Senior Scientist, Data Support

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Groton, Connecticut - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Why Patients Need You
Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. Research and Development is at the heart of fulfilling Pfizer’s purpose as we work to translate advanced science and technologies into the therapies and vaccines that matter most. Whether you are in the discovery sciences, ensuring drug safety and efficacy or supporting clinical trials, you will apply cutting edge design and process development capabilities to accelerate and bring the best in class medicines to patients around the world.
Position Summary
A Senior Scientist in the Compound Management (CM) Data Support team plays an important role in the stewardship of the Pfizer compound collection specializing in solutioning, data flows, and material workflows & logistics. You will collaborate with the Primary Pharmacology Group (PPG), hit follow-up, lead optimization, External Research Solutions, and Medicinal chemistry stakeholders, to ensure timely, high-quality access to the Pfizer compound collection. Partnerships with Digital, Contract Research Organizations, and external software & hardware vendors are also a key aspect of the role. As a senior member of the CM Data Support team, you will also have significant input in defining plans and strategy for the team.
Key Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, both internal & external, to analyze business requirements and design & implement lab-specific information & data-driven solutions.
  • Provide daily technical subject-matter-expert expertise, troubleshooting assistance and guidance on the applications and tools, both at the enterprise level & lab specific level, that support CM workflows to other CM colleagues and internal stakeholders.
  • Collaborate and partner with Pfizer Digital to develop lab-specific solutions that address CM workflow, data mining, analysis, storage, and curation requirements, and adhere to Digital enterprise level requirements, such as security, change & configuration management.
  • Participate in CM project teams as a key contributor by providing insight & expertise on data handling, applications, laboratory automation & material logistics to solve issues of significant complexity and improve the efficiency of operations in Compound Management.
  • Produce high-quality and detailed documentation for implemented solutions, including workflow & data diagrams, description of requirements, use cases, design, tests, users guides & standard operating procedures.
  • Participate in the evaluation and testing of internally and externally developed tools and applications, providing expertise in the planning, execution, recording and reporting of results.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction, daily decision-making, and operation of Compound Management, focusing on compound stewardship, efficiency, quality assurance and continuous improvement by effectively collaborating with other Compound Management teams, such as the Liquid Store, Sample Logistics, and Automation.
  • Identify and champion new ideas and technological strategies that will enable innovation, continuous improvement and capability enhancements in workflows and operations within Compound Management.
  • Present technological advancements & solutions internally to Compound Management stakeholders and externally to industry peers.
  • Act as a technical and scientific resource within Compound Management’s data support team.
  • Mentor junior team members by modeling courage & excellence in your work and contributing to an environment of equity and joy that promotes active engagement & learning.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Science, Engineering, or a related field with 9+ years of relevant experience in developing solutions.
  • Expertise in databases (Oracle/PostgreSQL), query languages (SQL/PLSQL), and database navigation/management tools (Toad/DBeaver).
  • Experience leveraging many of the following tools & technologies: Pipeline Pilot, SharePoint Pages/Web Parts/Power Apps, Excel Macros/Visual Basic & Diagramming Tools (Visio/
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative and creative solutions applying agile & lean principles to solve complex issues to streamline workflows and minimize risks for errors.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Teams.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with stakeholders and external hardware & software vendors.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Information Science, Engineering, or a related field with 7+ years of relevant experience in developing laboratory solutions in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Expertise leveraging many of the following tools, languages, & technologies: LIMS Systems/Software, Java/C#, Scripting (JavaScript/Python/Perl), HTML/XLM/JSON, APIs (REST/Soap/Microservices), Jira, Confluence, Eclipse, GitHub/SVN.
  • Prior experience in pharmaceutical laboratory automation, specifically, in the operation of liquid handling systems, storage systems and other automated tube & plate handling instrumentation.
  • Experience working in areas of compound management or research materials logistics.
  • Basic understanding of primary pharmacology assay development and compound screening is a plus.
Physical/Mental Requirements
Position will require working in the lab, operating automated equipment, lifting, sitting, standing, walking, bending and the ability to perform mathematical calculations and solve complex technical problems.
Work Location Assignment: On Premise
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $88,300.00 to $142,800.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer’s Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 12.5% 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 | ( 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.
Research and Development

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Groton, Connecticut - United States


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Breakthroughs That Change Patients' Lives: Pfizer is a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company. We apply science and our global resources to deliver innovative therapies that extend and significantly improve lives. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.To learn more, visit For additional information on our guidelines, please visit Beware of scams from individuals, organizations and Internet sites claiming to represent Pfizer in recruitment activities. A formal Pfizer recruitment process is required for all authorized positions posted by Pfizer prior to issuing an offer of employment. This Pfizer process includes an interview and never requires payment or fees from job applicants. If you receive a suspicious email message or phone call about recruiting on behalf of Pfizer, do not provide any personal information or pay any fees. Interested candidates should apply to current openings through this Pfizer website. Pfizer accepts no responsibility for any costs or charges incurred as a result of fraudulent activity.
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