Job description

Department – Commercial Analytics

Are you passionate about using data to drive business insights and recommendations? Do you have experience in developing and deploying machine learning models? We are looking for a talented Data Scientist to join our team in Finance Global Business Services (GBS) at Novo Nordisk. If you are ready to take on exciting challenges and make a difference, read on and apply today for a life-changing career.

About The Department

Finance Global Business Services (GBS), Bangalore was established in 2007, is currently responsible for supporting Accounting, Accounts Payable, Procurement, Commercial Analytics, Financial Planning & Analytics for Head Quarters at Denmark, Region Europe, North America, International Operations & Global Service Centre Bangalore. Commercial Analytics is part of Finance GBS and was founded in June 2013 with the idea of establishing a team consisting of dedicated analytics professionals to provide the best-in-class analytical services and insights to the global organization. The main purpose of our existence is to provide superior service to our stakeholders consistently and add value to the processes in terms of standardization and efficiency.

The position
As a Data Scientist at Novo Nordisk, you will:

Design and implement supervised and unsupervised machine learning models to address business challenges and opportunities. Deploy machine learning models into production environments, ensuring seamless integration with existing systems.

  • Monitor the performance of deployed models, adjusting and updating as necessary to maintain accuracy and efficiency, and maintain documentation of the same.
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code in Python or R using appropriate IDEs to streamline the development process.
  • Leverage Databricks and Snowflake platforms to manage pharma big datasets. Apply best practices in continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) pipelines for model deployment.
  • Participate in code reviews and share knowledge with peers to promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement within the team.
  • Use Power BI interactive dashboard to share insights that effectively communicate the findings and value of the models to stakeholders.
  • Prepare presentations to drive critical business meetings to display business insights and recommendations in line with a thorough understanding of market dynamics.


To be our new Data Scientist, we are looking for a candidate with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s / master’s degree in computer science, Data Science, Statistics, or a related field.
  • Any Data science certification from a reputed institute would be a plus.
  • Minimum 5 to 6 years of experience with advanced analytics.
  • Proven experience in developing and deploying machine learning models, with at least 2 to 3 deployments in a professional setting.
  • Strong proficiency in Python or R, with experience using one or more IDEs (e.g., Jupyter, RStudio, PyCharm, Visual Studio Code).
  • Experience with cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) and their machine learning offerings.
  • Familiarity with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Knowledge of additional data visualization tools and libraries (e.g., Tableau, Matplotlib, Seaborn).
  • Demonstrated experience with Databricks/Snowflake or similar platforms for large-scale data processing and analytics.
  • Intermediate expertise in Power BI for Data visualization and reporting insights.

Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world, and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 63,000 employees around the world. We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we're working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it's a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. Together, we're life changing.

To submit your application, please upload your CV online (click on Apply and follow the instructions).

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16th May 2024.

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