Computer Scientist / IT Expert (m/f/d) Digitalisation / Industry 4.0

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Job Field: IT / Information Management
Location: Schwarzheide, DE
Company: BASF Schwarzheide GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN56783515_DIGI4_12

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF´s Schwarzheide site is situated in the Lausitz region between Berlin, the lively capital, and the cultural heritage of Dresden. Join BASF at Schwarzheide and experience the advantages of working for a regional company with the opportunities of a Global Player.

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What you can expect

Our interdisciplinary digitalisation team drives forward the digital transformation of one of our largest production sites. We use advanced methods drawn from the fields of applied mathematics, data science, computer science and automation engineering - especially machine learning, big data analytics, data mining and model-based simulation and optimization.

  • You support our units in production, supply chain, disposal and logistics to enhance the efficiency of their processes.
  • Within interdisciplinary project teams, you will act and cooperate with data scientists, process engineers, managers and other IT experts at and outside the site.
  • Furthermore, you will conceptualize and implement IT systems that play a central role in the digital transformation. Within our heterogeneous IT landscape, you will ensure the storage, processing, integration and availability of data.

What we expect

  • You have a master's degree in computer science, information systems technology, communication technology or a comparable discipline with a focus on IT, on which you earned above average marks.
  • Several years of professional experience in this field is an advantage.
  • Furthermore, you have expertise in system architectures, networks, databases, data management and IT security along with solid programming skills in, for example, SQL, XML, HTML, Python, Java, C/C++, MATLAB, VBA or JavaScript.
  • In addition, you are interested in engineering-related issues and have experience with developing complex software applications and systems.
  • You are familiar with the latest digital trends in Industry 4.0 and familiarize yourself with new topics quickly.
  • With your open and enthusiastic nature, you contributing with the team on a results-oriented basis and you communicate proficiently in German and English.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.
  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.
  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international Company.

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