Title:  Statistician 2 at IMS Health

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Provides expertise in statistical methodologies and project management support.

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Provides statistical methodology and project management support in the delivery of standard and custom studies. Applies appropriate methodology when implementing studies. Defines statistical design and methodology to meet client information needs, conducts statistical analyses to derive conclusions from the study, and identifies new opportunities for standard reports and for value-added analytics. Implements tactical study plans in answer to business questions, performs quantitative research, and provides written summaries of study results. Participates in selecting statistical methodology for use in the development and launch of new products. Gathers recommendations from others to develop research plans, identifying appropriate data sources and delivery options in meeting client information and analyses needs. May consult with clients in support of project delivery. Works on projects where independent judgment is used within generally defined procedures and practices.

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

Bachelor’s or Master's degree or equivalent in Statistics, Mathematics, Bio-informatics or related field with a minimum of four (4) years of experience with a Bachelor’s or a with a minimum of two (2) years of experience with a Master’s in operations research, market research, or applied statistics. Technical knowledge/skills include: multivariate analysis, regression analysis and forecasting, sampling, and knowledge of SAS programming languages in both PC and mainframe environments.  Additional knowledge of C, Visual Basic, artificial intelligence methods and software, linear programming and market research methods are preferred.

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Experience analyzing large amounts of data. Intermediate to advanced SAS and/or SPSS programming skills. Strong written communication skills.

Please contact Xinyan Yu at X.Yu@us.imshealth.com with inquiries.