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Company: Eli Lilly and Company

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Organization Overview:

Digital Core is actively looking for an AI Machine Learning Engineer to spearhead our efforts in the development and deployment of machine learning models that enhance predictive analytics and decision-making across multiple processes and systems in pharma. Are you passionate about artificial intelligence and the impact it can have across an entire industry? Are you a change agent who can influence organizations? If so, bring YOUR skills and talents to Lilly where you’ll have the chance to create an impact on the lives of patients!

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Machine Learning Model Development: Design, build, and implement state-of-the-art machine learning models to improve product offerings and operational efficiency. Utilize a variety of data sources and machine learning algorithms to create scalable solutions for complex problems.
  • Data Strategy and Analytics: Lead the creation of sophisticated analytics frameworks to mine data sets, identify trends, and provide actionable insights. Collaborate with data engineers and scientists to refine data collection and preprocessing techniques.
  • Model Optimization and Evaluation: Continuously test, refine, and enhance the accuracy of machine learning models using robust methodologies. Implement A/B testing frameworks to compare model performances and optimize based on specific KPIs.
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with product managers, software engineers, and business analysts to integrate machine learning models into broader tech and business strategies, ensuring alignment with company objectives and market needs.
  • Ethics and Compliance in AI Development: Uphold high standards of integrity and compliance in the development and deployment of machine learning models, adhering to ethical AI practices and regulatory requirements.

How You Will Succeed:

  • Problem Solving with Advanced Analytics: Use your analytical skills to unravel complex challenges, applying machine learning techniques to develop innovative, data-driven solutions.
  • Technical Proficiency: Combine your deep understanding of machine learning, statistics, and data science with practical experience in programming languages such as Python or R.
  • Effective Communication: Clearly communicate complex machine learning concepts and the results of analyses to stakeholders, enhancing strategic decision-making across the company.
  • Adaptive Learning: Stay abreast of the latest advancements in machine learning, data science, and related technologies, continuously adapting to new tools and methodologies to maintain competitive and technological edge.
  • Leadership in Project Execution: Drive projects from conception to completion, providing technical leadership and collaborative project management to ensure timely delivery of machine learning solutions.

What You Should Bring:

  • Proven Experience in Machine Learning: Extensive experience developing, deploying, and maintaining machine learning models in a professional setting. Familiarity with neural networks, regression models, clustering, and decision tree algorithms.
  • Strong Statistical Background: A deep understanding of statistical analysis, probability theory, and data modeling techniques.
  • Proficient Coding Skills: Expertise in Python, R, or similar programming languages, and familiarity with machine learning libraries such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, or PyTorch.
  • Data Manipulation Expertise: Ability to work with large data sets and proficient use of SQL and data manipulation tools.
  • Collaborative and Ethical Mindset: A strong team player with a proven track record of ethical decision-making and compliance in AI development.

Your Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in machine learning or data science roles.
  • Experience with AI and machine learning technologies including supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, and neural networks.

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience in working with AI technologies and tools, such as natural language processing (NLP), AI generation, machine learning algorithms, deep learning, etc. and delivering end-to-end solutions to business stakeholders inclusive of these technologies.
  • Advanced proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, R, C++, or JavaScript, and familiarity with AI libraries and frameworks like TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, and Scikit-learn.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies including Agile and Scrum, as well as expertise in version control systems like Git.
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes, and familiarity with CI/CD pipeline setup and management.
  • Proficiency in data manipulation tools and libraries such as Pandas and NumPy, and experience with both SQL and NoSQL database technologies.
  • Knowledge of advanced machine learning and deep learning techniques and frameworks, including but not limited to supervised and unsupervised learning models, neural networks, GANs, autoencoders, and transformers, and the ability to design, train, and optimize these models.
  • Understanding of NLP techniques and practical experience with tools for text analysis such as NLTK, SpaCy, or Gensim.

Additional Information:

  • Position located in Indianapolis, Indiana working in a hybrid model. Remote work within the US may be considered.
  • Travel may be required periodically.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

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

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) offer strong support networks for their members and help our company develop talented individuals for future leadership roles. Our current groups include: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia Network, African American Network, Chinese Culture Network, Early Career Professionals, Japanese International Leadership Network (JILN), Lilly India Network, Organization of Latinos at Lilly, PRIDE (LGBTQ + Allies), Veterans Leadership Network, Women’s Network, Working and Living with Disabilities. Learn more about all of our groups.


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