Scientific Programmer - Biometrician - Research Triangle Park, NC
September 26, 2020
Scientific Programmer - Biometrician - Research Triangle Park, NC-2001829 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team--especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized as a 2020 Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Agriculture plays a fundamental role in fulfilling many of humanity's basic needs: food, feed, energy. To support growers and those who take care of our environment, BASF develops innovative solutions for farming, pest control and landscape management - so that we can effectively contribute to improving people's lives and business' demands. Come join our team in Morrisville, NC.
Formula for Success
Analyze requirements based on existing IT infrastructure for a future-proof decision-making platform to support our business needs.
Create innovative, scalable, fault-tolerant software solutions with clear technical specifications and documentation.
Automate frequently used scientific workflows.
Implementation of new methods developed in-house or through collaboration is one of your key responsibilities.
With your analytical mindset, you support R&D specialists and contribute to research activities.
Work closely together with the head of Biometrics and the Biometrics Technology lead.
Interact with project managers, designers, other developers, systems analysts, and R&D specialists.
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related scientific field with a strong affinity for applied statistics. Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field is a plus.
Possess a creative and innovative mindset and act proactively.
Strong scripting skills in R and are proficient in at least another programming language e.g. Python and Java.
Excellent communication and analytical skills.
Work autonomously with limited supervision from senior team members.
Experience supporting and working with cross-disciplinary teams in a dynamic environment.
Plant or animal breeding belongs to your field of interest.
Experience in applied statistics in the Life Sciences area is considered a plus.
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you--the whole you--in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF , you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.
Primary Location: US-NC-Morrisville
Function: ITSE - Information Technology & Services
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: RBP/TAB-Crop Genetics and Biometrics-63021947
Internal Number: 627502
About BASF Corporation
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.