Senior Manager Model & Data Automation (m/w/d)

Our customer is one of world's largest chemical group with over 100,000 employees worldwide. Here we are currently looking for a permanent position in Cologne as

Senior Manager Model & Data Automation (m/w/d)


As Senior Manager Model & Data Automation, you are responsible for the development and operation of digital solutions in the field of data acquisition and processing of drones and agricultural machinery as well as for the implementation and testing of agronomic models.
  • In your new position, you and your team of experts translate the business requirements of digital farming into IT requirements and concrete technical implementations with a focus on model development and content testing as well as data pipelines across the entire software development cycle.
  • You are globally responsible for the conception, design, development, testing, operation and refinement of the Digital Farming-IT solution architecture in model and data automation, the required components and their interfaces and relationships.
  • In addition, you drive the development of AI and GenAI in our area with use cases in Ag including Computer Vision.
  • Furthermore, you support the global Digital Farming- strategy regarding the technical exchange infrastructure with external partners (APIs/contracts).
  • You are the administrative leader of a team of around 15 internal IT and engineering experts.
  • Last but not least, you support the overall digital farming and business development strategy as well as the digital architecture and development within the company.

  • university degree in computer science, data science, artificial intelligence, natural sciences, engineering or related fields
  • several years of professional experience, ideally already experience as a team leader of a cross-functional team
  • expert knowledge in the implementation of business requirements for data-driven, customer-oriented IT solutions at a global company level, ideally in the field of agriculture and digital farming
  • expertise in scalable microservices-based, web and mobile IT architectures as well as in data pipelines and modern AI frameworks
  • initial work experience and insights into concepts of generative AI would be an advantage
  • very good communication skills in English, knowledge of German is an advantage

50667 Köln

Chemie & Pharma


actcon GmbH
Herr Ulf Lindner
Im Zollhafen 18
50678 Köln
+49 221 9758 3052