Bayer in Nunhem Netherlands is offering a position for Data Scientist Digital Farming
Your tasks and responsibilities
As an Associate Scientist Digital Farming you translate farming data into a new generation of services and insights that help our diverse and global network of growers maximize the performance of our genetics and their overall farming performance and develop scientific understanding about what affects horticultural production.
Your major accountabilities are:
- Aggregate data from across our global network of growers and develop advanced analytical tools to leverage this data together with geo-spatial and other data from a variety of sources.
- Analyze our datasets to develop a new generation of web and mobile horticulture services and extract insights that help growers make data-driven decisions.
- Develop tools to support customer-driven data analysis and to generate scientific insights that can be applied to create services for our diverse and global network of growers.
- Organize, manage and maintain large and diverse structured and unstructured data.
- Visualize and communicate analyses based on large data sets.
- Liaise with key stakeholders to capture and validate business insights.
Who you are
- MSc or greater in statistics or related discipline, or MSc or greater in agronomy or related discipline with strong data analysis skills.
- 3-5 years’ experience in a business-related data analysis position.
- Good understanding of statistical modeling concepts.
- Familiarity with machine learning algorithms and big data concepts.
- Excellent programming (R or Python preferred) and database querying language skills (e.g. NoSQL).
- Preferred: understanding of horticultural systems (climate computers, substrate, soil chemistry, plant physiology, entomology, etc…).
- Analytical thinking, attention to detail, results-orientation, creativity.
- Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills.
- Great team worker.
- Fluent in English.