19 days ago

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Medical Analytics Data Engineer

$117k - $195k


MassachusettsCanadaRemoteBoulder, COCambridge, MAUSNorth AmericaNew YorkColoradoAmericasNew York, NYQuebecMontreal, Canada

Develop data infrastructure for data scientists and ensure appropriate and efficient development of care gap and HCP prioritization models


Develop and maintain data infrastructure

  • Design, develop, optimize, and maintain data architecture and pipelines (e.g., feeding medical data sources into data lake for ongoing projects)
  • Partner with product manager and data lead to develop technical architectures for analytical models
  • Identify data inputs needed to conduct analytics (e.g., claims data for unmet need analysis)
  • Gather, prepares, and maintains datasets required to perform analytics
  • Oversee data systems holding in close collaboration with data mgmt. lead and ensure accurate collection, storage, and processing of data within team
  • Enhance data infrastructure for greater scalability and optimize data delivery (e.g., automating manual processes to retrieve medical data)

Support analytics development

  • Solve complex data problems to deliver insights that helps the team produce the required analytics
  • Create data products for analytics and data scientist team members to improve their productivity and facilitate team collaboration

Ensure adherence to data practices and standards

  • Advise, consult, mentor and coach other data and analytic colleagues on data standards and practices
  • Foster a culture of sharing, re-use, design for scale stability, and operational efficiency of data and analytical solutions
  • Lead the evaluation, implementation and deployment of emerging tools and analytic data engineering process in order to improve team productivity


Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • Degree in Computer Sciences, Statistics, Clinical Informatics or similar
  • Relevant certification &/or work experience in data engineering
  • Experience (7+ years) in data engineering, notably in the healthcare sector
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working in cross-functional business environment.
  • Proven influencing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to quickly build rapport and credibility with Pfizer leaders and key external stakeholders.
  • Ability to partner cross culturally/regionally.
  • Effective English verbal and written communication with flexibility to be clear, consistent, compliant, and appropriate for a variety of settings including scientific/technical, promotional, patient/consumer, regulatory, and media.
  • In depth understanding of the business of pharmaceutical medicine including clinical trial design, GCP and data interpretation, drug development, regulatory and promotional rules/guidance, legal and compliance, issue management and business development opportunity evaluations.
  • Infrastructure as code, data warehousing, Apache Airflow, Kafka or similar streaming data engineering tools.

  • Databricks, DSS Data Science Studio (Dataiku) experience
  • Understanding of taxonomy structures and hierarchy
  • Plan and implement methods including Tag Management Solutions like Tealium iQ(primarily), GTM,  Adobe Launch, Dynamic Tag Manager, Ensighten
  • Understand and use multitude of tag managers and writing JavaScript code
  • Marketing Performance analysis i.e. data aggregation (leveraging marketing & click-stream API’s, data cleaning & transformation)
  • Understanding of digital analytics specially Clickstream Data, Adobe and/or Google Analytics, Drupal platforms
  • Knowledge on Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics, /Omniture SiteCatalyst, Matomo/Piwik
  • Tag Managers – Tealium IQ, Adobe Launch/DTM, Google Tag Manager, Piwik Pro, Signal/Bright Tag. tags and tag debugging tools like Charles Proxy
  • Programming Languages - JavaScript, jQuery
  • 1+ years in a client facing role for solutioning and / or evangelizing technology approaches.
  • Markup Languages - HTML, CS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Optimization Platform – Adobe Target, Google Optimize, Optimizely
  • Experienced building web apps and interactive visualizations that focus on data explanation and exploration. You have experience with front-end JavaScript and Node.js. You have experience working with visualization libraries, plus a component framework like React or Vue.
  • Experience with Data Studio and Adobe Report Builder


  • Anticipates Customer and Market Needs – Knows the industry; knowledgeable in current and possible future trends, knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace. Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; always focused on patient safety first, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Acts Decisively – Makes timely and effective decisions by applying business and financial acumen. Acts with urgency and removes barriers that hinder productivity. Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Builds Change-Agile Organizations – Develops teams that are facile at initiating and responding to change. Aligns teams and processes to support sustainable change.
  • Designs and leads teams that are flexible and adaptive.
  • Strategic and Innovating Thinking – Demonstrates insightful thinking by developing creative approaches to business models and strategies and creates an environment to encourage others to do the same.
  • Grows Leaders – Actively coaches and develops talent. Builds leadership bench strength for Pfizer. Provides opportunities and experiences to develop skills, competencies, and business knowledge.
  • Is a role model of Pfizer’s values and behaviors.


  • Travel as required, up to 40% of role

Other Job Details:

Additional Location Information: New York, NY; Collegeville, PA; Cambridge, MA; Groton, CT; Bothell, WA, Lake Forest, IL; La Jolla, CA; Boulder, CO; US - remote; Montreal, Canada

Eligible for Relocation Package: No


Last Date to Apply: June 19, 2024

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $117,300.00 to $195,500.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 17.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of life’s moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.

Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations.  These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure.  Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act.  Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government.  If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.  This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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