Dow Chemical 2017/2018 Campus Graduate - Information Research (R&D) - Computational Data Scientist in United States
The Dow Chemical Company’s R&D Information Research organization is seeking a full-time Computational Data Scientist. The Information Research organization powers R&D innovations through information management and analysis capabilities that include research specific software development, lab data management, robotics and data analysis capabilities. The organizational hubs are in Midland, MI, Lake Jackson, TX and Collegeville, PA. This position is located in Midland.
Job Description: We are seeking a computer scientist with a background in machine learning, pattern recognition and deep learning domains. A background in computational chemistry or computational biology is a plus. The ideal candidate will be able to work closely with R&D scientists, learn new domains and be able to define and develop learning algorithms and software to enable product design and discovery. We are looking for a candidate who is able to effectively communicate technical concepts and influence diverse stakeholders across the organization. Details regarding specific computational and software skills are listed below.
Candidates who have been interviewed by a Dow recruiter on campus should apply to this job posting. If you have spoken with a Dow recruiter at your school, you will be contacted to arrange onsite interviews if specific positions are identified that fit your qualifications. Please keep in contact with your campus recruiter for status updates in the meantime .
Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Computational Chemistry, Computational Biology, Statistics or Mathematics
Ability to work with R&D scientists with backgrounds in chemistry, chemical engineering and material science; ability to understand needs across multiple domains and businesses and be able to define and build relevant solutions
Proven ability to develop predictive, learning algorithms for scientific applications
Ability to understand database structures, data quality and validation techniques and proven ability to query data from multiple systems
Ability to independently or collaboratively develop custom software solutions/processes that contribute to and help foster the Dow’s growing data integration environment
Strong computational and data visualization skills to bring together disparate data types in compelling visualization packages that provide end users with the ability to make data-based decisions
Programming experience in C , C# or Java, and scripting languages like Python, Bash, and R, and ability to learn new languages and interface with existing programs and API’s
Additional Desired Skills
Experience with working with large, diverse data sets
Strong expertise in Bayesian methods, matrix analysis and advanced statistical analysis
A minimum of a 2.700 cumulative GPA is required.
A minimum requirement for a US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis
Reliable attendance is an expectation of every Dow employee, therefore reliable transportation is required.
DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at www.dow-dupont.com .
The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.
Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits
An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company
Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others
Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us , you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.
2017/2018 Campus Graduate - Information Research (R&D) - Computational Data Scientist