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Bayer Data Scientist Predictive Breeding in Chesterfield, Missouri

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Data Scientist Predictive Breeding

Are you motivated by solving some of the biggest challenges in the world like how we are going to feed a growing population with fewer resources? If so, Bayer is the place for you!

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history whose vision is to achieve health for all, hunger for none. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time! We believe that a growing and aging world population needs better and more sustainable solutions. Many recent and exciting advances in data analytics, genetics and digital technologies offer tremendous opportunities to transform the work we do and our business! At Bayer, you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change!

YOUR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Work with Breeding, Data Engineers and technical management to solve data issue challenges, create visualizations, enable higher levels of analysis and automation;

  • Pilot advanced analytics methods, communicate their effectiveness, enable their deployment and promote their adoption;

  • Explore modeling solutions to accommodate large datasets in genomic prediction and optimize genomic prediction accuracy;

  • Develop tools and applications that drive data informed results across the pipeline;

  • Drive excellent IT and analytics citizenship by advocating good practices in local development which support the larger strategy for the digital transformation of Ag.

Domestic Relocation Assistance as well as Visa Sponsorship are available.

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 at least eight years of experience in Animal or Plant Breeding, Quantitative Genetics, Data Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics or Physics or Master’s degree with at least six years of experience in Animal or Plant Breeding, Quantitative Genetics, Data Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics or Physics or Ph.D. with at least three years of experience in Animal or Plant Breeding, Quantitative Genetics, Data Science, Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics or Physics;

  • At least two years of experience developing and applying genomic prediction models to breeding and selection targets;

  • Demonstrated passion and success in pursuing advanced statistical problems with complex data sets and experience programming in R, Python or Julia;

  • Knowledge of genomic predictions and breeding theory and methods;

  • Experience in complex matrix algebra and high dimensional predictive models;

  • Strong theoretical and computational statistics skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to work in cross-functional environment.

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. 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.

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. 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.

Location: United States : California : Woodland || United States : Missouri : Chesterfield || United States : Residence Based : Residence Based

Division: Crop Science

Reference Code: 279125

Contact Us

Email: hrop_usa@bayer.com

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