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Data Scientist



Data Science
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023

About Sanofi:

We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across some 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions.

Sanofi has recently embarked into a vast and ambitious digital transformation program. A cornerstone of this roadmap is the acceleration of its data transformation and of the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions that will accelerate Manufacturing and supply performance and help bring drugs and vaccines to patients faster, to improve health and save lives.

Our vision for digital, data analytics and AI

Join us on our journey to enable Sanofi’s Digital Transformation through becoming an AI-first organization. This means:

  • AI Factory - Versatile Teams Operating in Cross-Functional Pods: Utilizing digital and data resources to develop AI products, bringing data management, AI, and product development skills to products, programs, and projects to create an agile, fulfilling, and meaningful work environment.

  • Leading Edge Tech Stack: Experience building products that will be deployed globally on a leading-edge tech stack.

  • World Class Mentorship and Training: Working with renowned leaders and academics in machine learning to further develop your skillsets.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Apply data science expertise in machine learning, statistics, text-mining/NLP, forecasting, and optimization to multiple analytics projects.
  • Build models, algorithms, and simulations by writing highly optimized code and using state-of-the-art machine learning technologies.

  • Work with developers, engineers, and MLOps to deliver production-ready AI/ML solutions.

About you

You are a dynamic data scientist interested in challenging the status quo to ensure the development and impact of Sanofi's AI solutions for the patients of tomorrow. You are an influencer and leader who has deployed AI/ML and optimization solutions applying state-of-the-art algorithms with technically robust lifecycle management. You have a keen eye for improvement opportunities and a demonstrated ability to deliver AI/ML and optimization solutions while working across different technologies and in a cross-functional environment.

Key Functional Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Hands-on AI/ML modeling experience of complex datasets combined with a strong understanding of the theoretical foundations of AI/ML.

  • Expertise within most of the following areas: supervised learning, unsupervised learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, federated learning, time series forecasting, Bayesian statistics, optimization

  • Experience developing deployable code and deploying models in product-focused development under an agile environment

  • Comfortable working in cloud and high-performance computing environments (e.g. AWS, GCP, Databricks, Apache Spark)

  • Experience in production-ready software development

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, business analysis, data visualization, and data storytelling skills

  • A demonstrated ability to work and collaborate in a team environment

  • Nice to have:

  • Experience in writing optimization models (linear programming, mixed-integer programming, etc.) using Python or other programming languages.

  • Experience developing optimization models using open-source packages (Pyomo, PuLP etc.) or optimization solvers (Gurobi, CPLEX, etc.), or Supply Chain Guru, etc.

  • Experience in life sciences and healthcare and experience in a complex global organization

Key Technical Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in mathematics, computer science, engineering, physics, statistics, economics, operation research, or a related quantitative discipline with strong coding skills, OR Master’s Degree in a relevant domain with 4+ years of data science/analytics experience

  • Expertise with core data science languages (such as Python, R, Scala), and familiarity with different database systems (e.g. SQL, NoSQL)

  • Disciplined AI/ML development (CI/CD, Orchestration)

  • Knowledge of Tableau, Power BI, Plotly, or similar

  • Experience with various enterprise-level Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in the Tech industry or technology consulting

There are multiple vacancies for this role at various levels and seniority. Further assessments will be completed to determine the specific function and level of hired candidates.

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at!

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.