BASF Expert in Graph Embeddings / Network Relation Learning as R&D Knowledge Architect (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

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Job Field: Research & Development

Location: Ludwigshafen, DE

Company: BASF SE

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: EN57127810DIGI41

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and play.

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What you can expect

Being part of of the group Knowledge Architecture & Innovation you will drive innovation in R&D by exploring and developing new procedures based on the latest technologies and algorithms.

  • You will help building an architecture for our knowledge solutions in R&D, addressing the representation, enrichment and utilization of scientific knowledge.

  • You will work on the representation of scientific knowledge to integrate heterogeneous sources of R&D data and information in a knowledge graph.

  • You will evaluate and develop methods and tools for further enrichment of these graph models via predictions using graph embeddings, network relation learning, graph neural networks and similar algorithms.

  • You will apply the new methods and tools in innovative projects to find solutions for challenging problems in R&D.

  • You will be part of a highly motivated, interdisciplinary team of experts and work in close collaboration with the R&D community.

What we expect

  • You have earned a degree in computer science oder mathematics.

  • You possess expert knowledge in graph algorithms and graph theory in general.

  • You also have sound experience in vectorization and embedding methods as well as probabilistic graphical models.

  • Ideally, you have gained experience in information retrievel and construction of scientific knowledge partners and are well acquainted with the design of complex solution architectures.

  • Furthermore, you have sound programming skills in Python and/or Java to use PyTorch, TensorFlow, Spacy, Neo4J, MongoDB and others to create prototypes.

  • You have excellent organizational and analytical skills and gained experience in agile projects.

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.

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