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Data Science Associate II - $8,000* Sign On

Company: Kite Pharma
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionEveryone at Kite is grounded by one common goal - curing cancer. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Join us in our mission!Kite is seeking a highly motivated, experienced, and resourceful Data Analyst to support the Global Quality Organization operating out of our headquarters in Santa Monica, CA. Kite Quality is responsible for adhering to regulatory requirements while improving existing processes, reducing waste, and lowering costs to safely improve patient access to our life-saving therapies.In this role you will collect, measure, visualize and interpret data across multiple functions that include Quality, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Process Development with the intent of turning data into information, information into insights and insights into informed business decisions.Responsibilities:

  • Partner with decision makers across functional domains to clearly define business & technical problems and then collect/present the information required
  • Interpret data, analyze results and craft engaging narratives around insights derived through the data
  • Use SQL to develop ad hoc queries for data stored across multiple tables and databases
  • Uses data patterns & trends to identify root cause of operational gaps and inefficiencies and to collaborate with other functional domains to develop solutions
    • Provide technical solutions to moderately complex problems. Solutions are thorough, realistic, and consistent with organization objectives.
      • Develop regular dashboards in data visualization tools such as Tableau and Spotfire to provide to business stakeholders a means to measure and better manage their respective areas
      • Filter and "clean" data within Kite's enterprise data analytics platform and identify potential enhancements to source systems to improve quality of data collected
      • Work with Quality leadership to prioritize information/reporting needs to support business objectives
        • Develop a comprehensive and deep understanding of data and foster learning using analytical tools and applications to broaden efficiency and data accessibility.
        • Organize, prioritize, and coordinate multiple work activities to meet project deadlines. Identify and documents business processes.
        • Support the regulated function of the department, understand and perform validation efforts in accordance with established procedure.
        • Assess and analyze business requirements and recommend solution and plan.
        • Exercise required judgment within confined guidelines.
        • Cross-train with other focus areas to expand data science knowledge
        • Work directly with customers to probe and ask effective questions to fully diagnose both the problem root cause and customer's comfort level with application.
        • Perform training for self-service analytics including the use of querying and visualization tools as well as Descriptive Analytics Methodology and Data Governance policies.
        • Collaborates with supervisory personnel as needed. Work is reviewed regularly prior to completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.Basic Qualifications:
          • Master's Degree and 2+ years' experience with data visualization/reporting packages (Tableau, Power BI, Spotfire, etc.) for complex visualizations including the use of partitioned data OR
          • Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years' experience with data visualization/reporting packages (Tableau, Power BI, Spotfire, etc.) for complex visualizations including the use of partitioned data. OR
          • AA Degree and 5+ years' experience with data visualization/reporting packages (Tableau, Power BI, Spotfire, etc.) for complex visualizations including the use of partitioned data. OR
            • High School Degree and 6+ years' with data visualization/reporting packages (Tableau, Power BI, Spotfire, etc.) for complex visualizations including the use of partitioned data.Preferred Qualifications:
              • BS/MS in Computer Science, Statistics/Biostatistics, or Mathematics preferred
              • Experience in machine learning applications a plus
              • Advanced use of SQL to develop ad hoc queries for data stored across multiple tables and databases
              • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
              • Complete understanding and application of statistical methods, principles, theories, machine learning concepts and modern techniques for building data science applications to derive insights from data.
              • Initiative to develop understanding of gene & cell therapy, its associated manufacturing process coupled with expanding technical knowledge of tools supporting data analytics
              • Experience working within an AWS environment preferred
                • Ability to work under general direction, independently determine and develop approach to solutions.Does this sound like you? If so apply today!
                  • This Position qualifies for a $8,000 Sign-on Bonus, $4,000 payable within 30 days of start date and $4,000 payable following 6 months of continuous employment. Payments are subject to a 1-year repayment agreement from date of payment issue. Applies to external hires only.#QCQA123

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