.

At Biogen Digital Health (BDH), we aspire to transform patients’ lives by making personalized & digital medicine in neuroscience a reality. Leveraging data-science and digital technologies, we drive solutions to advance research, clinical care, and patient empowerment.

We stand with our colleagues at Biogen developing pioneering treatments in neuroscience. We believe that now, more than ever, biology and technology should go hand-in-hand to better meet patient needs, while enabling a shift towards more prevention-focused, affordable, and equitable care.

Our team at Biogen Digital Health rejects the status quo and lives by agile principles. We strive for impact through excellence, innovation, and collaboration.

We bravely go where others won’t.

Our people are interdisciplinary, passionate, and champion caring deeply, working fearlessly, and changing lives.

The Data Scientist in Digital Biomarkers Data Science will advance precision and personalized medicine through the development and validation of transformative digital measures and algorithms using biometric monitoring technologies (BioMeTs) for people living with MS, neuromuscular diseases (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS] and spinal muscular atrophy [SMA]), Parkinson’s disease (PD) and/or Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).


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As a Data Scientist in the Digital Biomarkers Data Science team within BDH Sciences, you will:

  • Develop and implement end-to-end signal processing pipelines, engineer features and disease models for potential biomarkers/endpoints from sensor-based BioMeT data, including clinical studies using Konectom™, a BDH smartphone-based digital outcome assessment of cognitive and motor functions.
  • Perform technical, analytical, and clinical validation analyses and communicate results, including at conferences and in peer-reviewed publications for audiences in the therapeutic area of interest, sensor science, machine learning and digital medicine.
  • Support BDH Solutions’ design and development of novel sensor-based solutions

This role is of key importance to achieve the strategic vision and objective to make Biogen a recognized leader in digital health neuroscience, hence contributing to our corporate vision & strategy – this role will report to the Head of Digital Biomarkers Development.

Develop and implement end-to-end signal processing pipelines, engineer features and disease models for potential biomarkers/endpoints from sensor-based BioMeT data, including clinical studies using Konectom™, a BDH smartphone-based digital outcome assessment of cognitive and motor functions.

Perform technical, analytical, and clinical validation analyses and the communicate results, including at conferences and in peer-reviewed publications for audiences in the therapeutic area of interest, sensor science, machine learning and digital medicine.

Support BDH Solutions’ design and development of novel sensor-based solutions


Qualifications

  • Master’s in biomedical engineer, bioinformatics, computer science, applied mathematics, or computational biology
  • Intrinsic passion for advancing human disease understanding and transforming healthcare using digital technologies
  • >= 2 years Pharma/Biotech/Tech industry experience, alternatively extensive experience in academic/clinical centers of excellence
  • Great understanding of established analytical/modeling methodologies.
  • Experienced in the field of sensor-based signal processing leveraging state of the art methodologies, programming languages, and tools
  • Track record of being part of complex, interdisciplinary research, and development projects, especially in the fields of software and technology implementation
  • Cutting-edge analytical, communication and presentation skills

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