Job Title:Deep Learning Scientist - Downers Grove, Illinois Location:Downers Grove, IL, Midwest United States, USA Company:Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Scientist Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
About Syngenta Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanitys most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
At Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. We are seeking an applied scientist with a passion for utilizing rigorous machine learning approaches to help transform our Seeds product development pipeline through enhanced analytics. As a Deep Learning (DL) Scientist you will work collaboratively on complex problems using machine learning to provide autonomous solutions, improve decision making and simplify our processes.
Play a major role in defining, designing, experimenting and evaluating product-focused AI solutions utilizing machine learning methods, deep learning, computer vision and natural language processing
Model complex problems, discover insights, and identify opportunities via the use of statistical, algorithmic, and visualization techniques
Learn and understand the Seeds Development pipeline and operations, associated data and key decisions in order to recognize opportunities for enhancing our development pipeline
Create prototypes to address needs and enhance fundamental decision-making
Evaluate algorithm performancevalidate findings using a trial and iterative approach and effectively communicate findings
Identify data needs; efficiently process, clean and verify the integrity of data used for analyses
Research and apply the latest Artificial Intelligence methodologies to address Seeds Development challenges
Network and collaboratively work with seeds development, analytics and data science experts, IT and product managers to build and incorporate AI-based capabilities into solutions and offerings that are deployed globally
Work with Seeds Research and Development stakeholders in communicating analytical results to develop enhancement opportunities, share key learnings and contribute to technical training offerings to support implementation of innovative approaches
3+ years of experience: deep learning, machine learning, programming, data modeling and evaluation, probability and answering questions in high-dimensional datasets
3+ years of practical experience applying deep learning and machine learning to solve real-world problems or relevant quantitative and qualitative research and analytics experience
Ph.D. or Masters with equivalent experience in Computer Science, Machine Learning, AI, Mathematics, Engineering or related quantitative field
Experience with SQL and AWS
Experience using a programming language Python, C/C++, Matlab for machine learning or a statistical computer language R, Python, SQL to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets
Experience in machine learning and deep learning libraries such as TensorFlow, Keras, MXNet, PyTorch or Scikit-Learn
Experience effectively collaborating across science disciplines, IT and Engineering to deliver scalable solutions
Individual must be authorized to work in the United States for Syngenta without work authorization sponsorship now or in the future
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position
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
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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