AbbVie Sr. Data Scientist II in Lake County, Illinois

Sr. Data Scientist II

USA, Illinois, Lake County

Information Technology

Requisition #1802472

AbbVie Operations Business Insights (OBI) is working to transform AbbVie operations organization to enable the use of data and analytics to drive world-class innovation, performance and agility.

We are looking for a Data Scientist to be an analytics thought-leader for a diverse operations business which includes Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing and Science & Technology.

The Data Scientist will develop predictive models using statistical and machine-learning methodologies using complex modeling techniques, communicate insights and provide guidance on the evolution of data architecture and data science toolset.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Consult with IT partners and clients in the analysis of short and long range business requirements and recommends innovations which anticipate the future impact of changing business requirements.

  • Design and develop processes and systems to consolidate and analyze data. Considerations include variety (structured, unstructured), volume (includes big data), data quality (cleaning and validation of the data) and velocity ( batch, stream).

  • Develop advanced data analytical models and techniques from supervised anunsupervised machine learning, statistical analysis and predictive modeling.

  • Generate reports with findings and communicate these effectively via written, oral and visual Dashboard methods.

  • Mentor and coach related team members

What you’ll Need:

  • Advanced knowledge of statistical and machine learning methods, with expertise in modeling and business analytics

  • Experience with statistical languages and packages, such as R, SAS, Matlab

  • Experience working with relational databases and/or distributed computing platforms Big Data, and their query interfaces, such as SQL, Spark, MapReduce and Hive.

  • Experience with additional programming languages, such as Python stack e.g. (NumPy, pandas)), Java

  • Experience using visualization techniques for presenting data and analysis as dashboard in tools such as Qlik.

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services, Apache Spark, Tensorflow etc.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science and or related discipline such as Statistics, Mathematics etc.

  • 5+ Years of demonstrated experience in relevant areas.

  • 2-5 years of prior experiences data analysis, business intelligence including data warehousing and business intelligence tools, techniques and technology experience performing analyses and presentation of data.

  • Knowledge of Agile Project management processes

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

Additional Desired Experience:

  • Experiences in Personalization, Search, Deep Learning, Operations Research

  • Working experience of OS Linux/Unix

  • Data mining, text mining etc.

  • Ability to think creatively and solve problems

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