BASF Senior Technical Consultant (m/f/d) Big Data in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57491138DIGI42

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

Within our Project BASF 4.0 unit Smart IT you will take full engineering responsibility from development to test to deploy. BASF 4.0 use the highly innovative technologies to develop advanced analytics prototypes, build big storage solutions and analytic platforms for global deployment and organize an overarching data lake, the BASF Enterprise Data Lake. Get part of the BASF DevOps Big Data Solutions at your leading architecture and consulting role.

  • You will lead the architecture, design and development of components and services to enable Data Science, Modeling and Machine Learning at scale.

  • You will identify and recommend the most appropriate paradigms and technology choices for batch and real time Machine Learning scenarios.

  • Moreover, you will write highly efficient Spark jobs to process terabytes of data and collect heuristics as well as optimize it on large Hadoop clusters.

  • You will perform solutions to serve scientists, data engineers, analysts, project managers and customers.

  • You will write clean, efficient code and deployment artifacts in Java or Python.

  • Teaching and mentoring other engineers in the team will complete your duties.

What we expect

  • You have successfully completed your studies in computer science, applied mathematics, physics or a comparable course of study with publications of machine learning or data analysis.

  • You have gained more than five years of professional experiences, especially in Big Data Solutions, modern programming environments and frameworks, as well as common programming languages such as Python, Azure ML, MATLAB or R.

  • You are highly proficient in Linux and working with Hadoop, Big Data and related fields.

  • Due to your experiences you are able to work in an agile development process and you have deep understanding of various phases of the Software Development Life Cycle.

  • Next to your string programming skills, you are aware of end-to end design and build process of Near-Real Time and Batch Data Pipelines.

  • On a personal level, you are distinguished by your motivation, creativity, customer focus, analytical mindset and teamwork skills.

We offer

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.