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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Manager, Data Science Operations and Quality Assurance in San Diego, California

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The Becton Dickinson Technology Solutions division is looking for a Senior Manager of Data Science Operations and Quality Assurance to lead a team of data scientists including data analysts/scientists, data engineers, and business analysts. This team is responsible for data wrangling, data enrichment, quality assurance, compliance, pre-processing, and customer onboarding. You will be responsible for driving continuous improvement, team efficiency, and quality excellence.

This is a high-impact role that requires excellence in both operational and technical skills. On the operations side, you will be partnering with other leaders to establish, maintain, and support the development of advanced analytics assets including machine learning/predictive models, enriched data for analytic purposes, stakeholder engagement, and quality assurance. The successful candidate will be highly process oriented, have a demonstrable record of driving quality improvement, and robust understanding of the data science development life cycle. On the technical side, you must have experience and advanced knowledge of topics such as data engineering, database management with a preference for cloud-based solutions, competency in statistical and machine learning modeling, and experience with deploying technical products in a production environment. You will be the primary point of contact with other technical leaders including, but not limited to, software development, program management, and privacy/security. Finally, you will be expected to provide technical guidance to the team and help develop their skills. You will lead by example, adopting a "whatever it takes" approach to get the job done, while nurturing a sense of camaraderie, success, and appreciation among your team.

We have a wealth of data assets across the healthcare continuum that will allow you to deliver impactful outcomes to our customers. You will work in a large complex data environment with a variety of sources and technologies. You will be creating a real difference in making medication management safer, and efficient and cost effective.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and grow a team of high-performing data analyst/scientists, data engineers, and business analysts to optimize pre/post-deployment analytics systems drive quality excellence and team efficiency

  • Establish documented team SOPs and best practices that are aligned to organizational policy. Ensure compliance and consistency in data science team adherence to SOPs.

  • Relentlessly drive continuous improvement, root cause analysis, and quality assurance as a data science customer service leader

  • Drive an independent agenda, establish a team vision, and partner with technical leaders to enable excellence in data science execution

  • Identify opportunities to increase team efficiency in analytics delivery

  • Coach and develop team members

  • Explore opportunities from internal and external data sources to identify unrealized value through data enrichment

  • Identify and implement rigorous analytics and data governance process with specific attention to HIPAA and regulatory compliance.

  • Cultivate strong cross-functional relationships and capabilities to enable excellence in data science delivery

  • Present to senior management on business reviews, roadmap progress and innovation concepts

  • Drive an engaging, innovative, and inclusive culture within your team

Required skills and experience

  • Track record of driving process and quality excellence in the delivery of analytic or technical products to diverse customers in a dynamic environment

  • Advanced knowledge of technical process improvement, data quality standards and management, data enrichment and standardization

  • Competency in data science concepts including statistics, machine learning, and predictive modeling

  • Excellent communication skills; able to explain technical concepts to non-technical audience.

  • Experience with agile, lean practices and methodologies

  • Ability to work effectively in cross-functional groups. Must be able to excel in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.

  • Experience with data related programming languages such as (Java/Scala, Python, R, Ruby, C#, and/or PHP).

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science or related field

  • Minimum 5 years of management and/or leadership experience.

  • 8+ years of industry experience in data science or related field.

Nice-to-Haves:

  • Experience with medical software such as Hospital Information Systems, Medical Record Systems or Lab Information Systems

  • Knowledge of Hadoop, Cloud and other modern data architectures

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an EqualOpportunity/AffirmativeAction Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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