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Data Scientist in Big Data Technologies - Florham Park, NJ


Job Field: ITSE - Information Technology & Services
Location: Florham Park, NJ, US
Company: BASF Corporation
Job Type: Standard
Job ID: EN_US_1703662

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 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 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Where the Chemistry Happens… As a data scientist with a strong background in analytics-relevant information technology, you will serve as an internal software developer in the area of business and data analytics. In addition, you will be responsible for leading, executing, and coordinating innovative data analytics projects and establishing sustainable IT solutions, including data modelling and user interface creation. You will communicate the ideas and solutions to a broad community of non-data scientists. Data Scientist in Big Data Technologies (1703662) – Florham Park, NJ Formula for Success: You Will…

  • Take responsibility, drive new developments, and work creatively on challenging and groundbreaking development tasks in accordance with the highest technical standards.
  • Initiate the development of customized business and data analytics solutions, and liaise within the Advanced Business Analytics team and the global BASF community.
  • Transfer innovative solutions from a piloting phase into a sustainable and scalable software solution for global and cross-business usage.
  • Mentor and coach other team members and support their functions by providing expertise and insights into data and computer science.
  • Liaise with internal business and corporate units, and translate their analytical needs into initiatives.

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.

Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science/Data Science/Information Systems or a related discipline with at least 3 years of relevant professional work experience; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Data Science/Information Systems or a related discipline with at least 6 years of relevant professional work experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience with databases and SQL, with SAP applications and Analytics such as SAP HANA, with data warehousing, data management, and Big Data technologies, as well as lifecycle management of software solutions.
  • Deep understanding of one or more of the following areas: Hadoop (e.g., HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, Yarn, Flume, Storm), Spark, Kafka, and ActiveMQ.
  • Have superior understanding of internal and external data needs in industrial business processes, with ability to communicate ideas and solutions to non-data science experts within the company.
  • A creative and motivated team player with strong communication and presentation skills in English. Experience working in a diverse and global team on a focused and results-oriented basis; possession of a consultancy mind-set and enjoy working on a new team.
  • Be willing to travel up to 10% (including overseas).

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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