Rijk Zwaan

Researcher Machine Learning - Fijnaart

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Plaatsingsdatum 03-07-2018 Functiecategorie ICT - Services & Support
Standplaats Fijnaart Niveau Entry level/Graduate
Opleidingsniveau WO / PhD Dienstverband Vast contract - Bepaalde tijd m...
Uren 38 Salaris competitive
Are you a communicative researcher with experience in machine learning and deep learning and are you looking for an innovative environment where you can put your knowledge to practice? Then apply for the job of Researcher Machine Learning in Fijnaart.

What is a typical day like for a Researcher Machine Learning at Rijk Zwaan?
Within this role you are responsible for investigating the usability and applicability of (mainly) machine learning and deep learning methodologies on data originating from the entire organization. Together with colleagues from different departments you initiate research projects, after which you and colleagues from the IT-department take care of collecting the proper datasets. Your job is to analyze the data (text, images, sequence data) using different methodologies and architectures, with a focus on the more complex analyses. You know how to report and present the insights gained from your studies. Together with software engineers and colleagues from the business you take care of the implementation of your models in everyday practice.

Your contribution as a Researcher Machine Learning
You are a researcher who likes to take the initiative and who asks the right questions. You have an eye for detail, you are able to recognize patterns quickly, and you are good in working out details. You have good communication skills that contributes to integrating your knowledge throughout the organization. 
In addition we can find the following on your CV:
  • An MSc or PhD in computer science, computer vision, data science, artificial intelligence, (bio)informatics, (applied) mathematics or applied physics
  • A specialization in machine learning and deep learning, with proven experience in developing self-learning algorithms in a present-day framework such as TensorFlow, PyTorch or MXNet
  • Programming skills in Python and R, combined with version control in GIT, are a prerequisite
  • Programming experience with C++ and/or OpenCV is a bonus
  • Affinity with biological research, automation and/or logistics is a bonus

What can you expect from us?
This vacancy is for a position within the department of Quantitative Genetics, a team of people being enthusiastic about statistics, genetics and data analysis in general. Every day we are putting our statistical knowledge into practice for breeding by analysing data and by close collaboration with software-developers and image analysis experts.

In addition, we’re happy to offer you:
  • A permanent contract from the start (32-38 hours/week)
  • The possibility to travel abroad for conferences and relevant trainings
  • The freedom to take the initiative and to develop yourself further within an organization where 30% of the turnover is invested in R&D
  • The possibility to contribute to a healthy future for everybody

You can address your application to Jeanet van Someren (Advisor Human Resources). Click on the 'Apply' button to apply directly. 
We will consider your application carefully, which may take some time. You will hear from us as soon as possible.

Rijk Zwaan: your new employer?
Rijk Zwaan is an international family business with a people-oriented culture. De Lier, in the Westland region of The Netherlands, is home to the headquarters of Rijk Zwaan, with a second R&D office located in Fijnaart, in the Moerdijk region of The Netherlands. Rijk Zwaan is right at the start of the food chain. We develop vegetable varieties and sell the seeds produced from them globally. We have a long-term focus, which is why we offer our employees a permanent position as soon as they join us.
From our strategic position we contribute to the health and well-being of people all over the world. Everything we do is about growth. The growth of natural products that we export around the world. The growth of our company, which currently employs over 2,800 people in over 30 countries. And above all the growth of our people: we give you every opportunity to use your own initiative and achieve your full potential. Working with colleagues to produce the best and tastiest vegetables. Reinforcing, helping and inspiring one another. That’s how we want to continuously work together towards a healthy future.

Agency calls not appreciated.
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Deze vacature betreft een fulltime functie.

Functiecategorie(ën) ICT - Services & Support
Branch(es) Landbouw / Bosbouw / Visserij
Provincie(s) Noord-Brabant
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Contactpersoon Jeanet van Someren
Telefoon 0174-532300