Are you passionate about working daily with big data sets? Do you live in the Amsterdam region or in the vicinity and do you have at least 3 years’ experience in the field of Data Science? If that is the case, you could be looking at your next career move.

Our client, one of the leading Retail companies in the Amsterdam region, is looking for an enthusiastic Lead Data engineer to join their Data Analytics team. Your main function will be to store and analyze market data with a view to gaining a competitive advantage over competitors by helping the business make critical decisions.


  • Graduated with a master’s degree in the following background (such as mathematics, computer science, computer science or technical business administration);
  • You have 3+ years of work experience in software development, data engineering industry;
  • Proven experience with working with one or more of the following programming languages (SQL, Python, R);
  • Proven experience using one or more of the following Big Data tools and platforms (Hadoop, Hive, Spark);
  • Has a strong analytical and problem-solving experience, with which complex problems can be broken down.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and improve existing business data infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and Cloud Technologies;
  • Construction of relevant scalable data pipelines to generate the necessary datasets for machine learning processes;
  • Process and clean inaccurate data sets in a timely manner;
  • Collect and store raw data in large parts;
  • Design quality controls to ensure the highest level of data quality.

What is offered:

  • Gross annual salary of € 50,000 – € 55,000;
  • 24 holiday days and holiday pay;
  • Travel allowance.

Are you interested?

If so, we would like to receive your application by 30 October 2018 at the latest. For more information, please contact Sharn Gomes on +31 (0) 631762571 or

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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Holiday pay, Travel Allowance
Consultant: Sharn Gomes
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