Data Science/NLP Manager
Site Name: USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park Posted Date: Nov 24 2021 The US Medical Analytics team is looking for a new NLP/Data Science Manager to join our team. This individual will play a crucial role in shaping the strategy of NLP and Text Analytics capabilities within Medical Affairs and beyond for years to come. About the Role You will act as the technical lead for our NLP Capabilities team. You will guide and mentor your in-house teammates and manage an offshore team. There are two primary value streams that this role contributes to: text analytics/reporting, and NLP capabilities. These represent our team's transformation from one of pure data analytics, to being the powerhouse within GSK for NLP and data science. In this role you will have one foot in each world and will guide our transformation by being a trusted expert in both domains. To support our Text Analytics needs, you will work with Voice of Customer, social media, and other data sources to uncover trends and insights alongside our Medical Insight Leads. You will showcase your storytelling, wisdom, and perception by creating compelling reports that get to the root of patient and health care provider needs. On the NLP Capabilities side, you will create foundational models which will enrich our unstructured text data. You will be guiding buy/build decisions and prioritization for creating high quality models in topic modeling, Named Entity Recognition/Resolution (NER), Aspect-based Sentiment Analysis, text summarization, and more. You will contribute not only to the development of the models, but to a best-in-class MLOps pipeline and deployment strategy. You will work with reporting and data engineering teams across the business to integrate model APIs. You will guide stakeholders and insight leads as they learn to use these tools in a self-guided way. Why you? You have a passion for applied Data Science You are experienced with Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML), and Data Science You believe that data only as powerful as the story it tells You are eager to guide and mentor your team members to improve their technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills You have experience as a technical lead on your team, and people have often looked to you as an expert You may or may not have managed a team before, but you look out for the people you work with and help them be their best You advocate for best practices and operational excellence, while simultaneously delivering value You may or may not have worked in Pharma/healthcare before, but you have a passion for patient well-being You have used tools and languages such as: Python, R, Scala, TensorFlow, ElasticSearch, SQL, AWS, Microsoft Azure, Databricks, BERT, GPT, Word2Vec (w2v), Git, Plotly, D3, Tableau You have several years of experience and a proven track record as a central contributor to successful applied data science projects Why GSK? Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities: You have a lot of options available to you. Here are some of the things that set us apart from other roles you may be considering Impact You want your work to matter, and in this role, you can be sure that it will. The insights and discoveries you make in this role will directly impact patient care and improve the lives of real people in our communities. Working with Voice of Customer data, you will get to see the pain, struggles, and difficult choices faced by health care professionals and patients every day. As part of our Medical Unmet Needs project, you will identify areas of growth where we can directly impact patient care. In this role, you will know that you are making a tangible difference for all of our patients. Influence We have a clearly defined vision, but we will be looking to you to make your mark as we are starting to execute it. You will work closely with our Director of NLP to not only shape our strategy, but turn it into concrete deliverables, experiments, and milestones. In this role, we need someone who will not only be a top-notch technical contributor, but who can guide our roadmap and work across the business to deliver value. There is tremendous potential in this role, if you are ready to tap into it. Growth In this role, you will have opportunities to flex and stretch in almost any direction that you want. You will be able to learn about and implement state of the art NLP and ML models to stay technically sharp. You will lean into people management and leadership as you guide both your direct reports and your peers. You will learn about organizational operations as you collaborate with leaders and stakeholders from all across GSK. You will practice not only delivering data but using it to tell a story that inspires action. Whichever direction you want to take your career, this role will give you the opportunity to explore and grow into it, while being supported by your Director, and the rest of the leadership team. And if all of this growth takes you to another functional area, GSK is the perfect place to transition. As a large, global organization, there are always opportunities to explore what comes next, when you are ready. *LI-GSK If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). 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