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Data Scientist
  • Job Ref: 31227
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Salary: €50,000 - €80,000 pa

My client is a University company based in Maastricht and they are currently seeking a Data Scientist.

Some key facts/interesting points about this company are the following:

  • The company is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system
  • It is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach
  • Has around 16,500 students and 4,000 employees

Some key facts/interesting points about this position are the following:

  • Implement lightweight ETL processes to wrangle data into more useful forms
  • Develop effective solutions for data mining, machine learning and visualization
  • Have the capacity to thrive in their fast-paced environment and take ownership of your work
  • Challenge ideas and methods while working together with talented, highly skilled team members
  • Advise researchers in the preparation and execution of their data analysis plans
  • Collaborate with colleagues from the University and the University Medical Center

The ideal candidate will have experience working with the following;

Essential Skills:

  • A degree in science, engineering, mathematics or fields with a solid foundation in statistics or analytics.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Expertise in using Python and/or R for data analysis
  • Experience with machine learning and data mining algorithms
  • Have developed creative approaches to analysis and data exploration.
  • Understanding of Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark)
  • Broad interest in scientific research and in the research process
  • Willing to acquire new skills and come up with new approaches

Desirable Skills:

  • Proven experience in collaborative multidisciplinary teams.
  • Have used tools to process large-scale, sparse datasets is a plus (e.g. Spark, Hadoop).
  • Contributed to open source projects
  • Experience with other languages (e.g. Java, Scala, Angular2)

For further information please contact us on (0)1702 46 00 10, alternatively, please send a copy of your CV to

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