Machine Learning Engineer in Data Science for Materials (m/f/d)

  • 67061 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany
  • 19/02/2021
Full time Data Science Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Digitalization is a key differentiator to position BASF as leading chemical company for our customers. We as Global Digital Services enable BASF's digitalization. In agile teams, we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer know-how and access to latest technologies in the areas of cloud computing or big data.

Join the Data Science community within BASF and shape the future of digitalization in Research and Development, the home of our supercomputer Quriosity.
As a Machine Learning Engineer in the group Data Science for Materials you will implement ML models and AI algorithms for decision making in laboratories performing polymer synthesis, chemical analytics and application testing.
You will work in an agile team providing scientific advice and digital solutions to our partners in R&D as well as selected close customers.
You will collaborate with our partners in Materials R&D and Business Units to understand and find solutions to their challenges.
You will co-develop and implement new machine learning solutions in an international and interdisciplinary DevOps team.
Furthermore, you will lead certain knowledge areas, representing the team and ensuring continuous learning of the organization.

degree in computer science or similar studies (with a PhD or comparable qualification)
5 years industrial experience in Data Analytics (real-world data) as well as software development (git, CI/CD, containerization, cloud platforms like Azure ML, APIs)
advanced work experience with machine learning models (unsupervised, supervised, and reinforcement), model life-cycle management as well as working knowledge of Python and R
while being self-motivated and independent, you prefer working in a team
working experience with agile methods is advantageous

Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.
A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority.
Your contribution to a sustainable future because sustainability lies at the heart of everything we do and is a driver of growth. ABOUT US

Do you have questions about the application process or the position? Mrs. Thraener (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 59929

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

BASF Digital Solutions GmbH offers innovative solutions for the design and optimization of business processes for the BASF Group around the world. As an experienced business solution provider, we create added value for BASF by developing new business models with digital technologies, thereby increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of processes through IT and digital solutions. Learn more about BASF Digital Solutions GmbH at

At BASF, the chemistry is right. Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us - in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.