Principal Data Scientist Job

Additional Locations: US-CA-Los Angeles; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MN-Arden Hills



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About this role:

The Principal Data Scientist is responsible for the initiation, design, development, execution, and implementation of scientific research projects within the Neuromodulation dvision at Boston Scientific.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide thought leadership and project leadership to develop advanced analytic methodologies to detect patterns in mid- and large-scale clinical, epidemiological, and health insurance data, including methods from multivariate statistics and machine learning paradigms. This could take the form of supervised and unsupervised models, cluster analysis, etc.
  • Leadership responsibilities will also communication of results to team members and management.
  • Partner effectively with clinical, R&D, and Marketing team members to identify opportunities for innovation by applying data science to research and business challenges.
  • Demonstrate the effectiveness and impact of the analytical tools developed to support efforts in demonstrating the value of our medical technologies.
  • Oversee process to implement predictive models in the hardware/software supported by the business unit.
  • Data analytic responsibilities include sample design, data prep, identification of appropriate analytic and statistical methodology, model development and documentation of process and results


What we’re looking for in you:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in (bio) statistics, applied statistics, applied mathematics, machine learning, or similar quantitative fields of study.
  • 5+ years' experience with demonstrated expertise in statistics and/or machine learning research methodologies required; including Parametric, nonparametric, neural network, clustering, social network analysis, etc. (Experience during graduate work may be counted).
  • Strong communication skill and proficient project management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong hands-on modeling skills and strong analytic programming skills using R, SAS, Matlab, or Python.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of medical coding, including ICD, CPT, DRG, etc.
  • Ability to provide leadership to colleagues and senior management in innovative statistical techniques.
  • Exceptional ability to drive results through strong collaborating and influencing skills across all business segments and geographies


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 420777


Boston Scientific
Full time
Valencia, California 91355, US