Data Scientist (NPL)

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Community of Madrid - Spain

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Posted 4 months ago
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The Position
The Position
As a Data Scientist you will join the data science cluster in the Roche Informatics Data and Analytics Chapter (DnA). You will be part of one or several multi-disciplinary agile teams where you’ll actively shape the future of healthcare by using data science methods and principles to generate deeper insights from a great variety of data sources. To achieve this, you will proactively identify needs, design and implement analytical solutions, provide advice and consulting support to our key stakeholders and show impact by executing proof-of-value initiatives, or contributing to existing products.
As a Data Scientist you will:
  • Be accountable for the development and implementation of Data Science products focusing on Natural Language Processing leveraging LLMs and Generative AI tools
  • Support proactive identification of the most relevant LLM/NLP use cases in collaboration with the key stakeholders
  • Apply your expertise in NLP/LLM to develop and refine models that address Roche business needs. Involved in building and fine-tuning models and optimising their performance to provide valuable insights and solutions to business stakeholders
  • Support prioritisation efforts, understand feasibility and business impact, take smart risks to make informed decisions in a fast-paced, evolving environment to deliver patient benefits faster
  • Collaborate within global agile teams in the Roche Informatics business and foundational domains to develop products that provide the highest value to both Roche Pharma and Diagnostics business stakeholders.
  • Provide methodical and implementation guidance as well as hands-on support around analytical LLM/NLP use cases. Evaluate the pros & cons of different NLP approaches and Generative AI platforms with comprehensive quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Communicate findings and market the value of use cases to key stakeholders
  • Contribute to positioning data science as a key competency within the enterprise
  • Continuously look for opportunities to broaden knowledge, capabilities and skill set to enable talent to flow into different specialties
  • Be a role model for knowledge sharing within the DnA chapter.
  • Act as a coach, mentor, or buddy to help colleagues grow and develop
  • M.Sc. or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent degree and experience with machine learning/data mining/artificial intelligence.
  • At least 3 years of hands-on experience as a Data Scientist
  • Hands-on experience with Python programming and common NLP libraries (e.g., transformers, gensim, spaCy, etc.)
  • Familiarity with essential frameworks (e.g. PyTorch) and infrastructure components (Docker, GPU) for training, fine-tuning and evaluating NLP tasks
  • Experience in using both open source (e.g. HuggingFace) and closed source LLM models with different deep learning architectures
  • Experience implementing RAG, working with knowledge databases and using LLM through APIs
  • Proven experience to deploy LLM models with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) and machine learning workbenches for robust and scalable productionisation
  • Good knowledge of effective training and optimising language models to fit for internal infrastructure and ensure seamless integration
  • Familiarity with best practices for code generation, code documentation, data security, and compliance in cloud-based data science workflows
  • Proven experience to add value and insight by providing advanced analytical solutions
  • Data storytelling skills and using visualisation tools to communicate data and results with a non-technical audience
  • International, goal oriented mindset with can do attitude
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry is preferred.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Who we are
At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Community of Madrid - Spain

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

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Roche ist ein globales Unternehmen mit Vorreiterrolle in der Erforschung und Entwicklung von Medikamenten und Diagnostika und ist darauf fokussiert, Menschen durch wissenschaftlichen Fortschritt ein besseres, längeres Leben zu ermöglichen. Dank der Kombination von Pharma und Diagnostika unter einem Dach ist Roche führend in der personalisierten Medizin - einer Strategie mit dem Ziel, jeder Patientin und jedem Patienten die bestmögliche Behandlung zukommen zu lassen. Roche ist das grösste Biotech-Unternehmen weltweit mit differenzierten Medikamenten für die Onkologie, Immunologie, Infektionskrankheiten, Augenheilkunde und Erkrankungen des Zentralnervensystems. Roche ist auch der bedeutendste Anbieter von In-vitro-Diagnostika und gewebebasierten Krebstests und ein Pionier im Diabetesmanagement. Seit der Gründung im Jahr 1896 erforscht Roche bessere Wege, um Krankheiten zu verhindern, zu erkennen und zu behandeln und leistet einen nachhaltigen Beitrag zur gesellschaftlichen Entwicklung. Zum Ziel des Unternehmens gehört es durch Kooperationen mit allen relevanten Partnern den Zugang von Patienten zu medizinischen Innovationen zu verbessern. Auf der Liste der unentbehrlichen Arzneimittel der Weltgesundheitsorganisation stehen heute 30 von Roche entwickelte Medikamente, darunter lebensrettende Antibiotika, Malariamittel und Krebsmedikamente. Ausgezeichnet wurde Roche zudem bereits das neunte Jahr in Folge als das nachhaltigste Unternehmen innerhalb der Pharma-, Biotechnologie- und Life-Sciences-Branche im Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Die Roche-Gruppe mit Hauptsitz in Basel, Schweiz ist in über 100 Ländern tätig und beschäftigte 2017 weltweit rund 94 000 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter. Im Jahr 2017 investierte Roche CHF 10,4 Milliarden in Forschung und Entwicklung und erzielte einen Umsatz von CHF 53,3 Milliarden. Genentech in den USA gehört vollständig zur Roche-Gruppe. Roche ist Mehrheitsaktionär von Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter #Roche #Biotechnology #Pharmaceuticals #Diagnostics #Healthcare #PersonalizedHealthcare #GreatPlaceToWork #Innovation
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