1 week ago

Agronomic Data Scientist

Chicago Competitive Permanent

The Company

We have been retained by this progressive scale-up to help with their next phase of expansion. The business is experiencing continued success with its new sustainable technology in high demand. Our client is working with some of the largest agricultural clients and growers globally and are on mission to help the planet and reduce food waste.

The Role

This is a new role as the company scales to build out the Data Science function. You will have autonomy and room to grow, with your ideas being heard and put into action producing real world results.

You will be using your experience to design and develop analytical insights for company product lines. You will improve data analysis products for in-field application and company customer feedback and sensor insights.

You will use Machine Learning tools to draw insight from complex datasets and review raw NGS (next generation sequencing) data for new plant genetics insights.

You’ll be working closely with agricultural trials and also become custodian for complex datasets and proprietary databases.

The Requirements

  • A background within either the Bioinformatics or Agricultural Science sectors
  • Degree, Masters or PhD in Agricultural Science, Computing, Engineering, or related subjects
  • Data Science expertise and an interest in using data to improve
  • 2+ years solid Advanced data analysis and modelling experience
  • Ability to work closely and collaborate with colleagues across the business
  • Able to communicate complex ideas across a multidisciplinary team
  • Willingness to get hands on, lead by example, and work alongside laboratory or agricultural trials teams

The Offer

Our client is offering a competitive salary and is aiming to fill this position quickly when a suitable candidate is found. You will be based in the company's Chicago, Illinois office.

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