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Data Scientist


Creve Coeur, MO, Midwest United States, USA



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Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer

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At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining 'impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.


Data Scientist 




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


  • Develop and deliver practical, interpretable, and automated solutions for business problems through predictive modeling, statistical analysis, simulation, and optimization in a highly interactive and team-oriented environment;
  • Deploy developed models into production and integrates with existing infrastructure, systems and platforms;
  • Prepare documentation including detailed problem formulation, data requirements, modeling approach and implementation steps;
  • Present data driven insights, recommendations, and solutions to a broad range of audiences including peers, senior management, and internal customers in a clear and interpretable manner;
  • Be creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, and able to take initiative when it comes to solving business problems;
  • Work closely with global data science teams and business partners to break down complex business problems to build feasible solutions that are impactful, accurate and validated;
  • Build cross-functional relationships with the business and collaborate effectively within the global data and data science communities;
  • Be a proactive member of a global data science team in adopting and advocating for best practices;
  • Present data driven insights, recommendations, and solutions to a broad range of audiences including peers, senior management, and internal customers in a clear and interpretable manner.




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:


  • Master’s degree with at least two years of experience or a PhD in one of the following areas: data science, electrical/industrial engineering, applied mathematics, statistics, computer science, or other related quantitative discipline;
  • Solid theoretical background in machine learning and statistical methods;
  • Strong proficiency in Python and/or R programming languages;
  • Hands-on experience building machine learning models and performing statistical analysis using Python/R;
  • Proficiency in using SQL to access data (BigQuery preferred);
  • Demonstrated working experience with real world problems preferably related to agriculture, genetic and environmental data;
  • Good communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to work independently, in a matrix and in a cross functional team, with people from a variety of different cultures and backgrounds;
  • Excellent work ethic, and a strong desire to learn new skills for technical and professional growth;
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects, be highly organized and prioritize to meet deadlines;
  • Familiarity with version control and coding best practices.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Previous domain knowledge in Agriculture/Crop Science;
  • Practical experience with Ensemble Methods, SVMs, Clustering, Outlier detection, Bayesian Methods;
  • Knowledge in natural language processing, operation research and deep learning;
  • Familiarity with common data science toolkits and data visualization tools (Shiny, Dash, Streamlit, PowerBI, Tableau).



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. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.  
Location: Creve Coeur     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 624484     
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Job Post Date: 05/17/22
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