Associate Data Scientist, Life Science (all genders)

Posted 16 Jan 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 186755


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your role: We are currently hiring data scientists to strengthen our digital business unit, which drives our digital transformation globally and across business divisions – leveraging cutting edge technology to reach new customers, improve operational efficiency, and to create entirely new business models. The Associate Data Scientist is expected to execute tasks in our projects with support and guidance from our senior team members. Such tasks include the mathematical modeling of our business problems, development of algorithms and applications to solve these problems, and communication with our internal customers to help them understand and implement the results. We offer recent university graduates the opportunity to boost their career, working in an interdisciplinary high-performance team that is focused on innovation in the intersection of business, mathematics and digital technology. A stimulating work environment in a very diverse, high caliber team is waiting for you.


Who you are:

  • Master degree of Science in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or a similar field
  • Strong in mathematics and statistics
  • Software development experience
  • Technical experience is required in the following areas: Programming: Python and/or R; Mathematical modeling for example in: TensorFlow/Keras/Caffe, scikit-learn, MatLab, or R.
  • Technical experience is beneficial in the following areas: Programming: Java, C++, JavaScript; Software architectures: n-tier, SOA; Database servers and database programming: SQL, PL/SQL, T-SQL, MySQL; Cloud-Environments: AWS, Google Cloud; Paradigms: “dockerization”

What we offer: We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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