Director, RWE Systems

Foster City, CA
Jul 21, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Director, RWE Systems
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

  • Lead the design, development, implementation and maintenance of Real World Data Platforms
  • Collaborates with functional stakeholders to proactively identify, understand and prioritize opportunities to drive RWE solutions
  • Contributes to the development of Real World Data & Clinical Data Science technology roadmaps in close collaboration with business and IT partners
  • Define and implement appropriate data governance, data quality and security standards and processes
  • Create business and functional specifications for large, complex systems
  • Identify project interdependencies and communicate requirement/scope issues and participate in driving them to resolution
  • Collaborate with IT and other key stakeholders to ensure infrastructure supports continued business growth and initiatives for Data Science Systems

Experience and Skills
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Data Science or a related field
  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Understanding of AWS cloud architecture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer system validation
  • Extensive experience in a System Analyst role of which 5 should be within the Pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience implementing large-scale systems with an emphasis on Real World Evidence datasets (including OMAP or other Common Data Models)
  • Ability to manage, prioritize and lead numerous projects simultaneously
  • 10% Travel is required

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