VACATURE

Data scientist

Amsterdam

23-11-2022

Intro

Working with machine learning, good understanding of common methods and tools in this area and how to evaluate this methods? Take your ideas all the way from proof-of-concept to production. Display your developing skills within a fast-growing, fast-moving company where new ideas are embraced.

Does that sound like you?

Wat vragen wij

Uren per week
32-40
Opleidingsniveau
Masters

Wat doe je?

Software development - 50%
Machine Learning - 16%
Data analysis - 15%
Planning /meetings - 15%
Training /reading papers - 5%

Vacature

Functieomschrijving

About us

We help our customers to be more innovative and successful.

Company.info is part of FD Mediagroep and market leader in Dutch business information and insights. We provide our clients with qualitative, up-to-date and in-depth business insights. We do everything we can to bring together all relevant data about companies, structure it, and make it applicable for our customers.

We work with the latest technologies in a flat, relaxed organizational structure and we like to see our people take responsibility so that we can take on the world. It's fun, it's fast, and sometimes it's intense! So keep reading if this appeals to you.

The team

Together we make it happen. We are 90 datadriven professionals. We all agree: combining hard work and having fun is key. This helps us to continue to focus on further development and enables us to challenge each other to be innovative and to come up with new, business improving ideas. The only way is up and that’s where we are going.

Our Data team consists of 4 people (including the team lead and you). Following the Scrum methodology, we will work closely together with our product owner and other teams.

Your job will entail

As a Data Scientist at Company.Info you will work on building systems that add intelligence to our products and services. This enables our customers to gain advanced insights into their (potential) clients or relations. You will help retrieve valuable information from unstructured data (for instance text or websites), but also make it possible to link new data sources so we can enrich our data.

We’re looking for someone who can stand out within this environment and help us deliver the highest standards of service and innovation to demanding corporate customers.

An example of a project we have been working on is extracting sentiment from news articles and linking them to companies. This way our customers can quickly see if a certain company has recently had a lot of negative publicity. Another example is automatically adding more relevant labels to companies, this way we can predict that a financial holding is actually a supermarket chain.

Most of our solutions involve machine learning, so it’s crucial that you have a good understanding of common methods and tools in this area. It is also important to understand how to evaluate those methods.

You’ll also have the opportunity to take your ideas all the way from proof-of-concept to production. Especially in the later stages we get help from other teams, but it’s important to have a solid background in software development.

Your goals and objectives: new technologies, new ideas

  • Building and evaluating machine learning models;
  • Translate business ideas into practical data science solutions (and vice versa), by balancing business requirements, development time and model performance;
  • Be creative in using already available data or think of a smart way of collecting new data;
  • Write software to serve the model predictions to other teams (or end users);
  • Create useful APIs or data pipelines to integrate our products with the rest of the company;
  • Write efficient code so we can bring our models to production quickly.

Our offer to you

Working together, on the latest technologies, in a passionate team that continues to strive for being the first/best in the market, modern management, no hierarchy and an informal atmosphere in a modern office in Amsterdam.
We are passionate about our products, technology and data. In terms of management style, the organization is flat, relaxed, and clear. The atmosphere is open, pleasant, social and fun. We work in a dynamic environment with innovative, challenging and diverse projects, directly benefitting our clients and our management. Our office is centrally located in Amsterdam.

Further:

  • We offer part-time and fulltime possibilities, flexible hours;
  • Based on either Medior or Senior experience a salary in between €3500 to €5500 gross per month;
  • Plenty of development opportunity’s: because we work with the latest technologies, we offer the opportunity to keep on developing yourself by taking courses, attending (and presenting at) conferences, etc.
  • We will make sure you have all the software and hardware required to perform at your highest level.
  • Very modern working environment, the office is new and specially furnished to the wishes of Company.info. With a sunny rooftop for Friday afternoon drinks;
  • The office is centrally located in Amsterdam and easily accessible by public transport.

Functie-eisen

Who you are

Curious and analytical. Those words describe you in fullest. An analytical mindset with a human touch and curiosity to understand your product and develop yourself and your knowledge. Your great communication skills, written and spoken, in English (and preferably Dutch) will also come in handy to be successful in this job.

  • Experience with software development
      • Hands on experience with Python
      • Preferably you have experience with some of the tools we use like AWS, Kubernetes, Elasticsearch and SQL
  • Hands on experience with machine learning
      • Preferably you have experience in any of the following fields: natural language processing, specifically: document classification, named entity recognition and entity linking, time series analysis/prediction, or information retrieval;
      • Preferably you have used some of the packages we use like Scikit-learn, Tensorflow, Numpy, Scipy, transformers, Pandas;
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Master’s degree in AI, Data science, Software engineering, Computer science or another relevant field

Interested?

Let us know by clicking the apply button on this page. We would like to receive your resume to have a first impression before we meet and greet.

Closing date of this vacancy will be Januari 16th 2023. However, when the right candidate responds, we will start the procedure immediately.

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