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IBM Real World Data Consulting Leader in St Louis, Missouri


As a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?

Your Role and Responsibilities

As the Real World Data Consulting Leader for Watson Health Life Sciences, you will be accountable for consultative selling and delivery of Data Science Studies , which include the following:

§Define our data plays to enhance the Life Sciences industry’s drug development efforts, clinical priorities, and commercialization strategies with a focus on real world data;

§Develop client facing proposals utilizing real world data and articulating in detail how the business objective will be achieved with different type of real-world data elements/ attributes, analytics techniques, data integration approach and visualization output.

§Develop analytics and data solutions working closely & coordinating with IBM solutions and IBM Watson Health groups, providing an integrated approach to client

§Support and/or lead consultative selling and delivery of Disease Progression, Disease Surveillance and Population Health Studies

§Develop and implement quality controls and delivery standards to ensure quality standards, organizational expectations, and regulatory requirements are met.

§Provide technical assistance on data management and use of research data to analyze and interpret findings

§Work across a cross functional team to develop and successfully execute a robust, cutting edge data strategy;

§Ability to engage across both senior & junior client stakeholders on strategic conversation and ability to deep dive on details as required.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

§MS or Phd in Computer Science, Informatics, Data Science, or a related subject area.

§5+ years of recent consulting experience, delivering projects for Pharmaceutical, biopharma or Med device clients

§3+ years experience building credible cohort analysis for clinical applications and working with claims, pharmacy, lab and/or study data.

§5+ years of experience delivering Data Science solutions in life sciences (Pharmaceutical / Biotech)

§3+ years experience designing data science studies leveraging Phyton, R Studio, SaS, SPARK or similar technologies, across a broad range of data including standard disease surveillance and program business processes (IT and other)

§Significant experience utilizing advanced statistical methods and algorithms (examples: clustering, regression, decision tress, nearest neighbor, neural networks). Extensive knowledge of predictive modeling algorithms and frameworks

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

§Deep experience with real-world data, specifically EMR/EHR data, disease progression or instrumental in developing a clinical decision support sy stems

§Experience mapping out what specific data sources are required for patient journey mapping and longitudinal patient analytics.

§Demonstrated experience developing a data sourcing strategy for data sciences studies in healthcare or life sciences market.

§Presents and interprets the results of analytic findings, including visualizations of statistical analyses and disease models.

§Prepares reports and provides technical assistance on data management and use of research data to analyze and interpret findings.

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.