Data Scientist Co-Op

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Job Title: Data Scientist Co-Op
Location: Creve Coeur, MO, Midwest United States, USA

Company: Bayer
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Job Description:




Your Tasks and Responsibilities


  • Independently develop algorithms in R and/or Python to clean, process, analyze and visualize large multivariate datasets (genotypic, environmental, and phenotypic);
  • Work closely with data science team and business partners to break down complex business problems to build feasible solutions that are impactful, accurate and validated;
  • Design and prototype models using machine learning, statistical modeling, process modeling, and other techniques such as machine learning;
  • Work with mentor and other researchers and scientists to quickly gain domain knowledge and understand business processes;
  • Present data driven insight, recommendations, and solutions to a broad range of audiences including peers, leadership and internal customers in a clear, interpretable manner;
  • Expand professional networks with the business and the Data and Data Science Community


Required Qualifications


  • Pursuing Ph.D. (or M.S. final year) in a discipline related to Data Science (e.g., Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science/Engineering);
  • Theoretical knowledge and practical experience with advanced statistical and machine learning modeling techniques;
  • Strong desire to develop a career in Data Science;
  • Fluency in using SQL, Python or R for data manipulation, computational statistics, and model development;
  • Knowledge and experience in modeling environmental and crop phenology data;
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with diverse cross-functional teams;
  • Ability to turn complex biological or engineering data into meaningful insights;
  • Execute responsibilities with knowledge, integrity, commitment, and excellence


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with mixed effects regression, clustering, outlier detection, survival analysis modeling
  • Technical experience working with Github, Google BigQuery, and Markdown Terms
  • Project Duration: at least six months
  • Expectation: 40 hrs/week

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
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. 

Bayer is an E-Verify Employer.  
Location: Creve Coeur     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 798617     

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Job Post Date: 08/12/23
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