Data Architect-1803974 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.
Data solutions form a core contribution to innovation. Data solutions comprise data ingestion, data architecture, as well as data visualization for all kinds of materials, systems, and processes at BASF. We support the live cycle of a material from ideation in research to quality management in production.
The mission of the global Data Solutions team is to set up 21 st century data architectures and build interfaces around them, thereby making information accessible for and speeding up innovation in BASF's materials science research. The Data Solutions Team is recognized within BASF's research organization as the core competency center regarding data management, particularly in relational and graph data bases and big data architectures (Hadoop).
At BASF, we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Data Architect (1803974) – Tarrytown, NY or Wyandotte, MI (This role can be based in either location)
You will be relied on to provide knowledge and expertise in data management, data connectivity and visualization.
Formula for Success
Leveraging your academic background in natural sciences combined with a pronounced IT affinity or in IT, but with a strong interest in natural sciences, you will contribute to a research direction that provides innovation and breakthrough advantages for the business by delivering tailored data solutions.
Your strong communication skills help bridging the gap between IT and real-world applications. You will engage directly with chemical and biological labs, analyze existing lab processes and develop a common understanding of the best data management solutions.
Relying on your strong programming skills (preferably in Python, R and/or Java), you will contribute to the development of applications that make data architectures accessible to both lab technicians and business partners.
Your familiarity with different data base architectures, both relational and NoSQL (e.g. graph databases, document stores, etc.), will be critical as you explore technical possibilities and create ideas together with internal business partners.
Your experience processing big data (e.g. Hadoop) will enable you to manipulate BASF's vast R&D data feed
Using your experience in web development, you will swiftly deploy interfaces to data solutions
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
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.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Primary Location: US-NY-Tarrytown
Other Locations: US-MI-Wyandotte
Function: REDE - Research & Development
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: ROM/AS-Statistics ML and AI-63022175
Internal Number: 519038
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.