Associate, GCS Data Science and Analytics

Pfizer, Inc.

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Groton, CT

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Global Clinical Supply (GCS) manages the execution of supply chain strategies to deliver Investigational Medicinal Product to patients involved in Pfizer’s clinical research trials across the globe.

The Data Science Associate role provides hands-on data reporting, data visualization and data modeling support across the entire GCS organization. For this position candidates will need to be a creative problem solver and have a strong commitment to quality to successfully deliver optimal data related solutions. As part of the Data Strategy and Analytics - Technical Execution Team, this role leverages a variety of data management, advanced analytics tools, and technologies to deliver prioritized business use cases. This role works closely with Analytic Leads and Digital Teams to understand the business use case and develops analytics per requirements along with data cataloging and documentation.


  • Understand requirements from GCS business lines and Analytic Leads

  • Maintain and nurture the Data Marketplace’s data catalog. Curate, monitor and maintain metrics for data catalog.

  • Profile data to identify data quality issues with data flowing into the GCS Data Marketplace and implement measures to improve data quality. Assist with reporting on data quality and data marketplace metrics.

  • Apply data mining, data transformation and data analytics to develop statistical/optimization models using Dataiku's Data Science Studio (DSS)

  • Design, build and deploy predictive and prescriptive models using statistical modeling, machine learning, and optimization

  • Develop Analytics workflows in the GCS User Defined Data Marketplace space using Alteryx to solve business problems

  • Develop reporting solutions including Spotfire (visualization support, maintenance, and development) and SharePoint (support, maintenance, and development) for Data Marketplace related initiatives.

  • Have a strong understanding of system development life cycle, computer system validation and Good Practice (GxP) requirements.

  • Document tasks, issues and resolutions using designated tracking tools, as applicable.

  • Interface with Digital staff and vendors.

  • Assist with system testing, maintenance and validation of data marketplace

  • Assist with documentation and change management activities for data marketplace

  • Provides application support to customers in an appropriate manner using the GCS Data Marketplace.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in statistics, computer science, data sciences, supply chain or related field from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with reporting tools, software, and other applications (like Data Catalog), including but not limited to SQL, Alteryx, Alation, Pipeline Pilot, Spotfire, Tableau, Data Science Studio (DSS)

  • Exposure to the operation and analysis of relational database software and standards, as well as data retrieval methodologies.

  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations

  • Demonstrated skills in analysis and problem solving

  • Understanding of system validation / software development lifecycle

  • Comfortable preparing and presenting ideas and information in a variety of settings

  • Must have strong inter-personal and customer service skills

  • Comfortable working with a global team, partners, and customers in a change agile environment


  • Management and analysis of large data sets from various source systems

  • Able to articulate information, findings, and complex data solutions concisely and with clarity to management

  • Understanding of transactional data & flows across systems, data mapping and hierarchy concepts, and management reporting


  • Travel is limited to approximately 15% for this role

  • May require after hours support

  • May include international travel

Other Job Details:

Relocation support available


   Relocation support available
Work Location Assignment: Flexible

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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