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3 Apr 2015

Full-Time Scientific Analyst / Modeller (m/f)

YARA ZIM Plant Technology GmbH – Posted by Simon Rueger Hennigsdorf, Brandenburg, Germany

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Review plant data sets collected by our plant monitoring equipment
  • Identify key characteristics
  • Develop programs/algorithms which can detect these traits in future measurements (preferably in R)Break them down into user-friendly irrigation instructions
  • Comply with Yara software engineering standards and procedures
  • Solid understanding of Bayesian techniques, sufficient to lead work in this area
  • Understanding of machine learning principles



  • Master/Diploma/Bachelor or higher degree with a background in any scientific or numerical subject
  • Scientific data evaluation & model development skills
  • Professional programming skills in R, Python, MATLab, or a similar language
  • History of successful self-reliant work (i.e., completed work project or thesis)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in teams
  • Consciousness for efficient, market-driven development
  • English language proficiency


Desirable Skills

  • Any experience in machine learning would be of great interest
  • Knowledge of current software engineering processes (e.g., SCRUM, version control in GIT)
  • Experience in utilizing SQL databases
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure or another cloud platform

How to Apply

The duration of the contract is unlimited. If you fulfill the requirements and are interested in working for an innovative company, we are looking forward to receiving your application via

Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Algorithm, Berlin, Biology, Modeller, and Modelling. Salaries: Less than $100,000.

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