Scientist, Data Strategy



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

WELCOME to Aetion! We are a global leader in science-driven technology using real-world evidence to provide innovative healthcare solutions. Our software is used to evaluate the safety, effectiveness and value of medications, delivering better outcomes to patients, medical professionals, and clients. We’ve partnered with top biopharma companies and are backed by leading venture capital firms to help increase our medical research and expand our product line. Aetion is headquartered in the US and has expanded throughout Europe with EU headquarters in Barcelona.

Recent Achievements:

Aetion and Aetion’s leadership are recipients of several prestigious awards:

Come join us!

PERKS of being an A-Teamer:

  • 25 vacation days
  • Daily in-office lunch stipend (and a fully stocked kitchen)
  • Sabbatical opportunity after five years of employment
  • Commitment to professional development opportunities with access to Skillsoft learning experience platform
  • Employee-led initiatives including annual company-wide innovation day & DEI resource groups
  • Comprehensive private health coverage w/ out-of-network reimbursements options .
  • Peer & company recognition programs
  • Mental Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Monthly educational lunch & learns


As a Scientist (Scientific Data Insights) you will be a key contributor to Aetion’s Data team. You will apply your analytical and problem solving skills to deploy new real world data sources in support of client and internal research questions.


The following duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Help to/Liaise between external data partners and internal sales, delivery, product and engineering teams to deploy new data sources
  • In collaboration with internal relationship owners and data team members, advise clients on datasets best-fit for their research questions
  • Work collaboratively with Aetion new and prospective customers and other data team members to understand data needs and requirements
  • Work with the science team and other data team members to understand their questions & advise on appropriate use of data from a scientific perspective


Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ year of operational or management consulting experience using real-world data, with preference for use in life sciences and/or other healthcare industries
  • Master’s degree in a science-related field, or Masters equivalent or Engineering degree undergrad
  • Analytical experience with healthcare data; OR capabilities in acquiring and analyzing clinical data sets, and longitudinal patient data; OR experience with choosing and applying real-world data to specific research questions as well as entire therapeutic areas; OR delivering healthcare projects to stakeholders (such as medical device or pharmaceutical companies)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Exceptional attention to detail and extremely strong problem-solving skills to anticipate and proactively recommend solutions
  • Ability to self-motivate and lead others
  • Strong written and verbal communications, including with senior executives and customers

Aetion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aetion is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.