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BASF Internship Remote Sensing / Satellite Products (m/f/d) in Köln, Germany

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Köln,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Farming GmbH

Job ID : EN58035861ONLE7

xarvio Digital Farming Solutions powered by BASF is at the forefront of the digital transformation of agriculture optimizing crop production. xarvio offers digital products, based on a global leading crop model platform, which deliver independent field-zone-specific agronomic advice enabling farmers to produce their crops most efficiently and sustainable. The xarvio products SCOUTING, FIELD MANAGER and HEALTHY FIELDS are being used by farmers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Working at BASF Digital Farming GmbH is equally as innovative as our products: we have a global network and work with agile methodologies in a start-up atmosphere. Join our team! Learn more about xarvio at www.xarvio.com or visit any of our social media channels.

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position?

Mrs. Karina Urich (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 58528

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

What you can expect

During your 6 month-internship in our unit Digital Farming Technology you will be working on diverse types of data from sources like agricultural fields, soil sampling, weather monitoring and smartphone apps.

  • You will shape a new era of satellite tools lifting scalable digital agriculture to the next level.

  • Furthermore, you will handle as well as manage satellite data from a wide array of sensors.

  • You will explore and implement state-of-the-art data analytics for crop monitoring.

  • In addition, you will be responsible for building prototypes to identify new product ideas and improve internal workflows.

  • Last but not least, you will communicate results to non-technical as well as technical stakeholders and closely collaborate with product managers.

What we expect

  • Enrolled in remote sensing, geoinformatics or another related field with an outstanding academic track record

  • Experience in vegetation sensing concepts or image time series

  • Good programming skills in scientific programming languages like Python or R and familiarity with SQL, QGIS, ArcGIS or SAGA-GIS

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English

  • Good communication skills

We offer

From day one you will be part of the BASF family. You will get involved in challenging fields of activity and have the opportunity to work on exciting projects in an interdisciplinary environment. Depending on the location of the respective group company you will get to know BASF and participate in various workshops and guided tours. In this way you will make numerous interesting experiences and get a deep insight into the world's leading chemical company.

Information regarding internships: on.basf.com/internship

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