Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Location: Chesterfield, MO, USA
Region: North America
Job Type: Full Time
Job category: Data Scientist
Company Name: Bayer
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Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Data Scientist, are to: 

  • Providing technical contributions in a fast-paced team environment to accelerate our efforts on building an analytics-driven product pipeline;
  • Independently perform statistical analysis, computer programming, predictive modeling and experimental design;
  • Build cross-functional relationships to collaboratively partner with the business and effectively network within the Data Science Community;
  • Using advanced mathematical models, machine learning algorithms, operations research techniques, and strong business acumen to deliver insight, recommendations, and solutions.
  • Contribute to the development of code, bioinformatic analyses pipelines, computational tools, and databases for mining and visualizing large genomic data sets;
  • Developing sustainable, consumable, accurate, and impactful reporting on model inputs, model outputs, observed outputs, business impact, and key performance indicators;
  • Present compelling, validated stories to all levels of organization, including peers, senior management, and internal customers to drive both strategic and operational changes in business.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience or master’s degree with 2+ Years’ experience or PhD;
  • Educational preparation or applied experience in at least one of the following areas: Machine Learning, Electrical/Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Statistical Genetics, Statistics, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Computational Biology, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or other related quantitative discipline;
  • Theoretical and practical experience in deterministic optimization and algorithm development related to operations research is a requirement, including experience with commercial optimization software (ex. CPLEX or Gurobi);
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency in computational skills and level of experience building data models using R, Python or other statistical and/or mathematical programming packages;
  • Strong proficiency in predictive modeling—to include comprehension of theory, modeling/identification strategies and limitations and pitfalls;
  • Intermediate proficiency in machine learning algorithms and concepts;
  • Experience in successful delivery of valuable analysis through application of domain knowledge; evidence of ability to strong business acumen;
  • Strong communication competencies to include presentations and delivery of complex quantitative analyses in a clear, concise and actionable manner to extended team and small groups of key stakeholders;
  • Understands principles of statistics and machine learning, and can use modern software languages to apply their knowledge to anticipate business needs and provide solutions;
  • Develops powerful methodologies to provide alternative solutions in solving complex problems;
  • Understands the basic questions being asked in the given scientific, business, or engineering domain and applies integrated consultancy skillset to collaborate with subject matter experts and key stakeholders.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the “Passion to Innovate” and the “Power to Change”, we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

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