Data Scientist at McKesson (Richmond, VA)

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McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

McKesson Corporation is a Fortune 8 company and is one of the largest providers of healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, medical & pharmaceutical supplies, healthcare technology, community oncology and specialty care in the United States with revenues of $231 billion in 2020. The company was founded in 1833 by John McKesson and Charles Olcott in New York with a focus on importing and wholesaling pharmaceutical products. United by our ICARE shared principles, McKesson's 80,000 employees work together every day to make better care possible around the globe - one product, one partner, one patient at a time.

Current Need

We are seeking a Data Scientist to join our team in Richmond, VA.

Position Description

The Marketing and Strategy and Business Development team is seeking a Data Scientist to support customer model creation. Our data scientist will help to provide customer insights to better understand how McKesson Medical Surgical can better intact with lifecycle of the customer through data driven insight, modelling and customer valuation tracking. We are looking for a candidate that is passionate about building machine learning solutions to improve health care and drive business value.

Key responsibilities:
  • Develop, design, build, and oversee data science solutions to provide predictive insights that further McKesson's vision to improve care in every setting - one product, one partner, one patient at a time.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team members; Manage business stakeholder relationships to drive action and value from data science insights;
  • Provide analytics leadership; conduct methodology and code reviews; utilize industry and academic resources to continuously learn and contribute to a growing knowledge base of data science best practices.
  • Develop comprehensive understanding of McKesson's data environment to design data strategy for use in machine learning models; analyze complex health, business transaction, and supply chain datasets
  • Understand problems from the business point of view, build and execute solid analytics work plans, gather and organize large and complex data assets, perform relevant analyses (data exploration and statistical modeling), automate work streams, foster teamwork in interactions, develop client relationships with business stakeholders, and communicate hypotheses and findings in a structured way.
  • Communicate results; develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, partners and internal clients.

Minimum Requirements
  • Degree or equivalent and typically requires 4+ years of relevant experience

Critical Skills
  • Experience in core analytics methods (one or more of the following): Statistics (t-tests, Poisson process), Segmentation and clustering techniques, predictive modeling: e.g. logistic regression, linear regression, Time Series analysis: e.g. Machine learning methods: e.g. Random Forest, ensemble model techniques, SVM, Optimization: e.g. linear programming
  • Experience in SQL, relational databases: e.g. Snowflake, Oracle, Microsoft SQL
  • Expert level skill in a programming language or a scripting language: e.g. Perl, Python
  • Familiarity with a data visualization tool: e.g. Tableau, D3.js, Power BI, R.
  • Ability to process and synthesize complex data.

Additional Skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to a non-technical audience, presenting work in a concise and thoughtful manner
  • Experience with cloud computing data platforms: e.g. Azure, GCP
  • Desire to work in a project-based environment to address business issues and implement business solutions.
  • Driven by making impact with technical and data science expertise, acute strategic and analytical skills; Highly organized with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload.
  • Self-motivated, demonstrated ability to manage engagements, serve as a champion of Data Science and able to act as a full member of project team.
  • Experience in applied analytics for business problem solving. Examples include demand forecasting, analytics solution for pricing, loyalty program effectiveness, customer segmentation, customer LTV maximization, cost and profit analysis, CRM management etc.

  • Master's Degree required in computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, or a related data centric-technical field. PhD preferred.

Physical Requirements
  • General Office Demands

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

We take pride in our culture of connection and believe in a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic self. We welcome and encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities and others with diverse perspectives to join our growing team. Your unique perspective and experience are valuable assets that can translate into a rewarding career path with us. Apply to join our team and help shape the future of healthcare!

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected] Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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More Information on McKesson
McKesson operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Irving, TX, Columbus, OH and Richmond, VA. McKesson was founded in 2022. It has 23630 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 13 open jobs at McKesson, click here.
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