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Senior / Lead Data Specialist

  • Location

    Amsterdam, North Holland

  • Sector:

    Python, Java, Data Analytics, Data Engineering, Data Science, Other Data Jobs

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €75000.00 - €90000.00 per annum + Additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Genevieve Barnard

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -022020-85689_1587133369

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


For one of our elite clients in the Amsterdam area we are looking for a Senior or Lead Data Specialist to join their team.


In an operation dedicated to customers and development with full mandate to make all necessary decisions for yourself and projects! Giving you the freedom and responsibility to take yourself wherever you may want to go within the company! Is that an architect or an entire IT- ecosystem? Or developing cutting edge code? But need training for that? Go for it! There is no theory-based budget or PDP. if you need it go organize it. Development and improvement amongst the team is always encouraged!

  • Design and develop machine learning based features
  • Recognize patterns to develop a self -learning algorithm
    • Using predictive algorithms for decision making.
  • Review code and ideas of colleagues and brainstorm on solutions for data challenges.
  • Analysing and resolving data quality issues
  • Structurally setting up and improving data governance.
  • Reporting and presenting generated insights and knowledge with Stakeholders. (Supporting BI)


We are looking for someone whose experience/ profile embodies:

  • Curious personality
  • Self-disciplinary and organised
  • 5+ Years in a Data field or As a lead
  • Fluent Dutch is a nice to have (Speaking and writing)
  • Master degree or PHD or equivalent experience.

  • Practical experience as a Software Engineer or Data Engineer
  • Experience with Cloud or Data Storage. (Azure, AWS, Hadoop)
  • Technique stack including 'Nice to have', but not limited to:
    • Python, R, Matlab
    • AWS, Azure
    • SQL
    • Machine Learning
    • Tableau, PowerBi
    • Kafka, Spark, Redshift
    • Gitlab (CI/CD)


  • Excellent bonus structure
  • 25+ Holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Lots of room to grow
  • Indefinite Contract
  • In-house Chef
  • Great pension plan

Are you looking for a new challenge as a Data Scientist or do you know someone who fits the profile?

Still have questions?

Then please contact Genevieve Barnard via Genevieve.barnard@darwinrecruitment.com or call: +31(0)20 305 8558.