Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Senior Computational Scientist

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Computational Scientist, are to: 


  • Perform advanced interactive data analysis; define complex analysis algorithms as needed from the customer/stakeholder;
  • Lead programming activities to develop and validate exploratory and interactive data analysis packages needed for studies and projects in

    collaboration with responsible statistician(s);

  • Apply advanced statistical and predictive modelling techniques to facilitate exploratory and confirmatory analyses for decision making in

    Collaboration with responsible statistician(s);

  • Identify relevant data and sources of information needed for data analysis, leverage new (digital) data collection processes;
  • Drive solutions for analytical problems and document results and methodologies;
  • Provide expertise and educate the organization on new approaches for data analysis.  Assist organization to understand and adopt the

    principles of these approaches and how they provide value to decision making;

  • Troubleshoot and implement enhancements and corrections to data analysis tools, systems, and methods as needed;
  • Explore, evaluate, design and implement new and emerging analytical processes and tools to improve working processes and research.


Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • BS/MS/PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Bioinformatics or equivalent (of theoretical/technical depth) +  Six/Four/Two years of relevant data analysis experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnological, Academic, or Research Institutes or similar sector;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
  • Capability of working independently and collaboratively;
  • Previous experience generating interactive data displays using statistical and/or visualization software or tools (ie. SAS, R, Shiny, Spotfire) is required;
  • Knowledge of statistical methodology used to analyze and interpret aggregate data, i.e., the use of confidence intervals, hazard ratios, and p-values.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.


Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany