Job Description SummaryDigital Health is a business unit within Becton Dickinson charged with building innovative new product lines. The goal of Digital Health is to work alongside highly successful business units and bring software into their portfolios. Digital Health is bringing agile software practices into a leading global medical technology company - pushing the boundaries of the industry, the business and the products. Our Digital Health innovation center is located in the Boston area to rapidly prototype and then commercialize new concepts in digital health. Over time, Digital Health will spawn multiple products and services, which enable consumer engagement, better health outcomes, and stickiness for BD products.
Why Is This Role Critical?
As a data scientist, you will be responsible for building and delivering innovative new products to market. Users worldwide will use what you help build. Your focus on lean software practices and delivering quality products will be critical in the success of Digital Health and our mission of transformation. You will be making a real difference in making healthcare more efficient, safer and more effective.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
* Responsible for development, validation, and implementation of predictive models, learning algorithms, and analytics based on device data that lead to clinically and economically relevant impact of smart device platforms * Development and application of appropriate quantitative methods (predictive models, statistical methods, etc.) for multiple integrated complex data streams * Assessment of the value of various data streams for the particular application. Principal technical contributor to the development of scientifically informed analytics engines. * Use predictive modeling and automated data interpretation to make meaning of complex data and thus support patient and clinical decision making. * Resident expert on predictive modeling/machine learning * Resident expert on statistical analyses
* A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics * A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required. Developing quantitative methods for application-driven analysis of complex data streams * Expertise in one of more relevant statics/modeling languages * Experience applying predictive modeling and/or machine learning methods to real-world systems * Strong data visualization and technical communication abilities
* Masters Degree preferred * Experience working with healthcare or medical data * Start-up experience
Primary Work LocationUSA MA - Andover
Becton Dickinson is a global medical technology company that develops, manufactures, and sells medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products.