Director Data Analytics & AI


Country:United States

Office Location:Hamilton, NJ (US HQ)

Experience Level:10+ years

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If you share a true passion for technology, enjoy working together in developing solutions, share ideas, and exchange knowledge we want to talk to you. Sparta Systems is the Leader in Enterprise Quality Management Solutions (EQMS) and moving forward!
Sparta Systems is seeking a Director of Analytics AI based in our offices in Dallas, TX or Hamilton, NJ to define and drive Sparta’s predictive analytics product strategy for Life Sciences. You will report to the VP Product Management and be an integral part of the product leadership team. This position will define the overall vision, strategy and roadmap for Sparta’s AI based analytics product line including the execution against the product roadmap. You will define the strategy to further Sparta’s mission of leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to enable proactive quality management.
Required Skills:
  • Execute on Sparta’s AI/ML based proactive quality initiative including refining the vision, driving the 18 month product roadmap and enabling customer success
  • Lead and mentor team of business analysts and data scientists focused on defining and driving the proactive quality product strategy including 18 month product roadmap
  • Lead thought leadership sessions at industry forums and with customers to drive the adoption of digital technologies like AI/ML in quality management
  • Drive innovation and proof-of-concepts with customers to further Sparta’s ambition in this space
  • Manage the P&L for the product line
  • Develop business cases including value calculators to help customers adopt the newer technologies
  • Strong business acumen and communication skills
  • Prefer experience developing data lake for bio-pharma and medical devices in Life Sciences 
  • Strong Life Sciences manufacturing & quality domain experience 
  • Acts as chief product advocate for all Sparta products, ensuring differentiated value propositions and product positioning, delivered through leadership content
  • Highly involved in business planning; interacts with executives and peers to develop strategy and roadmap, partners with architecture and R&D for roadmap execution, and works with marketing to create sales enablement and go-to-market content  
  • Drive innovation to create market leading solutions that advance the overall product vision and establish thought leadership in the marketplace   
  • Partners with various business units to ensure stakeholder’s needs are met.
  • Acts as the subject matter expert on Sparta; stays up-to-date on market conditions, customers, competitors, and buyers. 
Preferred Skills:
  • None

  • 10+ minimum related experience in applying analytics to solve problems in Life Sciences Manufacturing & quality domain
  • 5 years minimum of team lead and/or management experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Engineering, Sciences or related field; Master’s degree/MBA preferred
  • Demonstrated mastery of Analytics including application of AI/ML to solve big data problems
  • Experience designing marketing/operational analytics solutions for life sciences 
  • Experience and success in driving vision and product roadmap in a highly competitive landscape
  • Deep understanding of modern analytics techniques, including AI/ML, big data strategies and real time IoT based signal detection, forecast modeling etc.
  • Experience attracting, retaining, managing and developing a high-performing team of multi-function data scientists, business analyst and R&D engineers
  • Accountable, flexible, driven, dependable
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Attention to detail and organizationally oriented
  • Requires up to 15% travel, as needed to meet business objectives
Sparta Systems Offers:
  • Competitive salaries and benefits package
  • Employee engagement programs such as Sparta Gives Back, Wellness, Spirit Committee, etc.
  • An opportunity to work for the world's premier provider of cloud and on-premise quality management software
About the Company:  

Sparta Systems is the leading provider of Enterprise Quality Management Software (EQMS) solutions that drive and enhance quality and compliance for leading pharmaceutical, medical device, CPG and other companies globally.   

Founded in 1994, Sparta has operated for over 20 years as the pioneer, innovator and thought leader within the EQMS space, with its flagship TrackWise and TrackWise Digital solutions serving as the clear industry “gold standard”. The company has global operations, serving a diverse and loyal customer base of over 400 companies across the pharma, medical device, consumer and manufacturing sectors in the US, Europe and Asia, including 44 of the top 50 pharmaceutical companies in the world and 13 of the top 15 global medical device companies. Sparta Systems offers its customers a complete solution for global quality management needs, including the onsite support required throughout the project lifecycle.

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Sparta Systems in an Equal Opportunity Employer with our Headquarters located in Hamilton, NJ, USA
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