Data Scientist in Agile Environment - 製薬会社

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary ¥9000000.00 - ¥12500000.00 per annum
Specialization: テクノロジー・デジタル・通信
職種 データアナリスト/データサイエンティスト
お問合せ Alexander Richardson
参照 JO-2103-456330
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※Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and required fluent ~ native level Japanese.

[Company Description]
Global Pharmaceutical Company

We are seeking Data Scientists with growth mindset, to work closely with cross-functional business teams adopting agile ways of working to create business values and outcomes with data and Advanced Data Analytics.

■Provide business outcomes:
Not only design solutions leveraging analytical approaches and best practices, but also build prototypes, code and documents, to deliver actionable insights and business outcomes to stakeholders and management.

■Implement technology modernization:
Implement modern technologies related to analytics, Machine Learning and AI, to improve business process and efficiency of our company.

■Drive agile delivery:
Leverage our new ways of working to deliver business outcomes with agility and significant productivity, based on iteration and experimentation principles.

■Foster global collaboration:
Establish effective trust partnerships with cross-functional teams and global communities.

■Lead decision making:
Make and execute decisions by using data science techniques and data architecture, to solve critical business problems and achieve business goals.

■Uphold behavior standards:
Maintain behavior standards and mindset built on principles of collaboration, learning and sharing.


  • At least 5 years of broad experience in the domains of Advanced Data Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning and AI, Business Insights and visualization
  • Hands-on experience within the end-to-end Advanced Data Analytics process, from data extraction, EDA, data preparation and preprocessing, to predictive model building, validation and deployment
  • Knowledge and experience with best practices and frameworks utilized in the fields of Advanced Data Analytics and Data Mining
  • Ability to clearly understand business requirements and translate them into data-driven processes and services, while consulting stakeholders on optimal solutions and managing expectations
  • Experience with designing analytical solutions, as well as storytelling and presentation of insights and outcomes to business stakeholders
  • Strong hands-on programing experience with open source languages like Python and R, with experience in SAS being a plus
  • Ability to extract, design and link datasets from diverse internal and external data sources, by writing SQL queries as a part of the ETL process, and prepare modeling master datasets for analysis
  • Understanding of Big Data foundations, as well as of modern Data and Analytics ecosystems and technologies, such as AWS and Azure cloud environments and services
  • Superior analytical maturity to provide business outcomes with proficiency in a broad range of marketing methodologies, including qualitative and quantitative design, Data Analysis and statistics
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to lead data-driven initiatives, which sometimes include changing existing systems, operations or mindsets of others, based on prioritization
  • Native level Japanese proficiency
  • Fluency in English is desirable
  • Degree(s) in Computer Sciences, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Public Health, (Pharmaco-)Epidemiology, Pharmacy

[Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities]

  • Proactive, results-oriented, creative and flexible thinker with a growth mindset
  • Enjoys working in diverse and inclusive global and matrix environment across functions and geographies
  • Ability and willingness to speak-up and to challenge the status quo. Upholds high standards of ethical and intellectual integrity
  • Experience or knowledge about the pharmaceutical commercial business and data sources (e.g., prescription and sales data, patient claims data, promotional data); ability to design future ideal state of Data Analytics in it
  • Experience in validating quality or reliability of data
  • Experience in the consulting business
  • Experience working in agile methodologies
  • Understanding of Advanced Analytics, AI and IT products

[Employment Type]
Full time

9M-12.5M yen
※Experiences and skills will be considered


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