MCKESSON | Sr. Data Scientist | Irving, TX | United States | BigDataKB.com | 17 Oct 2022

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Job Location: Irving, TX

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

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.

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The Senior Data Scientist role will support the development of analytic solutions across McKesson. Our team applies data science methodologies to interdisciplinary business problems across Finance, Operations, Accounting, & Supply Chain. This position will work closely with multiple business units such as Treasury, FP&A, Operations, and Pricing. The position’s objectives are:

  • Develop machine learning solutions to support new business initiatives / facilitate next best actions
  • Architect and lead implementation of driverless forecasting systems, levering best data science practices and technologies
  • Lead DevOps of new and existing models, leveraging cloud / open-source technologies

The candidate should possess the ability to perform statistical modelling techniques and derive business insights that are required to drive analytic innovation at McKesson. The candidate should also be an active learner able to grasp and apply new analytic approaches, as well as mentor junior / developing resources.


Position Description

The purpose of this position is to architect, implement, drive adoption, and measure impact of innovative analytic solutions at McKesson, as well as make significant improvements to existing solutions.

Analytic Responsibilities

  • Support FP&A’s need for statistical modelling and forecasting
  • Support as needed improvements to the AP & AR Cash Forecasting models
  • Fully automate existing forecasting solutions
  • Design and guide implementation of model variance analysis and impact tracking framework
  • Lead in deploying statistical models in production
  • Lead in development of statistical simulation decision frameworks

Other Responsibilities

  • Support stakeholders’ analytic needs, gather user requirements, help drive adoption
  • Cultivate business development opportunities
  • Assist in developing and maintaining long-term stakeholder relationships and networks.


Critical Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to tackle problems across the full data stack, from data wrangling (leveraging SQL or other methodologies) to stakeholder consumption at scale
  • 3+ years data science / analytics / programming experience
  • Deep knowledge of machine learning / data science best practices
  • Knowledge of statistical programming (SAS, R, MATLAB)
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Demonstrated experience with objected oriented programming (Python, Java, C#, VBA, etc.)
  • Strong grasp of fundamental statistical concepts: linear regression, A/B testing, outlier analysis, probability distributions, tests for independence, etc.


Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Analysis/Process Thinking
  • Team player
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Knowledge of relational databases (e.g. MS SQL Server, Snowflake, Oracle)
  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms is a plus (e.g. Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, Databricks)
  • Proficient with Excel spreadsheets, financial modeling, and reporting
  • Prior data mining experience using enterprise systems (SAP or JD Edwards preferred)
  • Knowledge of data warehousing & ETL best practices is a plus


Education

Education: BA or BS degree in a technical field such as: Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Finance, Economics or related quantitative / STEM majors. Masters and/or PhD preferred.


Physical Requirements:

Typical office environment


Benefits & Company Statement:

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer -minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.


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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