Data Engineer

WorkplaceBasel, North West Switzerland, Switzerland

Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Employment Type Permanent Job Function Research & Development (R&D) Job Reference 18031447 Contract Type Full-time

Data Engineer

About Syngenta:

Syngenta is a leading science-based A gtech company; dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture.

Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.

About this opportunity: Help transform our data into the foundation for digital science and innovation in Technology and Digital Integration (TDI), Crop Protection R&D

As part of the Crop Protection strategic agenda, there has been significant focus and investment in digital transformation throughout our research and development functions and pipeline. Our ambition in TDI is to lead this exciting digital journey and provide data and digital expertise and technologies that enable R&D functions to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and innovation which ultimately leads to sustainable food production for the planet. We do this through agile partnering with IT, R&D functions and external collaborators to shape, coordinate and relentlessly execute on our data and digital agenda.

Our digital challenges are vast and unique: from generative AI in chemical synthesis to multi-omics, and from computer vision and sensors to predictive safety, and streamlined regulatory submissions; the underlying theme is data , as our competitive advantage .

Therefore, we are looking for a competent and experienced data and informatics specialist to help us transform our data into the foundation for digital science and innovation. Reporting into the Data Strategy and Data Assets group in TDI, you are the go-to person for all things data engineering . You partner closely with data generators, scientific experts , data scientists and IT to make sure our data is Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable , as well as timely, robust, trustworthy and compliant. You work along the end-to-end data flow s and lifecycle, from generation/acquisition to use and re-use , to e nable and promote effective access, preparation and exploitation of our data ; moreover, you capture usage requirements, profile data and assess data lineage, maturity , risks and complexity . Finally you c reate , document and share prototype and production-grade data ETL/ELT pipelines leading to holistic , integrated data assets and data products for further exploration and exploitation.

You should have up-to-date expertise in data and information management with a strong focus on informatics, data wrangling and engineering , and related data management concepts . You are a doer with extensive experience applying data wrangling and engineering principles to deliver impact ful, analytics-ready data assets . You enjoy working in complex, matrix environments doing hands-on work as the situation requires . You are proficient in the use of diverse data base and compute technologies and platforms (cloud and on-prem), as well as handling structured and unstructured data. I deally , you have a good understanding of scientific R&D processes and the associated data and informatics landscape , such as chemo - and bioinformatics .

You are likely to have a M asters’ degree or equivalent in STEM or data/informatics-related field, in combination with relevant practical experience in data wrangling, data engineering, analytics or research preferably in multinational science-based organisations .

Superb communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team are essential.

In return for your skills and knowledge Syngenta will offer:

  • Flexible working location in office base and or home working

  • Competitive benefits package

  • The opportunity to work with and learn from highly qu alified and experienced employee s

We embrace and encourage diversity, and this is what drives our innovation and lets us outperform the market. ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 54140.

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