Sr. Associate, Machine Learning Engineer

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Role Summary

The Pfizer Machine Learning and Intelligent Assistance Team deliver and maintain the platforms and capabilities that enable Pfizer Business Units to connect digitally with our external customers, provide intelligent automation solutions and effectively engage/collaborate across teams internally. We build advanced cloud-based technology solutions at a global scale that positively impact Pfizer business performance. Pfizer is accelerating the use of digital technology across our entire enterprise.

The Machine Learning Engineer will partner with key business stakeholders to scope and lead Digital project/product initiatives that support key business initiatives across Pfizer. This role will be involved in understanding business processes and executing proof-of-concept initiatives as well as full production builds.

Role Responsibilities
  • Work closely with teams across Pfizer to prototype and build systems that make the lives and work of colleagues and patients easier and enhance decision-making
  • Partner with other Digital teams to define and execute technology POCs using innovative technologies to advance Pfizer’s analytic capabilities
  • Directly engage with key business stake-holders (Sr. Manager level)
  • Technical leadership of Proof-of-Concept initiatives
  • Develop re-usable microservices and products that will serve as a foundation for scale and AI/ML maturation

Basic Qualifications:
  • Degree in Computer Science, Informatics, life sciences, physics, applied mathematics, statistics or related field
  • 1 year as a data scientist/machine learning engineer
  • Ability to create technical examples, prototypes, and demonstrations based on rapidly changing data sets
  • Experience with supervised and unsupervised Machine Learning techniques, with emphasis on Natural Language Processing
  • Proficiency with Python, R, and SQL
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment; with the ability to effectively communicate with a diverse audience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with implementation of solutions with DevOps tools within the CI/CD pipeline a plus
  • Experience with Agile a plus


Breakthroughs that change patients' lives... At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: courage, joy, equity and excellence. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives.

Digital Transformation Strategy

One bold way we are achieving our purpose is through our company wide digital transformation strategy. We are leading the way in adopting new data, modelling and automated solutions to further digitize and accelerate drug discovery and development with the aim of enhancing health outcomes and the patient experience.


We aim to create a trusting, flexible workplace culture which encourages employees to achieve work life harmony, attracts talent and enables everyone to be their best working self. Let’s start the conversation!

Equal Employment Opportunity

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to building a successful business. As an employer, Pfizer is committed to celebrating this, in all its forms – allowing for us to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. Together, we continue to build a culture that encourages, supports and empowers our employees.

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