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Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
San Francisco, California, United States
South San Francisco, California, United States
Job reference: R-038950
Posted date: Nov. 09, 2018

Data Science Product Manager – South San Francisco, CA or Gaithersburg, MD

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life.

We are seeking a Data Science Product Manager to join our Technology Innovation and Delivery Excellence(TIDE) Platform product team and support the data science, cloud engineering and Application development team. In this role, you will drive both customer and business value by identifying applied data science opportunities across the organization and collaborating with multiple business teams to realize that value. You will collaborate closely with various business stakeholders in our Science and Commercial business units at Gaithersburg, Cambridge and Sweden to deliver on the vision, strategy, and innovative customer experiences leveraging data science across Patient, Physician and Business facing digital tools powered by Data and Machine Learning.

You have extensive past experience as a product manager working with data science teams, cloud engineering teams and business stakeholders. You are comfortable working with many different business and product teams and can break down and solve complex problems. This position requires high communication and collaboration skills as this is a cross-functional, cross-team cutting position. You communicate in a clear and concise manner and are comfortable interacting with executives and other stakeholder groups to build consensus, define an approach for prioritization, communicate project status, and escalations on a regular basis.

What you will do:

  • Act as the product owner for all experiences related to data science powered Digital Products developed by TIDE at AstraZeneca
  • Work with internal and external customers to drive the roadmap and prioritization of requirements in the data science domain
  • Work with large healthcare data sets and have the required Math skills to analyze them and prepare them for modelling and algorithm development
  • Work with engineering and product partners to prioritize and allocate resources against a variety of projects touching many teams at AstraZeneca
  • Work in close collaboration with product, engineering, and UX design partners, as well as other scrum teams to identify and realize value

Essential requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a data science product management role
  • 5+ years of experience in working with large consumer or healthcare data sets to build models and algorithms
  • Strong technical background, either from academic, engineering, or hands-on product development experience
  • Extensive understanding and experience of building machine-learning based customer experiences
  • Ability to cohesively gather and prioritize functional and technical user requirements from disparate sources, including consumers, getting to key user needs
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • An ability to drive consensus and resolve stakeholder differences through data-driven analysis, influence, and relationship building skills, especially in cross-functional and executive settings
  • Strong collaboration skills with internal UX and Engineering teams as well as external customers in an agile environment

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience in healthcare data space – electronic medical records, insurance claims
  • Experience in clinical implementation space

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Data Science Product Manager
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