As the data revolution continues in full force, companies across different industries are focusing on leveraging the value of their data. At dataSHIFT we are looking for a senior data scientist to help these companies achieve impactful results.

You will be part of a multidiscliplinary team with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. In your role as data scientist you will be responsible for translating various business needs into scalable analytical solutions. You like to learn and can easily adapt to a fast-changing environment. You enjoy using your creativity when facing complex problems.


You have the opportunity to join dataSHIFT. dataSHIFT specializes in business analytics, data engineering and data governance. It helps companies across industries to find and unlock the power of their data and to transform it into insights for action. It enables a shift from intuition to understanding. From understanding to action. From action to impact.

You will be part of an entrepreneurial team that focusses on providing high quality skills, technologies and advisory services to our clients. We deliver solid advice as well as tangible solutions. By delivering analytics enabled projects, you will help clients to turn data into meaningful insights.


  • You crunch large datasets and look for tangible business outcomes;
  • You develop advanced machine learning models;
  • You coach junior colleagues;
  • You advise our clients in embedding analytical applications in their daily operations;
  • You spread the story behind the data to stakeholders on every level in the organization;
  • You are actively involved in strengthening our delivery methods.

Functie eisen

Master’s degree in Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics or comparable field.

You have a minimum of 5 years experience in building data science applications.

Need to have:

  • You are advanced in Python and the associated data science stack.
  • You are experienced in R.
  • You have a thorough understanding of various statistical and machine learning methods.
  • You are able to do an extensive and rigorous exploratory analysis of large data sets.
  • You have experience with HTML/CSS/JS and visualization packages to communicate results.
  • You have experience working on the hadoop stack and cloud big data platforms.
  • You have experience with versioning tools like Git or SVN.

Nice to have:

  • You have experience with deployment tools like Jenkins.
  • You have experience building data pipelines on big data platforms.
  • You have experience in pre-sales.


  • A highly entrepreneurial team;
  • A no-nonsense working environment with a focus on high quality;
  • Excellent terms of employment;
  • Fringe benefits including continuous training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas;
  • The opportunity to grow together with dataSHIFT in terms of capabilities as well as financial benefits.


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