Sr Data Engineer in Remote by Design Home Office at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 9/19/2022

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Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 15,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. Under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.
SummaryThe candidate will work in R&D Excellence – MARS Team (Metrics, Analytics, Reporting & Solutions) and focus on a variety of "Data Ingestion" activities across the board from multiple internal R&D Systems and external Data Vendors enabling "Data Driven" culture across all R&D. The candidate will have direct accountability to build and run production data pipelines to successfully ingest a variety of information and data transformations required for calculation of "Metrics" and "Data Science" algorithms. The candidate will also focus on implementing scalable data ingestion methodology strategy in collaboration with rest of MARS team to facilitate agile data ingestion and delivery to the Reporting & Data Science group. This a very technical role and we are looking for a candidate with strong technical acumen.


- Defining database design, data flows and data integration techniques. Design and Build data solutions ensuring data quality, reliability, availability and data governance.
- Prepare the data in a consumable layer facilitating the data scientist to develop data science algorithms from structured and unstructured data. Monitor data for emerging trends , quality checks and anomalies , Build Data Quality Dashboards. Create alerts escalation and develop workflows for addressing DQ issues.
- Manage and Evolve global data lakes platforms – Develop Data Ingestion, Data Enrichment, Data Standardization routines and RESTful API’s for consumption of data lakes data. Enable technologies, platforms and workflows to enable analysts and data scientists to focus on algorithms and analyses.
- Serve as primary point of contact for implementation of complex data project. Provide technical expertise, risk analysis, business and technical assessment of change requests in relation to data platforms. Implement and document approved change requests.
- Collaborates with domain experts in privacy, security, and compliance to ensure that the RD data platforms uphold privacy, security, and compliance requirements.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Education Qualifications (from an accredited college or university)

- Bachelor's Degree or higher degree in Computer Science or a related discipline from an accredited college or university preferred Experience Qualifications

- 4 or More Years experience in life sciences, pharma or informatics industry or commensurate experience preferred
- 4 or More Years experience with Clinical Trials Data, Genomics, Bio Marker & Regulatory Data preferred
- 4 or More Years experience with data integration tools using disparate data sources such as flat files, databases, xml files and/or unstructured data & web services preferred
- 4 or More Years experience with Master Data Management Technologies preferred
- 4 or More Years experience with RESTful API’s Development preferred
- 1 or More Years experience with NLP (Natural Language Processing) like Linguamatics etc. preferred
- Extensive hands on experience with analysing and designing data models for Data warehousing and Transactional applications with high availability/ scalability & performance. preferred
- Strong in Unix shell/Perl scripting preferred
- Proven ability to work in a global and highly matrix environment preferred
- Familiarity with VALIDATED systems and understanding of regulatory and industry artifacts such as 21 CRF Part 11: Electronic Records, Electronic Signatures preferred
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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