Data Scientist

Company Name: MSD
Location: Rahway, NJ
Date Posted: 22nd Oct, 2016

Data Scientist will research, design, implement and validate cutting-edge algorithms to analyze diverse sources of data to achieve targeted outcomes. Data Scientist will participate in all phases of projects, including ideation, data discovery and preparation, data analytics and/or data mining, and finally assessing options and making recommendations.



  • Master's Degree required in one of the following areas: Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Bioinformatics or Statistics
  • PhD Degree preferred
  • Required Experience and Skills:
  • Knowledge in advanced analytical, machine learning techniques
  • Expert in analytics platforms such as Matlab, R, Python
  • Research experience in analyzing big datasets
  • Persistent and driven: Demonstrated characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator that thrive on new challenges and adapts to learning new knowledge
  • Passionate: Show high energy for research problems and open to new ideas
  • Collaborative: Demonstrated experience applying excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills working with global and cross-functional teams towards common goals, realizing that the best results from the combined efforts of diverse teams
  • Preferred Experience and Skills:
  • Knowledge in deep learning techniques is a plus