Senior Data Scientist Amsterdam

Are you ready for the next step in effective data science where you get the change to develop business and impact driven data science services together with first tier consultants in digital strategy? Do you want to learn how to make data part of the strategy, and how to encourage innovation at leading players across industries? Do you want to create ultimate impact by shaping the industry landscape of the future? If the answer is yes, this job might be perfect for you.

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Job description

As a tech lead in data science, you will be the technological expert on data innovation projects, using your skills to design, implement and operationalize machine learning solutions and directly impact their clients’ strategies. Furthermore, you will get to opportunity to manage teams, coach junior colleagues, and take responsibility for initiatives enabling the growth of SparkOptimus. While working on various projects simultaneously, you will help build a data driven organization along with their clients.
They are a young and enthusiastic team of highly professional consultants and specialists. They are passionate, inquisitive, analytical, and continuously strive to stay ahead in the field of digital strategy. This all takes place in an informal and collegial environment in their very characteristic office in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid.


They seek people with a solid working background in data science and data engineering. Preferably experience as a consultant or team lead for development of data science services. Suitable candidates are entrepreneurial, hold a relevant academic degree, have outstanding technical, analytical and social skills and can apply their expertise to create and drive lasting business results. 

Relevant hard skills:

  • Probabilistic modelling (machine learning)
  • Software development (prototyping)
  • Statistics and mathematics
  • Cloud architecture
  • Database interfacing

Relevant soft skills:

  • Team Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Personal coaching
  • Project Management
  • Teaching, Presenting, Persuasion

Company Profile

You will help realize data driven solutions that directly impact the business of their customers. You will work directly with first tier strategy consultants and digital outperformers to create real impact. They offer you a clear growth path from Associate to Partner, and a competitive reward in an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Larissa Hodnik

Junior Consultant

What is your life quote / life motto?
Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show 🙂

What is your tip in recruitment/consulting?
To help people; keep listening, show understanding and put yourself in the other person’s shoes.

What is your goal for 2022
My goal in 2022 is to further develop myself professionally after graduating, to make memories, and to keep enjoying the little things.