Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr HR Data Scientist in Remote / Field, Colorado

Job Description

Advance the delivery of meaningful people insights and analytics in support of HR and business objectives in this exciting and newly created role. This will include the development of scalable data analytic tools and solutions, detailed statistical analysis to identify actionable insights and building predictive models. The insights from this function will be used to drive people investments and talent management decisions and assess HR program effectiveness. This position will create data-centric tools and solutions that will be used across the entire organization. Additionally, this person will analyze large data sets of internal and external data and communicate the results across the organization in a way that informs and drives action.


  • Employs strong consulting skills and business acumen to advise business leaders on workforce opportunities to drive optimization of our investments and global talent management decisions

  • Communicate recommendations on initiatives and influence leaders through data, analytics, and thoughtful interpretation of findings

  • Provides support to the HR function in the areas of people metrics, reporting and advanced and predictive analytics.

  • Use a variety of established quantitative and qualitative methods (including surveys, focus groups, database development, OLAP cube development) to gather, analyze, and interpret research data and derive useful information for key business initiatives, working across and synchronizing multiple data sources.

  • Participate in evaluation, reporting, and analysis to understand effectiveness of new initiatives and identify trends and make predictions.

  • Create, maintain and ensure quality and integrity of key HR data sets, reports and metrics.

  • Research and analyze data to identify trends, uncover potential issues and work with HRBPs and other HR functions to develop recommendations.

  • Use fact-based solutions and data analysis to help influence changes to operations, process or programs

  • Project-based collaboration with leaders where most needed for high-impact results and long-term growth

  • Responsible for company scorecards and metrics (QBR, HR KPI, AAP, Data Integrity, Adoption)

  • Gather data and prepare standard and ad-hoc HR reports, scorecards/dashboards, executive presentations and analyses on key HR metrics utilizing Workday, external systems, SSMS, SSAS, SSIS, PowerBI

  • Provides guidance, training and subject matter expertise to teams and employees in asking appropriate questions, selecting the right metrics, interpreting the data and translating data into actionable recommendations

  • Assist with developing and maintaining global reporting standards

  • Assist with creation and management of analytics advisory board

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Systems, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent years of experience

  • 2-4+ years experience in Analytics and data analysis, Database development, ETL

  • Microsoft Power BI, Workday, R, Python, SQL

  • Understanding of HR Systems & Process in large, complex organizations

  • Advanced analytical, problem solving, and organization skills

  • Experience with statistical techniques like regression and predictive modeling, data mining, text analytics, survey sampling, and data collection strategies

  • Strong presentation, delivery and visualization skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong relationship building skills in order to acquire trust of business partners

  • Ability to manage change effectively always mindful of technology, business processes, and systems implications

  • Must exhibit strong security and confidentiality practices

  • Must thrive in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is necessary

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate would have previous Workday experience

  • Demonstrated ability to build complex statistical models needed to understand issues and forecast impacts of change.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.