Pfizer Hiring: Senior Associate, Principal Statistical Data Scientist – Apply Now!

"Pfizer Hiring: Senior Associate, Principal Statistical Data Scientist - Apply Now!"

Senior Associate, Principal Statistical Data Scientist

India – Chennai

Job ID – 4894166

An Individual Contributor role

Job Description

  • Productive hands on programming, supporting deliverables in the study/project/portfolio/standards team, of medium – high complex statistical programming deliverables to support assets and study teams
  • Performs tasks independently with mentorship or advise from Programming Leads within the organization
  • Acts as co-lead/lead on selected projects/initiatives/activities and also study deliverables as needed.
  • Guide, mentor, monitor programmers within the team and collaborate with SDSL’s on timelines, resource management and deliverables with quality.
  • Is capable of handling standards/study programming specific activities independently including collaboration across stakeholders at various timezones
  • Ensures adherence to high quality programming standards in their daily work
  • Ensure the tasks are completed on time with quality and are compliant to the process at Pfizer with needed guidance.
  • Work collaboratively with study teams and stakeholders such as clinicians and statisticians on milestones and deliverables.
  • Active self-learning and delivering on solutions in the space of statistical programming and data standards
  • Contribute to SDSA initiatives globally and locally.
  • Accountable for multiple projects/ongoing work activities (timelines, work plans, deliverables) of moderate complexity within a Work Team
  • Accountable for their assigned work supporting the standards/study deliverables and also to assist SDSL’s with the team assignments.
  • Review/Develop/Validate/Review datasets, TFL as per CDISC aligned Pfizer Standards or Pfizer Data Standards for Study/Project/Portfolio. (Portfolio)
  • Contributes to upto 80% of their time to programming deliverables assigned within the scope of the function in either SAS, R or Python and 20% to self learning, development and growth.
  • Explore the existing code base and execute/perform runs as required, also develop/modify as per the needs and specifications suggested to the standards team as appropriate – (Standards Programming)
  • Ensures appropriate documentation and QC across the lifespan of the study for all of their programming deliverables across Standards, Programming and Submissions.
  • Understand/Implement standard/study/project/portfolio requirements and specification and work with global stakeholders in ensuring completion of project/study/deliverable goals and milestones
  • Knowledgeable in core safety standards as well as TA standards pertinent to their project and lead development of standards necessary for their study
  • Exhibits routine and occasionally complex problem solving skills, seeking direction when appropriate.
  • Regularly update leads on progress and time estimations to ensure smooth daily operations and accurate planning
  • Support in accomplishing department and organization mission by completing assigned tasks
  • Acts as mentor to junior team members
  • Advances job knowledge to next level by participating/contributing in/to opportunities both globally and locally.


  • Bachelor or Master (preferred) Degree in Statistics, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Pharmacy, biological sciences, IT, or related field.
  • At least 5 – 6 years relevant experience in a pharmaceutical, biotech, CRO, or Regulatory Agency.
  • Understanding of clinical data and drug development process, CDISC standards required
  • Statistical Programming and SAS hand-on experience
  • Clinical trials expertise with an understanding of data operations required for the reporting of clinical
  • Good understanding of ICH and regulatory guidelines
  • Working knowledge of clinical data and relevant data standards
  • Is able to work with stakeholders across timezones under tight timelines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and time and project management skills
  • Strong competencies and interests for innovation and problem solving
  • Proven ability to operate with limited oversight
  • Knowledge of at least 1 Therapeutic Area

Work Location Assignment: Flexible

About Pfizer

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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