Director, Data Science Platform Engineer - Team Lead

Pfizer

4.1

(94)

Multiple Locations

Why you should apply for a job to Pfizer:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 79% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 23-25 Week Maternity Leave (Fully paid for birth parents)
  • Family building benefits include $35,000 fertility services + $25,000 adoption and surrogacy services
  • Pfizer is a founding member of Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Gender Parity Collaborative
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    Position summary

    a unified experience for colleagues that take us to the next level of value creation. It powers next generation insights by developing enterprise-grade data foundations, allowing data to flow horizontally, enabling a versatile analytics environment, and embedding insights into day-to-day work to create a digital, data-driven culture.

    In this role, you will act as the capability lead, product owner, and team lead for the Data Science platform that serves a diverse group of colleagues - ranging from novice business analysts to expert data scientists - across the enterprise. The role will require the ability to flex between technical engineering of the platform and hands on working knowledge creating data science applications as a user of the platform. You will also be accountable for a team of 5 colleagues and 20 contractors.

    You may have a software development background, or an engineering background or you were raised in a modern data analytics culture from the start of your career. You will have the ability to work with technology vendors, support resources, delivery partners, Pfizer stakeholders, and apply emerging and traditional technologies for analytics improvements in support of enterprise analytics platform strategy.

    ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Responsible for the design, engineering, security, compliance, release management, governance, financial management, product roadmap, and service / operational oversight of data science platform (VAW).
    • Relationship management and oversight of external partners / technology suppliers (including software license and cloud hosting agreements) .
    • Partnering with senior leaders to understand business objectives and influence solution pattern to standard enterprise analytics pattern.
    • Lead enterprise-wide data science technical oversight and mentorship for geographically dispersed colleagues and contracted team members.
    • Technical coordination and collaboration with Pfizer Digital service providers both within and outside the AIDA team: Digital Client Partners, Digital Architecture, Digital Creation Centers, and Enterprise Platform and Security teams.
    • Proven leadership experience in data science, ML Ops, and platform engineering
    • Technical understanding of the latest AI and Gen AI capabilities
    • Ability to leverage multiple software and cloud infrastructure services to enable cutting-edge AI and Generative AI capabilities.
    • Partner with User Success team to maintain key informational content, drive platform adoption, and champion a strong user community.
    • Fostering an engineering culture of high performance, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
    • Oversee the operations of global enterprise data science DSS environments globally - and supporting self-service tenants:
      • Automate operation, installation, and monitoring of the data science ecosystem components in our infrastructure stack

      • Manage and resolve critical support issues with a high degree of technical complexity.

      • Ensure document knowledge in the form of incident notes, technical articles, and contributions to knowledge bases or forums within specific areas of expertise.

      • Measure and monitor service and support performance and health (SLAs, KPIs, etc.) to report to higher management

      • Collaborate with engineering and support teams on platform lifecycle management

      • Develop and maintain operational run-books and training curricula for support teams

      • Leadership of a group of consisting of 5-7 direct report colleagues and ~20 contractors

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or related field

    • At least 10years of professional experience

    • At least 5 years engineering or technical role experience, ideally involving a complex and rapidly evolving software/product

    • Proven track record of executive level presentations and ability to effectively communicate to multiple audiences and partners

    • Oversee, coach, and mentor a development team of 5 colleagues

    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with an aptitude for learning new technologies.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • and the ability to interface with both technical and non-technical individuals as needed.

    • Strong Linux system administration experience.

    • Comfort working with and reading code.

    • Experience working with at least one type of relational database and SQL.

    • Experience with big data technologies, such as Hadoop, Spark, or Kubernetes.

    • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP.

    • Some experience with python.

    • Familiarity with Ansible and other application deployment tools.

    • Hands-on experience and proficiency with DevOps and information tools - e.g., JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Yammer, etc.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Experience with authentication and authorization systems like LDAP, Kerberos, AD, and IAM

    • Experience debugging networking issues such as DNS resolutions, proxy settings, security groups

    • Some knowledge of data science / machine learning

    • Some knowledge of Java

    • AWS, Azure, or GCP Certification

    • Agile / SAFE Certification

    Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

    NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

    Occasional business travel may be required

    Last Date to Apply for Job: 7/19/2024

    The annual base salary for this position ranges from $161,600.00 to $269,400.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizer's Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 20.0% 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 | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided applies to the Tampa, FL location only. The salary range provided does not apply to any other United States location or locations outside of the United States.

    Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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    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. This position requires permanent work authorization in the United States.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Pfizer:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 79% would recommend this company to other women
  • 81% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 23-25 Week Maternity Leave (Fully paid for birth parents)
  • Family building benefits include $35,000 fertility services + $25,000 adoption and surrogacy services
  • Pfizer is a founding member of Healthcare Businesswomen's Association Gender Parity Collaborative