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Data Analyst

Location: New York, NY, United States

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About The Dedham Group & Pulse Analytics 

We set out to develop a health care innovation organization that could separate the background “noise” from what warrants investment in our highly complex, rapidly evolving marketplace lacking transparency to enable our pharmaceutical and biotech clients to make better decisions and flourish. 
Today, ten years later, we are the preeminent U.S. market access oncology and specialty strategy partner, grounded in the structure and logic of the strategy consulting discipline, bolstered by our robust data set continuously enriched via our unequaled specialty access panel of the most highly influential access and value influencers in the U.S. 
Now, The Dedham Group is proud to be a part of Norstella, an organization that consists of market-leading pharmaceutical solutions providers united under one goal: to improve patient access to life-saving therapies. Within this organization, The Dedham Group plays a key role helping commercial teams navigate the oncology space to get much-needed drugs to market—and helping clients connect the dots from pipeline to patient. 
Our mission at Pulse Analytics is to help decision-makers in oncology and other specialty therapeutic areas, identify and reduce access barriers across the healthcare industry, ensuring patients have access to the treatments they need. Our web-based decision support application connects healthcare industry organizations and key influencers to deliver targeted quality insights to support our client’s customer engagement strategies. We are currently growing and are looking to bring on talented and driven individuals to help build the future of B2B healthcare data analytics products. 

Location: NYC, New York (Preferred) - Open to Remote 

Job Description   

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Data Analyst to support our team with product development, client insights, and consulting projects. Our team develops tools and research to deliver insights in the healthcare industry. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling large datasets, performing advanced analytics, and contributing to product development initiatives within the life science industry. This role will involve collaborating closely with team members to support various projects and drive business growth through data-driven insights. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Utilize advanced coding and data manipulation skills to manage and analyze large datasets efficiently. 
  • Perform a wide range of analytics tasks, including predictive modeling, machine learning, and statistical analysis, to derive actionable insights from data. 
  • Develop and maintain data structures and databases to support ongoing projects and reporting needs. 
  • Generate insights and recommendations from data analysis to inform decision-making processes within the life science domain. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into data-driven solutions. 
  • Contribute to the development of new products and features for life science clients by providing data-driven insights and recommendations. 
  • Build and maintain reports and dashboards using visualization tools like Power BI to communicate findings effectively. 
  • Estimate and prioritize tasks related to product development, consulting support, and data analysis. 
  • Assist with various consulting support tasks, including extract delivery, additional analysis, and product support. 
  • Conduct research and analysis on real-world data (RWD) to inform strategic decision-making and improve understanding of market dynamics. 

Key Requirements 

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field such as Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field; advanced degree preferred. 
  • 2-3+ years of experience in a data driven role. 
  • Strong proficiency in coding languages such as Python, R, or SQL, with experience working with large datasets and complex data structures. 
  • Solid understanding of statistical analysis, machine learning techniques, and data visualization methods. 
  • Experience with life science consulting or pharmaceutical industry preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively. 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to translate complex technical concepts into clear and actionable insights for non-technical stakeholders. 
  • Familiarity with visualization tools such as Power BI or Tableau is a plus. 
  • Experience working with real-world data (RWD) and knowledge of healthcare data sources and methodologies is desirable. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with a commitment to producing high-quality, accurate results. 
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and business needs, with a proactive and flexible approach to problem-solving. 
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development in the field of data science and life sciences consulting. 

Our guiding principles for success:   

01:  Bold, Passionate, Mission-First    
We have a lofty mission to Smooth Access to Life Saving Therapies and we will get there by being bold and passionate about the mission and our clients.  Our clients and the mission in what we are trying to accomplish must be in the forefront of our minds in everything we do.     
02:  Integrity, Truth, Reality   
We make promises that we can keep, and goals that push us to new heights.  Our integrity offers us the opportunity to learn and improve by being honest about what works and what doesn’t.  By being true to the data and producing realistic metrics, we can create plans and resources to achieve our goals.     
03:  Kindness, Empathy, Grace   
We will empathize with everyone's situation, provide positive and constructive feedback with kindness, and accept opportunities for improvement with grace and gratitude.  We use this principle across the organization to collaborate and build lines of open communication.
04:  Resilience, Mettle, Perseverance   
We will persevere – even in difficult and challenging situations.  Our ability to recover from missteps and failures in a positive way will help us to be successful in our mission.   
05:  Humility, Gratitude, Learning   
We will be true learners by showing humility and gratitude in our work.  We recognize that the smartest person in the room is the one who is always listening, learning, and willing to shift their thinking. 
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits  
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
  • Dental & Vision Benefits  
  • Basic Life and AD&D Benefits  
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match  
  • Company Paid Short & Long-Term Disability 
  • Paid Parental Leave  
  • Education Reimbursement    
  • Paid Time Off & Company Holidays  
The expected base salary for this position ranges from $100,000 to $130,000. It is not typical for offers to be made at or near the top of the range. Salary offers are based on a wide range of factors including relevant skills, training, experience, education, and, where applicable, licensure or certifications obtained. Market and organizational factors are also considered. In addition to base salary and a competitive benefits package, successful candidates are eligible to receive a discretionary bonus. 

Norstella is an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability or handicap, medical condition, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), marital or domestic partner status, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, reproductive health decision making, or any other protected characteristic as established by federal, state, or local law. 

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