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Lead Data Science

Date: Mar 23, 2021

Location: Sofia, BG, 1407

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info


Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) is a global leader in generic medicines, with innovative treatments in select areas, including CNS, pain and respiratory. We deliver high-quality generic products and medicines in nearly every therapeutic area to address unmet patient needs. We have an established presence in generics, specialty, OTC and API, building on more than a century-old legacy, with a fully integrated R&D function, strong operational base and global infrastructure and scale. We strive to act in a socially and environmentally responsible way. Headquartered in Israel, with production and research facilities around the globe, we employ 40,000 professionals, committed to improving the lives of millions of patients. Learn more at www.tevapharm.com.

In August 2016 Actavis has been acquired by Teva Pharmaceutical. In Bulgaria we are the largest employer in the pharmaceutical industry with near 1700 employees in the two manufacturing plants (Dupnitsa and Troyan); sales and marketing organization and in a number of global corporate functions based in our country. As a Teva company, in October 2020 Actavis has started the process of re-branding and anticipating the Teva brand.


We are looking for qualified and motivated candidate for the role of Lead Data Science, based in Sofia. This position reports into Dir IT Business Application.


The role


The Lead Data Scientist will lead the data science team, plan and lead data science projects.
This role will be responsible for developing machine learning / artificial intelligence techniques to analyze data and produce actionable business insights. This role will work with the business units, to understand the business questions need to be answered using ML/AI techniques, learn the data structure and functional aspects of the data. This role will be able to hands-on  design, develop, train, deploy, and present the results of the ML/AI model and project

Main Responsibilities


• Manage and develop the data science team and bring the team to excellency through continuous improvement.
• Solve variety of business problems by leveraging advanced artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches.
• Work with the business units to explore new ways of finding insights from data and provide actionable recommendations
• Evaluate and prepare datasets for ML/AI analytics including exploration, profiling, cleansing, looking for trends, outliers, exceptions, incorrect, inconsistent, missing, or skewed information.
• Features engineering and data splitting to training and evaluation sets.
• ML/AI models design, develop, train and deploy
• Effectively communicate through visualizations, models results, reports and dashboards

Main Requirements


• 5+ years of experience in advance data analytics including expertise in deriving insights from data analysis to solve business problems.
• 3+ years of hands-on experience building ML or AI models
• Experience in leading Data Science team
• Experience with providing insights for at least 10 business questions using ML or AI methods.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Proven ability in generating advanced insights, predictive capability and insights from text using statistical and ML models, including (but not limited to) regression, decision trees, probability networks, association rules, clustering, deep learning, neural networks, Bayesian models multivariate linear regression, cluster algorithms, decision trees, logistic regression, Principal Component Analysis (PCA), time series, survival analysis, machine learning (supervised and unsupervised), Bayesian Methods, Neural Networks, NLP, text analysis etc.
• Solid software engineering skills across multiple languages including but not limited to Python, R, SQL .
• Bachelor's degree in a highly quantitative field (Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, etc.)
• Experience with cloud services: AWS, Azure
• Excellent communication skills and presentation skills;
• Excellent collaboration skills
• Great thinker with passion to solve business challenges using analytics methods
• Fluent English – writing, reading and speaking


We Offer


• Dynamic and challenging work environment in one of the world leading pharmaceutical company and the biggest pharmaceutical company in Bulgaria
• Competitive remuneration bound with performance
• Additional healthcare insurance
• Transportation allowance
• Flexible working hours and option to work from home as per the company policy
• Opportunity for development


If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, send us your CV in English.


Please, kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. All personal data is protected by law and will be treated in confidence.


Information Technology

Sub Function

IT Business Application

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