DSM – Data Scientist

Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

The Position
The Bio-design and Modeling group is part of the DSM Biotechnology Center (DBC). DBC is the primary location for biotechnological Research and Development and is responsible for the realization of biotechnological innovations and the developments of new bio-products and sustainable bio-production processes. DBC has strong competences in high-throughput screening, microbial strain development, biodesign and modeling, industrial bioprocessing, application and microbiology and analytics. DBC is well connected to the DSM R&D hubs in the US and China and external research institutes and universities.

Within the Bio-design & Modeling group of the DBC there is a vacancy for the position of:

Data Scientist

The Challenge
As a data scientist, you will be located at the DBC R&D center in Delft. Your challenge will be to codevelop a big data platform for biotech to support business driven R&D projects. You will make use of data processing, data standardization following FAIR data principles, data management and database design. You will be part of a team consisting of data scientists, statisticians, genomics experts, metabolic & molecular modelers and automation experts. You will play a role in building and sharing knowledge around the topic of Big Data within the global DSM science community.

The Ideal

  • Ph.D. computer sciences, artificial intelligence, bio-engineering, bio-informatics, physics, or a related discipline.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in data sciences, preferably working with biological data or process data.
  • Experience with programming in Python, Java, C or related languages
  • Experience with end-user analytical and visualization tools, e.g. Tableau, SAS, Spotfire, R, Matlab is a plus
  • Personal skills like problem analysis, creativity and being a strong communicator characterize your identity.
  • Additional experience or degree in biochemistry, molecular biology, food sciences or biotechnology is an advantage.

Terms of conditions
Two years, local contract with the intent of a permanent contract thereafter.

The Reward
Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance. To learn more about DSM’s HR vision and policy, please visit our website at www.dsm.com/careers.

The Procedure & Contact
Please apply on-line by uploading your CV & motivation letter in English via the career portal. For additional questions you can contact, Evelien Vlap / Talent Acquisition Business Partner, Reference check procedures and an assessment can be part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be informed when these procedures are required. Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.