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Solving one of healthcare’s biggest bottlenecks. Eliminating operational errors from clinical trials.

JOB DESCRIPTION

About Lokavant

Lokavant enables next-generation clinical trials through data-driven products, including its flagship product, Lokavant Oversight, a tech-enabled risk-based monitoring solution and Lokavant Insight, a clinical operations benchmarking tool. Lokavant Oversight aggregates and delivers real-time data from disparate trial data sources, predicts issues during clinical development to mitigate trial risks, and empowers monitoring teams by visualizing critical study data. Lokavant Insight empowers clinical teams to benchmark clinical trial performance and analyze vital indicators of trial success and failure. For more information, please visit www.lokavant.com.

About the Opportunity

Now more than ever, improving the speed and reducing the cost of drug development is a top priority for the biopharma and healthcare industry. At Lokavant, we’re leveraging our unique dataset and advanced analytics to do just that.

We are seeking a skilled, analytical, hands-on, and product-oriented data science lead with an aptitude for or strong interest in clinical trial data to join the rapidly growing Data Science team. Working closely with the Engineering and Product teams, you will use our one-of-a-kind trial dataset to build modern, tech-enabled trial delivery products, powered by your predictive models.

Data Science is a key competency at Lokavant, so you will be instrumental in setting and executing upon the vision for Lokavant’s differentiation in the clinical research industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, build, test and integrate your predictive models into our product. Think anomaly detection for key risk indicators and Bayesian forecasting models for patient enrollment modeling.
  • Direct key Data Science initiatives, including internal and external stakeholders management, across projects such as developing new models to predict study events or recommending adjustments to our analytics infrastructure
  • Develop tools to enable scalable practices across the growing Data Science team. Think model and query optimization, re-usable internal libraries, and process improvements.
  • Perform exploratory data analysis and produce easy-to-understand visualizations highlighting key insights.
  • Take an active role in defining the development roadmap and deliverables for the Data Science team in an integrated agile product development process.
  • Work in a small team setting partnering with engineers and scientists to derive the insights needed to support our products and product features, including informing our Commercial strategy.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in an analytical role involving data science and statistical modeling
  • High proficiency in Python and SQL. Bonus points for R, or other scripting languages.
  • Experience applying advanced statistical models to real world business problems.
  • Bonus points for experience building data models with dbt, and a solid understanding of the “modern data stack”.
  • Bonus points for experience with Power BI, Looker, Tableau or other BI visualization tools.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized, with effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or equivalent field.

Preferred (Nice-to-have) Qualifications

  • Experience in the life sciences industry
  • Experience with healthcare data, ideally clinical/operational clinical trial data
  • Knowledge of clinical data standards (e.g. CDISC, FHIR, HL7, etc.)
  • Knowledge of e-clinical systems and technologies (e.g. EDC, CTMS, IRT, etc.)
  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) with strong academic performance in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or equivalent field

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary and annual performance bonus
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits, including mental health and telehealth
  • Employee stock options
  • Free membership to One Medical
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Flexible remote work policy
  • Generous paid parental leave policy
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Basic and supplemental life and AD&D insurance
  • Health Advocate program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Healthcare & dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Discounts on auto, home, and pet insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Great NYC office located in the heart of Times Square
  • Team-building events and outings
  • Learning and professional development opportunities
  • Employee referral program

Lokavant is an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, color, religion, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, medical condition, or any other protected characteristic. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

First Phone call- HR

Preliminary Interview- Head of Product

Team Interview

2nd Hiring Manager Interview

Final Interview-COO

Thought Exercise

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

For the 4 quarters Lokavant has been in business, we have made consistent progress quarter by quarter to make our team more diverse and inclusive. We have team distributed across the US and Internationally to embrace employee lifestyles and give everyone the freedom to contribute to Lokavant from wherever they are. Our flexible PTO policy allows all team members to observe holidays of different nationalities, religions and beliefs.

We are committed to living by our values in cultivating an in person and virtual workplace environment that prioritizes equity, diversity and unity. We also hope you are committed to creating an inclusive environment, seeking different perspectives from the diverse set of Lokavant stakeholders, both inside and outside our company, whose communication and perspective may be different than our own.

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