Job Title:Agronomy Data Scientist Location:Slater, IA, Mid-West United States, USA Company:Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Accounting/Finance/Asset Management Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
What You Will Do as the Agronomy Data Scientist: Manager
Organize and analyze data to develop agronomic insights, models, and information that deliver improvements in product placement, customer experience, and agronomy impact in support of the commercial seeds organization
Develop trial protocols, summarize data and create agronomy content that supports seeds agronomy brand and customer experience
Design strategies and propose algorithms to analyze and leverage data from a variety of sources
Set direction to Agronomic Research Scientist on agronomic field data record structure needed for building and maintaining a sustainable database
Network with seed development, selection, sales and digital stakeholders to develop a pipeline of agronomy data science projects aligned with commercial strategy
Work in a cross-disciplinary project team of database specialists, digital product developers, agronomists , product selection leads and seeds research & development scientists to complete project deliverables on-time and within budget
Enable North America seeds success by using data to refine and improve product placement
Masters degree from an accredited college/university in Quantitative Agronomy, Statistics, Data Science or related fields, plus at least two years of work experience in a commercial setting using agronomy data science skills
Or a PhD from accredited college/university in related fields, no work experience required
Proficiency in Python e.g. pandas, scikit-learn, bokeh, nltk, R e.g. ggplot2, cluster, dplyr, caret, or other statistical and programming languages
Understanding of GIS tools and database management
Understanding of agronomic experimental design, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, regression, correlation and graphical representation of data
In-depth knowledge of various modeling algorithms e.g. regression, trees based models, neural networks, ensembles, clustering, time series, reinforced learning, probabilistic programming
Deep understanding of commercial agriculture
What We Offer:
Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family oriented events throughout the year
Who We Are:
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company dedicated to feeding the world and improving global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. We have 28,000 people in over 90 countries working to transform how crops are grown.
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