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Job: Data Scientist

Active since 16-05-2018 Job category Science, research & development
Location Delft Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Master / Post-Graduate / ... Employment type Fixed term contract with option...
Hours 36 - 40 Salary -
Are you a creative Data Scientist and are you ready for the next step in your career? Would you like to work where big data is used to make the world more sustainable and liveable? Read on! For our unit Deltares Software Centre (DSC) we are looking for a:

Data Scientist

Technological developments are fast and Deltares is researching the application possibilities for water and subsoil. Think of matters in the field of big data, advanced measuring and monitoring, computing, artificial intelligence and robotics. From Deltares, we constantly give impetus to the innovative strength of our organization, so that new technologies can be used to answer research questions faster and better. Some recent examples are Aqua Monitor, CIrcle, Delft3D Flexible Mesh.

What can you expect as a Data Scientist?
As a Data Scientist you will work with data from various sources. With new techniques you acquire more information from these sources than previously possible. Deltares has leading physical scale models and numerical simulation models that are used worldwide. As a Data Scientist you add the big data perspective to that. In this position, you apply your knowledge of data science to global issues and to projects that matter. You work closely with colleagues from different disciplines, in one team. You bridge the gap between the latest data science techniques and researchers from the physical domain (water and soil and infrastructure issues).

What do we expect from you as a Data Scientist?

  • You have an academic level of working and thinking and at least 5 years of experience with data science;
  • You have completed your M.Sc. education with a strong mathematical basis;
  • You are used to working on project basis;
  • You have demonstrable knowledge of modern programming languages and tools;
  • You are creative and curious and you enjoy going off the beaten track;
  • You are a good communicator and a bridge builder (you know how to connect people and knowledge with each other);
  • You are eager to develop yourself and reflect upon your performance;
  • You enjoy working with top scientists from our field.

Working at Deltares
Deltares is an independent knowledge institute in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. The organization has more than 800 employees and 36 nationalities. We have a campus in Delft and in Utrecht. Deltares delivers knowledge that makes a difference through high-quality, validated and user-friendly software that is continuously developed. Our software is a global leader and is applied by engineering firms, governments and knowledge institutions. The software is used to solve social issues such as the consequences of flooding, rising sea level and coastal development, but also in the design of flood defences, land reclamation, the reduction of water and energy consumption etc. We are committed to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

At our campus in Delft, we offer an informal, dynamic and challenging work environment. You have a lot of freedom in organizing your work. Your personal development is important to us. That is why we offer good training opportunities and excellent future prospects.

We have special facilities, such as a multitude of numerical models, the Delta Flume and our iD-Lab, an interactive data research laboratory. Our terms and conditions of employment are in line with the market, with a good pension scheme and 34 vacation days.

Has this vacancy aroused your interest and do your qualities match the job profile? Apply directly by uploading your CV and motivation letter. Only applications via our website will be considered.
For more information, please contact Melissa Ruts (HR Recruitment Officer;; +31883358330) and Hans van Putten (Head of Department, Software Product Development;; +31883357948).

Perhaps this job description does not suit you, but you know someone who fits perfectly in the outlined profile? Then please forward this vacancy to them.

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.

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Job category Science, research & development
Industry / Industries Engineering
Region Netherlands

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Name Sollicitatie Deltares