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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2020, the Company employed over 15,800 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.3 billion and a free cash flow of 12.8% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Internship IT and Research Systems

Within 6 or 12 months of your internship in the Information Management and Technology team you will have a unique opportunity to work with our Science and Technology organizations (R&D) and our IT expert to design and develop our new internal data platform, where an ecosystem of application and data will converge to enable new analytics capabilities based on internal and external knowledge.


You will collaborate with our IM&T and S&T team based in Kemptthal (Zurich) and work closely with other IM&T functions situated globally in other Givaudan sites. 
You will report directly to the S&T Platform Manager and work closely with our Solution Architect. 



You will:

  • Learn our IT landscape and related business processes and needs in the Science and Research department (S&T)
  • Support our Architects & Database Experts in the design and build of our new robust and scalable data platform for our S&T applications
  • Work closely with our S&T technical experts and our internal / external IM&T experts to design databases & optimized schemas to ensure data consistency and reliability of our new platform
  • Research, analyze and optimize data models & author and maintain database and process documentation. 
  • Participate in technical workshop with internal and external experts and consultants 



You Have:

  • An ongoing master or completed bachelor certification in the area of engineering science and information technology (Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science or similar)
  • An interest to work in a scientific research environment where IT is an enabler
  • Database experience with Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL,PostGreSQL, MangoDB or equivalent
  • Knowledge of middleware technology and API technology
  • Knowledge in custom ETL design and implementation
  • Software development skills in Java, Python, R and others
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to think quickly and offer alternative solutions
  • An organized, goal-oriented, motivated self-starter attitude who can work well in a creative and enthusiastic business and IT team environment
  • Software cartridges knowledge to enable digital chemical structure capabilities in applications
  • Business fluent English is mandatory; German, French or Italian nice to have

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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