Data Scientist

Updated: October 12, 2022
Location: Nationwide, United States
Job ID: 144924

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The Data Scientist supports our business goals by collecting, storing and interpreting data in a meaningful and clear way for our customers.


  • Work independently to solve open-ended questions.
  • Design, develop and program methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze unstructured, diverse “big data” sources to generate actionable insights and solutions for client services and product enhancement.
  • Interact with product and service teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments.
  • Develop and codes software programs, algorithms and automated processes to cleanse, integrate and evaluate large datasets from multiple disparate sources.
  • Identify meaningful insights from large data and metadata sources; interpret and communicates insights and findings from analysis and experiments to product, service, and business managers.
  • Have broad expertise or innovative knowledge, use skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.
  • Work on unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles.

Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we take into consideration transferrable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities. 

  • Masters in a STEM field required, PhD preferred.
  • Proficiency with a programming language (e.g., Python, R).
  • Must be organized, detail oriented and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong data analysis and data modelling skills, good knowledge of statistics.
  • Detailed understanding of how data science models are developed.
  • Independent problem-solving and grit. Willingness to own one’s work, and confidence to push best practices. Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with healthcare or B2B/B2C marketing a plus.


Interviews may be conducted in person at an on-site interview location. For any in person interviews, local Covid safety guidelines will be followed.

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re empowered to exceed your sales goals with the autonomy you need to over deliver. We’re dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Syneos Health has launched more sales teams in the last 5 years across all major Therapeutic Areas than the top 25 pharma companies combined. By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.


WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate bringing new therapies to patients?

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. Except in those locations where state or local law impacts this vaccination requirement, this position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition, sincerely-held religious belief, or other reasons recognized by applicable law. Submission and approval of an exemption request does not necessarily guarantee that an accommodation can be provided for any specific job. 


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