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Data Scientist, Applications Engineer


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.   

Your Role:

MilliporeSigma has an exciting opportunity to join our Applications team in BioProcessing’s Single-Use & Integrated Systems R&D organization! Our team drives successful industry innovation and product development through focused customer interactions, hands on lab experimentation, and curating thought leadership in our field. We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our team of bioprocessing scientists and engineers to help advance our process modeling and analytics capabilities through direct data assessment activities.  

In this role, you will work on cross functional teams to support data collection, interpretation, and modeling within the bioprocess.  A primary activity will be to support the data pre-processing and subsequent modeling for Raman Spectroscopy implementation using multivariate mathematic and statistic (chemometric) techniques. 


This position will be based at our Bedford, MA campus, though will maintain close collaboration with colleagues in our Meylan, France site. International travel (1-3 trips per year) may be expected.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Liaise with a global team of data scientists supporting innovative activities in the digital solutions space, including delivery of Raman Spectroscopy chemometrics for bioprocessing applications 
  • Work closely with the bioprocessing scientist and engineers in the lab setting to plan, execute, and draw meaning from experimental studies in the process development and data analytics space 
  • Generate data that helps answer key questions, drives design decisions, and establishes best practices by exploring various pre-processing and modeling techniques within bulk data sets 


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Science, Applied Data Science, Statistics, or other data science field 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of chemometrics  
  • Good knowledge of pre-processing and modeling techniques (PCA, PLS, mechanistic, hybrid) 
  • Ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary team environment 
  • Self-motivated and excellent critical and problem-solving skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders of diverse levels 
  • Industrial experience with spectroscopy and chemometrics




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Job Requisition ID:  246030
Location:  Bedford
Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate(<1 year of experien
Working time model:  full-time

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