(Associate) Data Scientist (m/f/d)

QIAGEN is one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. With our sample to insight solutions that unlock valuable molecular information from biological samples, QIAGEN helps to improve healthcare and safeguard our societies, enables the development of new medicines and paves the way for scientific breakthroughs.

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(Associate) Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Job ID #: 10354
Location: Hilden (near Duesseldorf), Germany
Functional Area: eCommerce/ Digital Accelerator
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Duration: unlimited

Position Description

QIAGEN is one of the most successful biotech companies. As the leading provider of innovative purification technologies, molecular testing solutions, and smart bioinformatics we empower our customers to be at the forefront of the molecular biology revolution and advancing patient health.
The Digital Accelerator of QIAGEN was founded to lead QIAGEN’s digital transformation along the value chain, ensuring better connection with customers, investing in new businesses & technologies and building digital capabilities. The Data Science team is the cornerstone of this transformation and is looking for a smart mind to tackle the following challenges:
  • Team up with Digital Experience, Marketing and Sales teams as a sparring partner to identify high-impact opportunities by leveraging our extensive data assets. Challenge current assumptions by asking the right questions and leading the way by providing the best answers through brilliant analysis.
  • Take ownership of projects that are focused on customer insights with significant business impact. Together with a strong team you bring QIAGEN to the next level of data-driven, AI/ML-assisted processes and tools. Help us to digitally transform Marketing and Sales business units.
  • Conceive, design and implement algorithms, scalable frameworks and new methods to accelerate QIAGEN’s digital transformation. Continuously develop and maintain our solutions.
  • Use data-driven insights to create your own ideas regarding how we can advance our business. Think like an entrepreneur and translate your ideas into a convincing story to gather business support and ensuring successful execution of it.
  • Understand key drivers of business performance and provide support with your expertise in terms of performance measurement.
  • Function as an in-house consultant by providing expertise in data science, advanced analytics and quantitative research.
  • Use visualization tools and dashboards to support other teams in their daily activities.

Position Requirements

  • Master degree in an analytical field (e.g. bioinformatics, physics, mathematics, computer science); PhD is a plus.
  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience in a data science or advanced analytics environment.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in data processing languages (e.g. SQL, Python, Spark, Map Reduce) and their application to solve challenging problems. High confidence in handling structured and unstructured data sources in big data ecosystems (e.g. Azure tool stack) is a plus.
  • Expertise in machine learning and/or bioinformatics is a plus.
  • Drive for insights and results - a hunger to constantly ask "why?" and to understand the driving forces behind observations and assumptions.
  • Strong business acumen and able to collaborate closely with business teams. Experience in data visualization tools (e.g. Qlik).

Personal Requirements

  • Outstanding analytical, quantitative and problem-solving capabilities
  • Capacity to develop a clear understanding of the business needs and translate them into relevant data queries to inform strategy and decision making.
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set, good sense of humor and strong personality
  • Fluent in English; German language skill is a plus.


If this interdisciplinary challenge appeals to you, you can expect a highly motivated team that is looking forward to your support! Please apply online, quoting the reference number, with your complete application documents as well as your earliest starting date and salary expectations.

We look forward to hearing from you!

QIAGEN GmbH | Human Resources | QIAGEN Strasse 1 | 40724 Hilden | Germany

While applying for the job please refer to jobvector and use the following reference number: 10354


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