EY Quantitative Strategies & Solutions (QS2) - Life Sciences - Director in Boston, Massachusetts
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Emerging technology is disrupting business at an exponential rate. EY-Parthenon’s Quantitative Strategies and Solutions team has a market-leading proposition to create and maximize value for our clients by combining deep subject matter expertise in these emerging technologies with cutting edge quantitative solutions.
EY-Parthenon’s Quantitative Strategies and Solutions (QS2) team works on complex and high-profile emerging technology engagements across a broad portfolio of clients and industry sectors. We are a group of highly experienced technical professionals with backgrounds in biotechnology, biopharmaceuticals, health, devices/diagnostics, energy, AI/ Machine Learning, and autonomous systems, which enables us to bring a wealth of deep sector and functional knowledge to our clients. As a team, we assess client gaps and link them to solutions from emergent, disruptive technologies; identify and source technology solutions; develop strategies and roadmaps around emerging technology; set the stage for development, adoption, and commercialization; and develop and deploy novel solutions for our clients. You will join one of the fastest growing practices at EY and you will be afforded a range of opportunities for your professional growth and development.
This role will lead a team responsible for providing technical consulting and developing analytical toolsets and software across a range of different types of engagements with a focus on the Life Science sector. As a senior member on the team, you will lead and manage projects, maintain client relationships, and support new business development. Having a mixed technical, commercial mind-set is key to this role.
Your key responsibilities
Works closely with other scientific and business subject matter experts on producing state-of-the-art solutions that will enable our clients to achieve their strategic goals.
Works on complex life science projects, and leverages subject matter expertise knowledge to develop quantitative methodologies and tools to produce comprehensive solutions, within the agreed quality, service commitment levels, schedules, and budgets
Actively involved in the daily operational activities that generally impact important components / processes of the technology function
Develops protocols to support established standards
Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur.
Gathers and updates necessary information and communicates to appropriate parties
Coordinates cross-functionally to accomplish assigned tasks
Mentors less experienced members of the team
To qualify for the role, you must have
A bachelor’s degree in statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, operations research, industrial/systems engineering, business analytics or related data science and 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 3 years of related work experience.
A master’s degree and/or PhD strongly preferred.
Experience with one or more of the following fields:
Agriculture and Food Science
Computational Biology / Bioinformatics
Imaging (biological and/or medical)
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
Omics (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, etc.)
Experience with one or more of the following quantitative methods:
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Modeling & Simulation
Quantitative Risk Assessment
5 Delivering high-quality work products for clients
Team management and client development experience
Excellent analytical, project management, communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets
Strong track record of applying technical skills in an industry setting
Ideally, you’ll also have
Prior experience with one or more:
programming languages (e.g., Python, Go, C/C++, Bash, Qt/QML, R);
platform technologies (e.g., Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure); and
data tools (e.g., Tensorflow, scikit-learn, Numpy, pandas)
data management, data structures and analytic models
What we look for
We’re interested in talented professionals with the ability to visualize our clients’ goals and think creatively to facilitate them. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, and a genuine passion for taking on new challenges, this role is for you.
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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