Materials Science Data Engineer
At BASF, wecreate chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economicsuccess with environmental protection and social responsibility, we arebuilding a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world?s leadingchemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet thecurrent and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achievethis through our commitment to continuous improvement and operationalexcellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious,long-term goals. We provide achallenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on processsafety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operatein, and are always working to form the best team?especially from within,through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for ouremployees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gaininsights from them to further advance our collective expertise.Data solutionsform a core contribution to innovation. Data solutions comprise data ingestion,data architecture, as well as data visualization for all kinds of materials,systems, and processes at BASF. We support the live cycle of a material fromideation in research to quality management in production. The mission ofthe global Data Solutions team is set up 21st century dataarchitectures and build interfaces around them, thereby making informationaccessible for and speeding up innovation in BASF?s materials science research.The Data Solutions Team is recognized with BASF?s research organization as thecore competency center regarding data management, in particular relational andgraph data bases and big data architectures (Hadoop). At BASF, we areconstantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has beenrecognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America?s Best Employers in 2017. Westrongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving teammembers and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executingstrategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for asustainable futureMaterials Science DataEngineer (1805754) ? Tarrytown or Wyandotte (This role can be based in either location)Where the Chemistry HappensWe are searching for aprofessional like you to play a key role in the execution of data solutions toaccomplish project objectives. Together with other data architects, you design,realize, and populate IT architectures optimally suited for capturing, storing,integrating, and provisioning of primary lab data generated in our R&Dorganization. Through intelligent data solutions, you enable researchers toaccess huge amounts of data swiftly. Your contribution allows for faster andmore data driven decisions and shall help increasing efficiency of our R&Defforts. You will closely co-operate with R&D, engineering, centralfunctions and business units. Successfully engaging across the organization,you will interact frequently with colleagues who are specialists at non-digitalresearch disciplines. You will berelied on to provide knowledge and expertise in data management, dataconnectivity and visualization. Formulafor Success
Leveraging your academic background in natural sciences or
closely related discipline (Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical
Engineering, Cheminformatics, Bioinformatics) combined with experience in
Data Science (Solutions & Architecture), you will contribute to a
research direction that provides innovation and breakthrough advantages
for the business by delivering tailored data solutions.Your strong communication skills help bridgingthe gap between IT and real-world applications. You will engage directly withchemical and biological labs, analyze existing lab processes and develop acommon understanding of the best data management solutions.Relying on your strong programming skills(preferably in Python, R and/or Java), you will contribute to the developmentof applications that make data architectures accessible to both lab techniciansand business partners.Your familiarity with different data basearchitectures, both relational and NoSQL (e.g. graph databases, documentstores, etc.), will be critical as you explore technical possibilities andcreate ideas together with internal business partners.Your creative and motivated working style witha strong focus on innovation make you an enabler in interdisciplinary projectteamsYour experience processing big data (e.g.Hadoop) will enable you to manipulate BASF?s vast R&D data feedCreate Your Own Chemistry: What WeOffer YouAddingvalue to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suiteof benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to supportyou?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, youcreate your own chemistry.Thetotal rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck.From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits thatinclude company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning,we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large,global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionally andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.BASFprovides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities tohelp you make the most of your talents and your job.