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Manager / Lead, Data Science & Analytics


Danvers, MA, US

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,400 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery


The Abiomed Applied Research group is a team of scientists and engineers building the company’s next generation of data-driven algorithms and creating Abiomed’s data consolidation, extraction and analytics platform. We are looking for a hands-on team lead for a growing data science and analytics team. She or he will work closely with stakeholders in clinical operations, medical affairs, regulatory, marketing, and other business units to design solutions for a variety of business needs. The Data Science and Analytics team lead will also work closely with our data engineering team to utilize and request extensions of existing internal API gateways. Ultimately, she or he will efficiently deliver high quality data analyses for different stakeholders within Abiomed. The Data Analytics Lead, as a core member of the Applied Research team, will play a central role in fulfilling Abiomed’s mission of recovering heart and saving lives. We are looking for a creative self-starter who thrives in an agile environment and enjoys a fast-paced, dynamic research group.




  • Analyze KPIs and key business analytics
  • Accountable for the development of direct reports through performance reviews, instruction, mentoring and coaching.  This includes setting goals, conducting periodic and year end performance reviews, proactively identifying and addressing any areas of concern, providing development opportunities to team members and as needed, escalating performance and/or personnel issues
  • Develop, maintain, and improve holistic data sets, reports, and dashboards to monitor company performance
  • Analyze business intelligence and support the business by communicating key trends, insights, risks, and findings to management
  • Use a data-informed approach to inform and drive day-to-day focus and operational efficiencies
  • Manage project portfolio by assigning resources according to priorities and keeping stakeholders informed on progress
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned


Job Requirements:


  • M.S. or Ph.D. Data Science, Statistics, or other related area of study.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work-related experience, 10+ years preferred
  • Experience formally leading teams of individuals across all levels (i.e., entry-level to Principal)
  • Experience in project management for a data science and/or analytics team
  • Experience conducting statistical analyses of various types including (but not limited to) distributional tests, autoregressive models, trend analysis, Bayesian models
  • Experience using APIs to request data from our data warehouse and data lake (experience with clinical data a plus, experience with database design/ETL a plus)
  • Experience in building and unit testing production-level algorithms and predictive analytics pipelines
  • Solid experience in data analytics applications (Excel, R, SAS, Matlab)
  • Demonstrated data visualization experience (Power BI, Tableau, D3.js/javascript, etc)
  • Experience with SQL, Python, C/C++, Agile framework
  • Solid experience in machine learning toolkits (Scikit Learn, TensorFlow, Keras, etc)
  • Experience working with cloud database technologies, such as Azure Web Services, Amazon Web Services, PostGres
  • Strong critical thinking and organizational skills; including customer facing and strong communication skills. Needs to interpret data and make recommendations to business leaders and customers.
  • Strong communicator who work cross-functionally on defining the scope of projects
  • Strong work ethic and high level of personal integrity and accountability
  • Demonstrated excellence of design thinking and keen observational skills
  • Self-motivated and good team player
  • Willing to learn and explore new approaches to data analytics
  • Independent, efficient, and able to manage several concurrent projects



Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

Nearest Major Market: Boston