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Philips Senior Data Scientist (Predictive Analytics) in Cambridge, Massachusetts


If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Drive data science research applied to one of the most meaningful and rapidly growing world-wide priorities – improving healthcare outcomes and costs through better clinical decision support. Our interests are in big healthcare data analytics, predictive modeling, precision medicine, and outcome management. We need your help leveraging Philips' uniquely-big healthcare data assets. Are you ready to champion this effort as an important member of the Research team?

You are responsible for

  • Developing new technologies in the areas of machine learning, predictive modeling, simulation, and outcome management.

  • Conducting research, designing, developing and evaluating first-of-kind data analytics solutions to provide real time diagnostics and therapeutic decision support applications.

  • Interacting with clinical customers to understand their problems, share insights and best practices, and validate prototypes of solutions to assess their value in patient care.

  • Collaborating with Philips business groups to deliver innovations in a timely and high-quality manner.

You are a part of

Philips has offerings spanning components, modules, systems, turnkey projects and services, and is recognized as a pioneer and leader in the healthcare industry. We simplify healthcare by focusing on the people in the care cycle – patients and care providers. Through combining human insights and clinical expertise, we aim to improve patient outcomes while lowering the burden on the healthcare system and providers. Philips delivers advanced solutions to health professionals to meet the needs of patients, and to empowered consumers for affordable healthcare whether in hospital or at home.

We work in multidisciplinary teams. Philips Research has been one of the world’s premier research labs since 1914. We develop scientific, engineering and business innovations to enhance health and well-being. For more information about Philips Research, please visit:

Minimum Requirements

  • Ph.D. in computer science, bioinformatics, statistics, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, data science, or a related field.

  • At least three years of related professional experience after receiving Ph.D.

  • Signal processing experience is required

  • Data modeling, analytics and visualization

  • Machine learning and deep learning

  • Python data science pipeline (pandas, sklearn, numpy, scipy, TensorFlow, PyTorch)

  • Algorithm design, implementation

  • Publishing scientific papers and presenting at scientific conferences

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Skills and experience in some of the following areas would be a plus:

  • 3+ years experience working on big data science.

  • 3+ years research experience working on novel applications for use in hospital and home patient care settings.

  • Bioinformatics

  • Physiological signal processing (e.g., ECG and other physiological waveforms)

  • Knowledge of human physiology

  • Knowledge of healthcare industry

  • Trends in patient care at hospital and home

  • High-performance computing using Apache Spark, cloud infrastructure, or related technology

  • Assessment of drug effectiveness and adverse drug events

  • Government grant applications

  • Database technologies

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

In return, we offer you

We are happy to provide an opportunity to work with one of the strongest research labs in the world and deliver solutions will have a direct impact on patient care. You will be part of flexible team of highly skilled professionals that are able to find an excellent work-life balance. Just think the solutions you develop will give a better balance to the healthcare professionals and patients they are treating.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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