BASF Internship Data Science Machine Learning in Langenfeld, Germany

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Langenfeld,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Farming GmbH

Job ID : EN57350234DIGI41

At BASF we create besides chemistry and seeds also digital products - xarvioTM SCOUTING and xarvioTM FIELD MANAGER - for a modern agriculture making farming smarter and easier. We help farmers to optimize their crop production by constantly analyzing their fields on a field-zone level, increasing the knowledge about crops and processing the information to up-to date independent field management recommendations. With our highly dynamic digital farming organization we are connected globally in multiple countries and markets improving our rule engine specifically to local needs and delivering our digital solutions farmer specific.

What you can expect

During your internship with a duration of 6 months, you become acquainted with several tasks within our Crop Protection unit, giving you the chance to apply your theoretical knowledge in the daily business. BASF xarvio Digital Farming is one of the world's leading groups in delivering digital agricultural solutions.

  • You will support our Data Scientists with the creation and evaluation of imagery-based Machine Learning models.

  • Furthermore, you will assist in data preparation and processing manipulate multiple imagery sources (drone, satellite imagery).

  • You will be Implementing and evaluating state-of-the-art algorithms grounded in current research literature.

  • Moreover, you will collaborate closely with internal agronomists, product managers and other data scientists.

What we expect

  • You are currently studying Computer Science, Data Science or a similar technical field and have an outstanding academic performance record.

  • Through internships or university projects you were able to gain first experiences with Data Science / Machine Learning as well as geospatial data and tools.

  • You have solid programming skills in Python, R or similar as well as experiences with Computer Vision / Deep Learning.

  • You are fluent in both written and spoken English and have strong communicational skills.

We offer

  • Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

  • Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.