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BASF Scientific Data Engineer in San Diego, California

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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 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.

And 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 2021. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Scientific Data Engineer (2104039) - San Diego

Where the Chemistry Happens

We are seeking a professional like you to become a member of our interdisciplinary and agile team within our Digitalization unit RB/WIT of White Biotechnology Research. Our mission is to explore and improve enzyme function at molecular level to address real-world problems.

Formula for success

  • Leveraging your education in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or Biotechnology with your relevant industry experience, you will closely collaborate with scientists to understand end to end lab workflows and help to abstract these into data models and software processes.

  • Your experience with biological lab processes, Python development, Unix based systems and standard development tooling like Git, CI/CD pipelines, will enable you to develop the scientific software needed by researchers in San Diego and other international sites to simplify their everyday workflow and foster their success.

  • As a self-driven expert with excellent problem solving & communication skills, familiar with Scrum/Kanban teams and bi-weekly sprints, you will work in a full remote environment with international stakeholders, interacting with the scientific team to become an essential component of our in-house app development that you and the team will be leading.

  • You will also be applying your experience with efficient data storage and retrieval in SQL / NoSQL databases.

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.

Job: ITSE - Information Technology & Services

Organization: RB/WIT-Digitalization # White Biotechnology-63025360

Title: Scientific Data Engineer

Location: CA-San Diego

Requisition ID: 2104039