Lead Programmer - Data Scientist

Location: Bengaluru, Karnataka

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Site Name: Bengaluru Luxor North Tower
Posted Date: Jul 9 2021

Job Purpose:

Data Scientist is responsible for developing technology solutions that contribute to the success of the Biostatistics team long-term goals. This role will work as part of a highly matrixed team across the Technical Excellence products of Data, Analysis, Share and Innovation to develop and implement standardized tools including but not limited to data visualizations, dashboards, and analytical models to support colleagues’ ability to drive business outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with clinical programmers/statistical analysts and other internal customers to understand business requirements and industry regulations.
  • Design, create, maintain, and develop standard tools and applications for internal customers Provide scalable, secure, and modern UI/UX when required.
  • Test and validate standard tools and applications when required Deliver documentation and training material for standard tools and applications
  • Provide direct support for products, including tracking, prioritisation and resolution of user queries and issues.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to cross-functional teams including participation in innovation projects Work in a team of 2-5 people on one or two projects at a time in an agile way (Scrum/Scrumban).
  • Provide high quality and efficient code – an integral part of your work will be coding, code review, unit tests, end-to-end tests, and sharing of best practice
  • Hands-on with clinical trial data to create appropriate and high-quality tools

Minimum Level of Education required:

Bachelor of Engineering (or) Masters

Minimum Level of Experience required:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of working with SAS, R, Python or other data science languages.
  • Excellent programming skills and experience building standardized tools Experience in creating R functions, SAS Macros and/or R Shiny applications
  • Basic knowledge of SQL an advantage
  • Git
  • Excellent listening, communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to understand business problems and bridge the game between data analysis results and meaningful business insights and visualizations.


Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

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