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At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.


Bioinformatics Data Analyst 



The primary responsibilities of this role, Bioinformatics Data Analyst, are to:

  • Maximize the use of large scaled genomics and metadata to support high throughput DNA genotyping and sequencing production and workflow development needs;
  • Independently perform bioinformatic analysis, computer programming, and experimental design;
  • Use and maintain advanced bioinformatic pipelines and databases for mining and visualizing large genomic data sets to deliver insight, recommendations, and solutions;
  • Provide technical contributions in a fast paced team environment to accelerate our efforts on building an analytics driven product pipeline;
  • Develop sustainable, consumable, accurate, and impactful reporting on analysis inputs, analysis outputs, biological interpretation, business impact, and key performance indicators;
  • Present compelling, validated stories to all levels of organization, including peers, senior management, and internal customers to drive both strategic and operational changes in business;
  • Demonstrate a moderate level of autonomy in developing relationships for effective cross functional collaboration throughout multiple organizations and partners on work stream initiatives for Data Science Community.



This individual inside the Precision Genomics group works collaboratively with interdisciplinary scientists, IT, and engineering professionals across the organization to optimize DNA sequencing workflows and answer important questions that drive key decisions for Precision Genomics and our partners including Breeding, Biotech and Product Supply. They will gain new insights and makes discoveries through the use of novel bioinformatic solutions and by leveraging biological and genomic domain expertise. They will work on a team as an individual contributor with Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Lab Research Scientists, and Senior Bioinformaticians.


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:

  • Bachelors degree or higher;
  • Educational preparation or applied experience in at least one of the following areas:
  • Statistical Genetics, Statistics, Biostatistics,Bioinformatics, Genomics, Computational Biology, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science or other related quantitative discipline;
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency in computational skills and level of experience building bioinformatic analyses and pipelines using shell scripting, R, Python or other statistical and/or mathematical programming packages;
  • Some familiarity with cloud deployment pipelines and/or high performance computing;
  • Experience with Next Gen sequencing analysis and sequencing lab processes;
  • Experience in successful delivery of valuable analysis through application of domain knowledge;
  • Evidence of ability to strong business acumen;
  • Strong communication competencies to include presentations and delivery of complex bioinformatic analyses in a clear, concise and actionable manner to extended team and small groups of key stakeholders.



  • Bachelors degree with 5 years of experience, Masters degree with 2 years of experience, or PhD.

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer. 
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. 

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer colleagues are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.
Location: United States : Missouri : Chesterfield     
Division: Crop Science    
Reference Code: 786194     
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