• Senior Data Scientist-Consumer Safety

    J&J Family of CompaniesFort Washington, PA 19048

    Job #1435215772

  • Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Data Scientist, in Fort Washington, PA or Skillman, NJ.

    Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. is a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. markets innovative consumer products focusing on skin and hair care, baby care, wound care, oral health and women's health as well as a broad range of well-known and trusted over-the-counter products through our McNeil Consumer Healthcare division. The portfolio includes some of the most world's most widely used and trusted brands JOHNSON'S ® Baby, NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO® LISTERINE®, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages, TYLENOL®, and many more.

    Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Senior Data Scientist will:

    • Be a member of the Safety Science and Analytics group within the O?ice of Consumer Medical Safety (OCMS).

    • Be responsible for translating the strategic vision of safety science into solutions and insights through development of innovative methodology and applications.

    • Should be passionate about working on developing cutting edge analytics/informatics solutions in the field of safety analytics and surveillance.

    • Lead the safety science e?ort to build applications and tools by applying advanced scientific algorithms and methods and translating the strategic vision of safety science into solutions and insights.

    • Work closely with customers and stakeholders to turn data into critical information and knowledge that can be used to make evidence-based decisions.

    • Manage relationships across IT, QA and finance functional areas; balance between business needs and IT/QA standards and strategies to guide well-informed designs and decisions.

    • Apply compliance/validation requirements related to GxP-regulated applications, provides documentation as necessary, and participate in compliance/validation activities as required.

    • Work e?ectively as part of a team and solve complex or unusual problems in consideration of the potential impact.

    • Lead as a Business Analyst for moderate to large projects, programs, or initiatives of varying complexity

    • Apply and leverage technology-driven analytics (e.g., natural language processing, artificial intelligence/machine learning) in advancing safety science practice.


    • Master's degree required in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science/Informatics, Epidemiology, Statistics or related discipline, plus 5 years of overall experience; or a PhD in the same disciplines plus 3 years of overall experience

    • Strong competency in at least one programming language commonly used in developing analytics solutions, such as R, Python, or Julia

    • Experience with technologies used to build analytics dashboards/applications, such as RShiny, Dash, and Streamlit

    • Working knowledge of how to build custom web applications using modern web frameworks (e.g., AngularJS, React, etc.)

    • Experience with relational database technologies (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL)

    • Excellent written and communications skills and the ability to articulate findings in a clear, structured, and concise manner

    • Willingness to work in an exploratory environment, handling non-standard tasks with minimal supervision


    • Prior training/experience building natural language processing and machine learning solutions using common machine learning and deep learning frameworks

    • Experience with spontaneous adverse events and working knowledge of safety surveillance

    Primary Location

    United States-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington-7050 Camp Hill Road


    Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (6101)

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