Data Scientist (m/f/d)

 QIAGEN GmbH  Hilden bei Düsseldorf
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.

Join the revolution – and see how you can make a difference

Data Scientist (m/f/d)

Job ID #: 11107
Location: Hilden (near Duesseldorf), Germany
Functional Area: Software Development
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Duration: unlimited

Position Description

QIAGEN serves more than 500,000 customers around the globe, all seeking insights from the building blocks of life – DNA, RNA and proteins. We deliver Sample to Insight solutions for molecular testing, propelling QIAGEN customers from start to finish to unlock new insights.

This is how we make improvements in life possible.

Our development team in Hilden (near Düsseldorf) creates the software that makes it happen. We combine data from medical IoT devices with our sophisticated algorithms, and process it through custom workflow management systems. We integrate results of distributed components and microservices with each other as well as our cloud based Big Data solutions and use Machine Learning for its analysis.

We are always looking for talented, motivated and likeable people who would like to join our international and truly cross-functional / interdisciplinary teams to create high-quality software that matters.

In this position you will:
  • Develop complex, automated data analytics solutions for life science and health care.
  • Analyze and interpret data from QIAGEN instruments and detection platforms.
  • Use predictive modelling and machine learning techniques to predict instrument and run performance.
  • Contribute to prototyping and optimization of algorithms.
  • Design and create applications to present analytical results to internal and external customers.
  • Support innovation, share ideas.
  • Work in an international and interdisciplinary team.

Position Requirements

  • University degree in computer science or natural sciences, ideally with a focus on data science.
  • Extensive experience with advanced data analytics and statistical methods.
  • Solid understanding of, and genuine interest in the inner workings of advanced algorithms.
  • Excellent programming skills in scripting languages (e.g. Python, R) and Java.
  • Experience in the field of Next-Generation-Sequencing of advantage.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of English (verbal and written).
  • Practical experience in agile software development is a plus.

Personal Requirements

  • Analytical mindset with an ability to grasp complex contexts and scenarios quickly.
  • Passion for high quality complex software.
  • Creativity & accuracy.
  • Good social & communication skills.
  • Drive to learn and improve.
  • Pursuit of honest feedback.

What QIAGEN does for you:

  • Home office, flex time, part time - what matters is the outcome of your work.
  • Culture of open & honest feedback.
  • Active support for your career, e.g. by trainings & certifications.
  • Canteen, gym, kindergarten.
  • Communities of Practice.
  • Hackathons.
  • Get funding for your ideas and turn them into new products.


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

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