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Data Scientist

Location: Georgia, United States
Reference: HQ00001639
Closing Date: 19 Feb 19
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and Comprehensive Benefits – see below

Job Summary:

Job title: Data Scientist (Python & Spark)   : United States       TalentSource Life Sciences is currently searching for an experienced Data Scientist to join one of our biotechnology partner companies in the United States. This is a permanent, office based position in Atlanta, GA.       The successful candidate will be working on studies dedicated to one client.


Job title: Data Scientist (Python & Spark)

Location: United States

TalentSource Life Sciences is currently searching for an experienced Data Scientist to join one of our biotechnology partner companies in the United States. This is a permanent, office based position in Atlanta, GA.

The successful candidate will be working on studies dedicated to one client.

TalentSource is the division of CROMSOURCE dedicated to flexible staffing solutions. Through us, you will have the opportunity to be integrated into a sponsor-led team, whilst having the continuous support from your TalentSource Line Manager who will work closely with you to support your professional development and growth.

The biopharmaceutical company have a keen interest in Advanced Analytics and AI, and they are looking for the Data Scientist to strengthen their internal team, with a focus on sales and marketing. As such, we are looking for an experienced Data Scientist proficient with Python and Spark to contribute to the development of analytics workflows focused on insights generation, prescriptive analytics and decision support apps.

Job specific tasks and responsibilities:

  • Help drive the analytical scope and method for projects, including formulating and shaping data integration, analytics methods and novel visualizations.
  • Implementation of data science modelling techniques to support analysis using advanced methods from statistics, machine learning, data mining and econometrics.
  • Utilize a diverse array of technologies and data science toolsets as needed, primarily Python and Spark, but also Scala, Neo4j, Azure, R, Docker, AWS, Databricks and Qubole.
  • Communicate ideas, approaches and results with peers and stakeholders.

Education, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Advanced Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research/Optimization, Computer Science, Computation/Theoretical Physics, Data Science/visualization, Machine Learning, Electrical/Computer Engineering or Health Sciences or equivalent.
  • Mastery of Python and Spark for data science tasks (at least 3 years of intensive hands-on experience.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Experience in extracting, cleaning, preparing and modelling data. Experience with command-line scripting, data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience with sales and marketing analytics
  • Strong presentation and communication skills towards peer data scientists and non-technical stakeholders
  • Ability to work individually and in teams
  • Experience with the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry is preferred.

The Benefits of Working for TalentSource in the US

  • Full health insurance benefits that include health, dental and vision
  • 401K Plan with 5% company match after satisfying 90 days of employment
  • Short term and long term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • Dedicated Line Manager
  • Monthly meetings with line manager
  • Full performance and development process with
  • Team events and end of year party
  • Career opportunities within both our CRO departments and our TalentSource Life Sciences Unit, locally and internationally
  • Employee satisfaction survey - your feedback is important for continuous improvement

If you have the experience needed for this position, please apply directly to If you would like to discuss the role before applying through the website, please contact for more information.

Why choose TalentSource Life Sciences/CROMSOURCE?

TalentSource Life Sciences is a fully dedicated flexible resourcing department at CROMSOURCE, a family owned international, full-service Contract Research Organization. CROMSOURCE comes from the merger of MSOURCE and CROM and we have been supporting clients with outstanding clinical research and resourcing services since 1994. Successful growth has been achieved by putting high quality and client focus at the heart of everything we do and we are proud to partner with industry leading Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device and Marketing Communications worldwide.

Our employees are the most valuable company asset and because we want to retain our staff, we ensure they work in a friendly, family environment and develop their skills and talents. Human Resources is the fulcrum around which all activities are built and close management and training is the core instrument to develop and maintain highly-qualified personnel. The continuous training keeps the resources qualified in terms of competence and expertize and gives to all personnel clear tools to manage both internal and client processes with the same methodology. The success of these core values are evidenced by our current below industry average turnover rates.

Our approach is to equally value our clients and our own people. We know that we are not simply providing 'staff' or 'resources'. We are experts providing experts - highly talented, well trained, motivated people who make a positive difference to the work of our clients every day. Together we help our clients succeed in their work developing medicines and medical devices for patients around the world.

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