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Data Talent Programme - Data Scientist(e)

Traineeship Amsterdam, NL
Posted 25 May 2021

Degree level

Master

Job function

IT

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 3 years

Start date

1 August 2021

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Data Talent Programme - Data Scientist(e)

Amsterdam

Fulltime


At a glance

As data scientist trainee you will primarily learn how to translate business challenges into technical predictive models that support a better decision making. As data scientist you will be well-equipped to store and clean large amounts of data, explore data sets to identify valuable insights, build predictive models, and run data science projects from end to end. With this Talent Programme you will take the first step in your career as a data scientist to develop yourself personally and professionally!

Your job

  • Research and develop statistical models for analysis;
  • Understand company needs and devise possible solutions by collaborating with product management/owners and the DevOps team;
  • Communicate results and statistical concepts to key business stakeholders;
  • Use appropriate databases and project designs to optimize joint development efforts;
  • Develop custom data models and algorithms;
  • Build processes and tools to help monitor and analyse performance and data accuracy;
  • Use predictive modelling to enhance and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting, and more;
  • Develop company A/B testing framework and test model quality.

Your profile

As data scientist trainee you should have a Master’s or Ph.D. in computer science, engineering, mathematics, econometrics, physics or statistics. You have strong mathematical and analytical skills. Also, you have knowledge of advanced statistical methods and concepts.


Who are you?

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative mind-set and capable of assessing and evaluating risks;
  • Knowledge of or at least interested in technology and how this supports business improvements;
  • Thrives in an international context;
  • Thinks in terms of what’s possible, sees opportunities and takes a solutions-oriented approach;
  • Self-starter who readily assumes responsibility;
  • You have a valid EU work permit. 


What’s your experience? 

You must have

  • Experience working with R or Python;
  • Experience in statistical, data mining and machine learning techniques (like boosting, generalized linear models/regression, and social network analysis);
  • Experience visualizing and presenting data;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • A proactive approach, with an ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously;
  • No more than 3 years of work experience (internships do not count as work experience), this is a graduate programme. 

Nice to have:

  • Experience working with SQL or Java;
  • Experience with cloud services, preferably Azure Cloud Services;
  • Experience analyzing data from third-party providers like Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics etc.;
  • Experience working with distributed data and computing tools like Hadoop, Hive, Map/Reduce, MySQL, and Spark;
  • Familiarity with the Agile methodology.

We are offering

In our Data Talent Programme we train you to be the Data Expert who matters now, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow. In this programme you will receive training focused on professional and personal development. We will also continue to invest in you for the longer term and guide you on your journey within the bank. It will be a continuous "experience", in which you work together with the best people and best parties from the market, and you do your work with the latest technologies on the most modern cloud infrastructure.


What does the Data Talent Programme look like?

The ABN AMRO Data Talent Programme offers you a substantively challenging position in which you combine your work with education and training for 18 months. In the first six weeks you will start with a data bootcamp, where you will work on your hard and soft skills with your fellow trainees. Immediately afterwards, you will start at your department in a fixed position where you will work on your own activities and assignments, with the help of your manager and colleagues. Next to your work, you also participate in the personal development programme Boost Your Growth. 


Please note this is not a traineeship with different rotations throughout the organisation. 


Where will you start in the organisation?

For this role, you will start in one of the departments within our organization. You will do different assignments within your team and after the programme, start as a Data Scientist for your team. Wherever you end up: a lot has to be done. By joining our Data Talent Programme, you’ll be

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The financial world has never been as dynamic as it is today. The time for you to join forces with us to make banking faster, easier and smarter is now. Technology is evolving at lightning speed and drive of innovation has a major impact on the financial system. We need your talents to help make our bank future-proof! Whatever your...


The financial world has never been as dynamic as it is today. The time for you to join forces with us to make banking faster, easier and smarter is now. Technology is evolving at lightning speed and drive of innovation has a major impact on the financial system. We need your talents to help make our bank future-proof! Whatever your interests or background, we challenge you to use your creativity to innovate the future. We want you to feel responsible for your work, because you are!

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