Digital & ​​​​​​​Data Science

Help us push data to a higher purpose—and your career to the same

As a science-based health and wellness company, our data scientists, analysts, and engineers are making a real impact on real people everywhere through cutting-edge, biopharmaceutical research. Help usher in the future of global health by joining our community of data lovers, scientists and technologist bringing their diverse talents together to accomplish amazing things.
Data and analytics help people thrive around the world

Our purpose-driven data people

Don’t be afraid to challenge yourself or put yourself in new and uncomfortable situations.   Remain adaptable yet persistent, and you can achieve your goals.
Jeevaka Kiriella
Associate Director, Quantitative Sciences - Global Data Science
I’ve had opportunities to explore datasets computationally and then see the results of such analyses on patient care.  It’s humbling to be able to work on these projects and know that in the future they can make a difference for someone.
Dr. Cory Haley White
Principle Scientist, Bioinformatic
At our company, there’s an enthusiasm around data science innovation to proactively inform critical and strategic business decisions aligned to our purpose. We continuously level-up as we continue to invest in machine learning platforms and programming options for data scientists.
Valerie Coddington
Director, Data Science

Every day there are new challenges arising in business. We are leveraging data and analytics to turn challenges to opportunities.
Li Gan
Associate Director, Supply Chain 
To improve patients’ access to best care through data-driven innovation is what I do every day!
Yearn Li
Associate Director, Outcomes Research
Real-world Data Analytics & Innovation 2
It is an exciting place to work because of the continued commitment to, and investment in, data and digital sciences. As an executive director of the Merck Digital Sciences Studio, a startup accelerator program,  I’ve experienced first-hand the innovative spirit and the encouragement to push boundaries that enable drug discovery and development. 
Geof Hannigan
Principal Scientist, Data Genome Sciences

I am excited to join the team during such an incremental time where there is a strong focus on digital, data and analytics. The ability to be at the forefront to impact this transformation with an amazing team is like hitting the jackpot.
Nuray Yurt
Business Engagement and Activation Lead for Digital,
Data and Analytics at Merck Human Health  
It is great to be a part of a growing Modeling and Informatics team that values diversity and sustains a flexible culture. From my perspective, our company has a great opportunity to develop AI/ML approaches for the drug discovery process.
BoRam Lee
Sr. Scientist, Chemistry  
I’ve had the opportunity to leverage my foundational training in computational biology and data science to impact multiple stages of drug development which has been a dream come true. This has allowed me to directly contribute to our shared purpose of improving lives across the world.
Vinay Varadan
Executive Director,
​​​​​​​Bioinformatics within Data and Genome Sciences  

Benefits + wellbeing

Our mission to care for global health begins at home with ourselves. Your career here is generously supported in a holistic way. You love your work, but we know it's merely the foundation of what is truly important in your life.
  • A supportive work culture with flexible work arrangements, summer hours and year-end shutdown
  • Competitive compensation including annual bonus, 401K with match, non-profit donation with 100% match
  • Hybrid work across the globe: whether you're in Pune, Prague, or Pennsylvania, you choose the work mode right for you
Passionate people in our Oncology Sales.& Marketing Team

Great tech + projects

Joining a true science and tech community like ours means getting your hands on cutting-edge technology as you engage in innovative data analytics projects. 

It also means embarking on a career that can do good things for yourself through continuing education and training, data science gigs, hackathons, fellowships, and certifications. 

Our Data Science awards, partnerships, and open-source contributions all combine to offer professional growth, mentoring, knowledge-sharing, networking, and more. 

Diversity, equity + inclusion

Our workforce is as diverse as the people we serve, but it’s only half our story. Inclusion, a sense of belonging, is just as important. When our employees know they are crucial to our work, not only will they thrive, but our company will, too. Here are just a few data points worth sharing:
  • 51% of new hires are female
  • 17K employees participate in Employee Resource Groups
  • >99% pay equity in the U.S.

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