GDF/CT - Data scientist, focus on GenAI for Demand...

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About Us

At BASF Digital Hub Madrid we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes, helping to strengthen BASF´s position as the digital leader in the chemical industry. We believe the right path is through creativity, trial and error and great people working and learning together. Become part of our team and develop the future with us - in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities.


Our team “Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions for Supply Chains” develops innovative solutions to derive insights from data that support better and faster business decisions. We implement (Generative) AI-driven solutions in its complete lifecycle for users in supply chain management around the world.


    • Work in close alignment with the other project team members and stakeholders to fully understand background and business requirements of each party and consult them in their activities.
    • Translate the collected business requirements into technical concepts, especially regarding the data science, ML engineering with focus on GenAI architecture frameworks.
    • Drive the sustainable implementation of our new GenAI-oriented Supply Chain applications, including:
      • Data preparation for our Supply Chain AI solutions
      • Utilizing enterprise data product concepts
      • Data science related aspects
      • GenAI functionalities, especially high-performance of the application
    • You can create product requirement documents and maintain it in an agile working mode, e. g. in Azure DevOps boards and tasks.
    • Work in an international and agile DevOps environment and you apply agile principles for setting priorities and managing multiple stakeholders in a challenging business environment.
    • Sharing your knowledge and expertise with colleagues and promoting a culture of AI-driven innovation within the organization
    • Manage communication with external vendors to validate the landscape design & integration concept.


Strong Communication & Presentations skills

Experience as product owner of Data-driven applications

  • Education: A bachelor or master's in Computer Science, Data Science or other data-centric disciplines
  • Work experience:
    • Working Experience: 6+ years professional implementation experience in data Science / engineering
      • Experiencing Agile way of working or agile implementation approach
  • Technical and professional knowledge (Must have):
  • At least 4 years of data science / AI experience with
  • Utilizing Microsoft Azure cloud components for ML and Data Science, e. g. Databricks, Azure Data Factory
  • Integrating external data into MLOps frameworks
  • Hands-on experience with developing GenAI-based chatbots.
  • Hand-on experience working with large data sets, relational databases, data integration and related technologies (SQL, Databricks, etc.).
  • Expert knowledge of Python with focus on machine learning and data science related libraries (e.g., Pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch etc.).
  • Hands-on experience with MLOps processes (Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment) and automating ML workflows (Microsoft Azure or other platforms).
  • Experience with software development, preferably for cloud-based applications in an agile setup (e.g., Kanban, Scrum).
  • Comfortable working in highly complex environment with multiple stakeholders and with strong pressure to deliver on time and on budget.


  • A secure work environment because your health, safety and wellbeing is always our top priority.
  • Flexible work schedule and Home-office options, so that you can balance your working life and private life.
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • 23 holiday days per year
  • 5 additional days (readjustment)
  • 2 cultural days
  • A collaborative, trustful and innovative work environment
  • Being part of an international team and work in global projects
  • Relocation assistance to Madrid provided

At BASF, the chemistry is right.

Because we are counting on innovative solutions, on sustainable actions, and on connected thinking. And on you. Become a part of our formula for success and develop the future with us - in a global team that embraces diversity and equal opportunities irrespective of gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief.

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