Data Scientist (m/f/d)

  • Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • 15/05/2019
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Data Management Statistics

Job Description

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and play.
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What you can expect 

Join our R&D Data Science team and provide BASF-wide data solutions for multiple application areas. You will work on implementation, automation and deployment of backend and middleware components. 

  • You will actively identify needs of researchers, translate these into R&D software specifications and manage the development.
  • In this context, you will work closely together with scientists and software engineers while providing a good understanding of their scientific tasks.
  • You will actively participate in the implementation of new applications and take care of the migration of existing applications.
  • Furthermore, you will manage a portfolio of applications in alignment with various stakeholders in research, IT and software development.

What we expect 

  • You have a background in natural sciences or a background in IT in combination with a strong interest in natural sciences.
  • You have experience in relational and NoSQL databases design.
  • You have experience in the design of REST or SOAP APIs.
  • You already gained working knowledge of web-based application development, and preferably working experience in agile methodologies.
  • Your profile is completed by your creative and motivated working style with a strong focus on innovation as well as your excellent communication skills which define you as an effective team player.

We offer 

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.