Data Science Engineer

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Job Type
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Seniority

Years of Experience
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Tech Stacks
Python SQL Flow R Analytics ETL Strategy

Job Description

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Lilly’s Purpose

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Connecting Patients And Technology

Digital Health (DH) R&D Data Science Engineer role offers the unique opportunity to connect a passion for patients, clinical development and technology by leading the data engineering, data analysis, and AI/algorithm development activities in clinical studies to passively and objectively measure disease-relevant physiology in support LY drug development and Lilly’s digital health products, as well as driving new software products and AI-powered features for Lilly’s Sensor Cloud (i.e., Magnol.Ai platform). In this role, you will also be engaged with developing and validating digital biomarkers and ultimately, digital measures which can have significant regulatory, patient and clinical trial impact.

Purpose Of The Role

The purpose of the DH R&D Data Science Engineer role is to be responsible for trial level digital device data strategy including acquisition, storage, retrieval, interchange, delivery and representation. This requires an in depth understanding of wearable sensor data collection, data flow, data quality, data technology, dataset delivery, archiving and data standards. This role applies advanced data analysis tools and techniques to provide insights and actionable recommendations for the trial, and utilizes algorithms to derive clinically meaningful digital measures, and explain findings to business audience. This role also develops new software and AI products to evolve Lilly’s sensor cloud (Magnol.Ai) to the next generation AI-powered data platform.

The DH R&D Data Science Engineer role closely partners with the broader DH R&D team (most notably Sensor Lab, and Clinical Operations), cross-functional scientists and colleagues, stakeholders and third-party providers to define, implement, and deliver digital measure outcomes primarily for non-LY exploratory DH R&D trials via a key role in the Digital Health Innovation Hub being established in Singapore at the Lilly Centre for Clinical Pharmacology.

Primary Responsibilities

  • As a Data Science Engineer on our DHR&D team, you'll use your architecture and programming skills to develop and implement: ETL pipelines, data quality reporting, and pipeline monitoring resources for data ingestion and delivery of our proprietary data sets and machine learning outputs. The role encompasses end-to-end work such that the ideal candidate will have experience following raw data from ingestion all the way through to a completed feature data set prior to model scoring
  • Design and Implementation: Lead the design, construction, and optimization of systems for data collection, data transformation, and quality verification for Lilly’s proprietary data sets and metadata
  • Collaboration and Interpretation: Work closely with our internal and external SME to troubleshoot issues, as well as with our data scientists and analysts to efficiently utilize our curated data, and translate complex datasets into actionable insights
  • Algorithm development and testing: apply heuristic algorithm, machine learning and/or deep learning to develop new digital measure from sensor-based digital health technologies, e.g., daily activity recognition from continuous accelerometer / gyroscope data, sleep detection from Electroencephalography (EEG) and/or photoplethysmogram (PPG) data.
  • Innovation with AI and LLM: Design, develop, and test new software features for next-gen sensor cloud (Lilly’s Magnol.Ai platform), this includes new software products for the platform and the integration of LLM to enhance Magnol.Ai data analysis capability for personalized medicine
  • Continuous Improvement: Proactively identify and implement enhancements in data processing efficiency, integrity, and quality with a sharp eye towards elevating the standards of our data handling practices


Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Analytics, AI, or Informatics, and at least five years of industry experience with data analysis and/or algorithm development.
  • Strong programming skills, and knowledge of data structures and algorithms – SQL, Python/R, machine learning, deep learning.
  • Excellent software development experience and problem solving skillsets
  • Working knowledge of cloud architecture fundamentals and web security protocols


Other Information/Additional Preferences

  • Preferred qualifications include a PhD degree, although candidates with equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and implement plans to development sensor based digital health technology
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively partner/influence a virtual team and drive a technical project to deliver results
  • Experience with application of data skills such as data flow, data quality & integrity, data interchange, data mining, and data representation principles
  • Understanding and experience in Time Series Analysis, Generative AI, prompt engineering, and Large Language Model (LLM).
  • A growth mindset and willingness to pick up new programming languages, technologies, and domain knowledge to be productive in role


Location: Singapore

Time Type: Full time

Job Type: Contract

Travel: 0-10% travel required

About The Organization

Tech@Lilly (Lilly’s IT organization) builds and maintains capabilities using innovative technologies like most prominent tech companies. What differentiates Tech@Lilly is that we create new possibilities through tech to advance our purpose – creating medicines that make life better for people around the world, like data driven drug discovery and connected clinical trials. We hire the best professionals from a variety of backgrounds so they can bring an assortment of knowledge, skills, and diverse thinking to deliver innovative solutions in every area of our business.

Lilly’s Digital Health team is focused on leveraging next generation therapeutic ecosystems, connected devices, data and analytics to transform patient experiences and improving treatment outcomes. This team is committed to meeting patients where they are, through the design and development of innovative science-driven, patient-centered health technology, such as connected devices and digital biomarkers in clinical trials and mobile apps that can deliver personalized treatment plans alongside our medicines.

Additional Information

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( [email protected] ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company (subject to applicable law).

#WeAreLilly

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( [email protected] ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

#WeAreLilly

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