Data Scientist - Remote

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At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.

Data Scientist - Remote


The primary responsibilities of this role, Data Scientist, are to:

  • Deliver best-in-class analytics solutions for the customer-centric commercial operations of Bayer Crop Science Topics such as customer analytics, segmentation analysis, pricing, demand forecast, and risk models;
  • Develop practical, interpretable, and automated solutions for these business problems through expertise in statistical analysis, predictive modeling, simulation, and optimization methodology by working in a highly interactive, team-oriented environment;
  • Write model documentation to detail problem formulation, modeling approach, validation, data requirements, and implementation steps;
  • Support stakeholder requests for model development, implementation, and feature improvements;
  • Be able to communicate results to a broad range of audiences in a clear, interpretable manner;
  • Work closely with data science teams and business partners to break down complex business problems, and gather requirements to build feasible solutions that are impactful, accurate, and validated;
  • Collaborate with system integration and data warehouse engineers on data extraction and data cleaning;
  • Be creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, and able to take initiative and exercise critical thinking when it comes to problem-solving;
  • Be a proactive member of a global data science team to adopt and advocate for coding best practices and documentation.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values, more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least six years or more of experience;
  • Master’s degree with four years or more of experience or a Ph.D. with two years or more of experience including post-docs in at least one of the areas below:
  • Economics;
  • Physics;
  • Applied mathematics;
  • Computer sciencanother related quantitative discipline;
  • Experience conducting statistical inferences, time-series analysis, statistical simulated ion, and analysis using disparate sources of data;
  • Advanced programming skills in either R or Python for machine learning tasks, proficient in version-control tools (such as GitHub);
  • Cloud engineering skills including AWS, AWS Fargate, Docker, API backend setup;
  • Experience working with SQL, GCP, CRM (Salesforce) tools, and interactive visualization tools such as R-shiny and Dash;
  • Excellent work ethic and a strong desire to learn new skills for technical and professional growth.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in related fields where data science techniques are used, including agriculture, economics, econometrics, biology, math, physics, and engineering;
  • Experience in collaborating with business partners and team members to build end-to-end analytical solutions.




Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.

United States : Missouri : Creve Coeur

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