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Machine Learning Engineer, Biostatistics
Irvine, CA

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Job Description

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

Build artificial intelligence and machine learning applications to solve real world, large scale problems encountered in Allergan product development.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

* Set up cloud computing infrastructure

* Develop machine learning or deep learning algorithms for image analysis

* Conduct algorithm outcome analysis and interpret results

* Cross functional communication for business cases and results presentation


Hands on experience of building convolutional neural networks and implementing other machine learning/artificial intelligence algorithms. Familiar with cloud computing infrastructure, such as Microsoft Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud. Proficient in Python and Tensorflow

Preferred Skills/Qualification

Strategic Responsibility:

Team level strategic responsibility including infrastructure configuration to suit the business needs and choose the right method/algorithm to solve problems and meet objectives

Business Expertise:

Need general knowledge about Allergan products, indications, populations etc.

Problem Solving:

Develop complex machine learning algorithms to solve large-scale complicated problems encountered in Allergan product development

Nature and Area of Impact:

Will bring great impact as digital innovations; bring more business insight in big data cumulated from clinical trials conducted at Allergan in the past decades

Interactions/Interpersonal Skills:

Will work with internal team to understand business needs; and work with external consultants to get advice in infrastructure set up and algorithm fine-tuning.


PhD or MS degree plus 2 years of work experience in Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, Major in Statistics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Computer Science, or other related field

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