Senior Data Scientist Amsterdam

Helping to accelerate the use and impact of machine learning across an international group of tech organizations

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Job description

This team works closely with data science teams of the groups' businesses located across 40 different countries, serving hundreds of millions of customers. Across the team they work on a broad range of machine learning initiatives, all the way from testing the latest models in NLP, to training large computer vision models, to advising the management teams across our businesses and looking for interesting AI companies to invest in. You would join an international group of experienced machine learning professionals with diverse backgrounds and skill sets.



  • Lead and collaborate with teams to build high-quality and effective ML solutions that can be integrated and scaled into product
  • Define and meet ambitious impact goals

  • Present, explain and provide advice on machine learning applications to a diverse set of stakeholders (thought leadership)

  • Collaborate with a global community of 250+ data scientists on end-to-end ML projects

  • Shape the use of next-generation ML technologies in the products being built for hundreds of millions of customers


Minimum qualifications

  • Relevant experience to the position such as data scientist, and a proven track record putting machine learning systems into production
  • Expertise in a specific machine learning area such as computer vision OR natural language processing OR explainable AI

  • Excellent communicator: ability to read, understand, and explain to others, scientific papers on state-of-the-art machine learning and computer science, as well as the ability to prototype, evaluate and improve the ideas described

  • A real passion for AI


Preferred qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in machine learning (or related technical field) or equivalent practical experience.
  • Several years of working experience


Who you are, and what we believe you need, to be successful in this role

  • You like exploring, prototyping in uncharted territory for machine learning applications
  • You are an independent thinker with entrepreneurial mindset: curious and continuously searching for new knowledge and opportunities, able to make the most of an unconstrained work environment

  • You are results oriented, self-motivated, organized, disciplined

  • You enjoy developing thought leadership in machine learning, and finding ways to improve your overall skill set.

  • You are eager to learn new tools.

  • You take ownership of your work, and are proactive in getting things done with a team

Company Profile

Our client is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, they build leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities. The group is focused on creating meaningful businesses in the online classifieds, payments and fintech, B2C and food delivery sectors in markets across the world.

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