General Information

Location: Princeton, NJ, Remote

Organization: Medavante-Prophase, Inc

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

EMPLOYER: WCG Clinical, Inc.

TITLE: Senior Data Scientist

ABOUT WCG: WCG’s clinical solutions are built on a foundation of best-in-class clinical services companies. We deliver transformational solutions that stimulate growth, foster compliance, and maximize efficiency for those performing clinical trials. WCG is proud to serve individuals on the frontlines of science and medicine, and the organizations striving to develop new products and therapies to improve the quality of human health. It is our role to empower them to accelerate advancement, while ensuring the risks of progress never outweigh the value of human life. 


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science or a related field


  • 4 years of experience in utilizing data analytics, market research, and data mining to support customer deliverables.
  • Must also have 1 year of experience in (1) analyzing large data sets, applying a variety of statistical techniques including regression, discriminant analysis and cluster analysis; (2) utilizing data visualization tools including Power BI, Tableau, Matplotlib, or D3.js; (3) utilizing machine learning techniques and algorithms including Decision Forests; 4) using scripting language including R or Python; and (5) using SQL query language.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

  • Responsible for helping WCG identify the information hidden in vast amounts of data (open source, licensed and proprietary) and make smarter decisions to deliver excellent services and technology products.
  • More specifically, apply data mining techniques, perform statistical analysis, and build high quality prediction systems integrated with existing and future services/products.
  • Select features and build and optimize classifiers using machine learning techniques.
  • Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.
  • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner.
  • Support team members in developing, analyzing, interpreting and presenting of operational data in support of strategy and planning.
  • Conduct data mining of open sourced, licensed and proprietary data sources and initiates/oversees collection of data for use in development of robust strategies for clinical trials.
  • Provide day-to-day support of the business as required in order to efficiently and effectively 030model and forecast from feasibility data and other relevant information to allow for the development of evidence-based strategies for inclusion into client deliverables; and prepare clinical trial operational predictions/forecasts with appropriate guidance from internal clinical operational experts. Position is eligible for 100% remote work.

LOCATION: 212 Carnegie Center, Suite 301, Princeton, NJ 08540


Comprehensive Benefits package - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Disability, 401K with match, and flexible spending accounts

  • Employee Assistance Programs and additional work/life resources
  • Referral Bonuses and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid time off including holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Opportunities for career development with on-the-job training, certification assistance and continuing education reimbursement