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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Associate Director, CMC Digital Product Development in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

About the role:

At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.

Join Takeda as an Associate Director, CMC Digital Product Development where you will be tasked with designing and iterating an data ecosystem to provide scientists and business leaders with the right data, and to help ask the right questions, at the right time. You will be working alongside lab SME, Data Engineering, and the Emerging Technologies team to help digitize our process development, analytical development, and manufacturing work flows and enable cross-functional access to data.

You will be working with the Cell Therapy Process Development team and will be a qualified DD&T leader to drive CMC digitalization technologies and endpoints across Takeda pipeline and platform activities. You will report to Head, Digital Solutions & Applied Informatics.

How you will contribute:

  • Apply advanced techniques to complex data science challenges in R&D and other organizations.

  • Work directly with Data Science teams in R&D at Takeda along with other ad-vanced analytics organizations across the company.

  • Work directly with lab Scientists to understand and develop solutions for cap-turing, handling, and reporting of experimental data

  • Apply advanced techniques in structured, partly structured, and unstructured data across different partner organizations.

  • Implement solutions for difficult-to-structure data sets.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of modern data technologies and explore new platforms and beta tooling.

  • Independently use your judgment to identify data requirements and iterate and expand the ecosystem design.

  • Influence new computer science platforms to design, analyze, and implement complex and new data-driven solutions that impact the company.

  • Provide leadership to complex data analysis, use and explore data, languages, tools, and software to best construct data for predictive modeling, test the model, and train data to deploy the modeling within a complex R&D, Medical, Mathematical environment and a large complexity of IT systems and data.

  • Interface and manage technical development team to development fit for pur-pose digital solutions.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in computer science or equivalent.

  • 6+ years experience or relevant in lab data collection and analysis

  • Up-to-date specialized knowledge of data wrangling, manipulation, and man-agement of technologies.

  • Ability to translate and communicate complex data science concepts and chal-lenges to non-technical colleagues.

  • Ability to manipulate voluminous data with different degrees of structuring across disparate sources to build and communicate actionable insights for in-ternal or external parties.

  • Benefit to have direct experience working in Cell Therapy and/or Mammalian Biology labs

  • Benefit to have experience working in Process development and/or Manufac-turing environments.

  • Ability to work in an agile environment with high-quality deliverables.

  • Expertise with one of the following languages: Python

  • Benefit to have experience with Clojure

  • Understanding of Web Services as well as JSON formats

  • Working knowledge of SQL, Relational Databases, and structured data

  • Experience with concepts of Graph Data and metadata storage (AWS Nep-tune, Apache Jena Fuseki)

  • Experience with AWS services (S3, EC2, Redshift, EMR, Neptune)

  • Experience with a BI tools(JMP)

  • Benefit to have experience with Manufacturing Execution System (MES) plat-forms (Werum, SAP, Siemens).

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Boston, MA

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$149,100.00 - $234,300.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/ or long-term incentives. U.S. based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S. based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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