Specialist (Data Scientist in Applied Mathematics ...

Location: Singapore

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Job Description
Specialist (Data Scientist in Applied Mathematics and Modeling, MMD IT)

. Based in Singapore, the regional hub for Asia Pacific (AP) and top-ranked biopharmaceutical company on The Straits Times and Statista's list of Best Employers in Singapore for two consecutive years (2020, 2021).
. Join the premier biopharmaceutical company that has been in Singapore for more than 25 years and in AP for over 60 years.
Our Quantitative Sciences team use big data to analyze the safety and efficacy claims of our potential medical breakthroughs. We review the quality and reliability of clinical studies using deep scientific knowledge, statistical analysis and high-quality data to support decision making in clinical trials.
A Specialist leverages a deep understanding of machine learning model development and related software development to generate rapid prototypes of potential analytics products for manufacturing division. Our team works closely with complementary IT teams to develop, deploy, launch and improve analytics products at scale in production systems. Occasionally the data scientist would also take part in an ad-hoc consulting role for other efforts.
The data science team participates in all project phases including ideation, business case development, project definition, data discovery and preparation, model development and/or data mining, product prototyping and assisting adoption. They may also be involved in product deployment through a systems life cycle and industrialization processes.

. Work independently in designing and developing innovative quantitative modeling approaches and enable decision making in the manufacturing division of Our Company.
. Enable and influence decision making for key programs/projects including those for predictive modeling and mining
. Build and share in-depth domain knowledge of research and trends in one or more sub-specialty areas of data analytics with cross-functional stakeholders across various disciplines of manufacturing
. Design and guide development of applications, platforms and business processes to derive value through scientific analytics
. Incorporate company vision, goals and direction in strategy development and exercise judgment in solving problems within standard procedures and practices
. Stay abreast of current industry best practices and trends
. Collaborate with data sciences staff across the globe in use of appropriate data sciences analytics and applications software
. Work closely with stakeholders and ensure that concluding results and products (when applicable) are bringing measurable business value

To be successful in this role, you will have:
. A Master's degree, or a bachelor's with a minimum of 3 years of experience in quantitative, scientific and technology disciplines such as Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or Engineering.
. Strong technical understanding of machine learning algorithms, data driven models and its practical implementation
. Highly knowledgeable in use of two of more of standard analytical software such as R, MATLAB, Python, and open source tools

. Opportunities across various functional group within biopharmaceutical manufacturing
. Diverse and dynamic team that focuses on development and success.
Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us-and start making your impact today.

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another's thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
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Job Description
Specialist (Data Scientist in Applied Mathematics and Modeling, MMD IT)

. Based in Singapore, the regional hub for Asia Pacific (AP) and top-ranked biopharmaceutical company on The Straits Times and Statista's list of

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