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Data Scientist

Company: Exact Sciences Corporation
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Genomic Health Inc. (An Exact Sciences Company) is seeking an exceptional individual with strong statistical programming and analytical skills to participate in the development, validation and post-marketing support of genomic biomarker assays that help cancer patients and their physicians make better treatment decisions. As a member of the Biostatistics team, the Lead Statistical Analyst/Programmer will collaborate across Genomic Health, working closely with Clinical Biostatistics, Data Management Operations, Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Medical Communications, and Medical Affairs to provide expertise in the generation of statistical analyses, tables, figures and listings of medical data from diverse sources. A strong candidate will have extensive experience analyzing and developing visualizations for high dimensional data, preferably genomic data, knowledge of statistical theory including survival analysis and epidemiological methods and a minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience in industry or academia.

  • Support senior personnel in pursuit of all Nonclinical Biostatistics (NCB) efforts across our various internal customer groups including Process Engineering, New Technologies development, and R&D efforts across multiple projects.
  • Support Assay Development and the Development Lab work (e.g., initial data display and analysis), Analytical Chemistry/Analytical Sciences, Commercial Lab support and data monitoring, and clinical data QC for clinical studies.
  • Support the NCB staff and internal customers in the development of any and all assigned projects, including new technologies and their evaluation and process monitoring subsystems.
  • Monitor GHI Commercial Lab data and quality control. 
  • Table formation and development of descriptive statistics, as required.
  • Code development in SAS, R, or Python, as directed.
  • Data review under the guidance of the NCB designated technical lead.
  • Process improvement and automation.
  • Process troubleshooting under the direction of the NCB designated technical lead.
  • Direct support for our customer base, and under some supervision provide statistical guidance and advice with respect to initial analyses, data visualization, and tabularization.
  • Optimize models to improve sensitivity/specificity for observed data. Present findings at internal meetings.


Minimum Requirements

 Any suitable combination of education, training, or experience would be acceptable.

  • Master of Science degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics or related discipline, or foreign equivalent and five (5) years of experience in the job offered or in a closely related position.
  • Alternatively, will accept a Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, or related discipline, or foreign equivalent and one (1) year of experience in the job offered or in a closely related position.

Special Requirements

Experience must include one (1) year of experience in each of the following:

  •  Statistical data analysis.
  • Statistical model development.
  • Computer programming in R, SAS, or python.

*Background checks may be required.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company‚Äôs affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.

Keywords: Exact Sciences Corporation, Redwood City , Data Scientist, Other , Redwood City, California

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