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Data Engineer

Posted 30 Nov 2023
Work experience
3 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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We are Vandebron

Vandebron is the challenger within the Dutch energy market and is there to ensure radical transparency. At Vandebron you choose from whom you buy energy and where your money goes. We are pioneers, because at Vandebron we develop smart energy applications such as 100% green and smart charging. As an innovative Tech Scale-up, we strive to make the energy market even more sustainable. Our mission is crystal clear: 100% sustainable energy in the Netherlands as soon as possible.

This is where you’ll end up

You’ll become part of the Energy Services & Flex Analytics team within Data Analytics, which is at the core of Vandebron. We are a fast paced team of data scientists and data engineers that deliver ML-driven data products such as energy production and consumption forecasts. Our products are used for high-impact decisions such as daily energy trading, optimizing asset usage such as batteries and (near) real time grid balancing on flex markets. The team works with exciting new data engineering and machine learning techniques and tools within our modern data stack to create value in an exciting and always changing environment.

You will also collaborate with your colleagues within Data Analytics to contribute to making all of Vandebron more data-driven. We do this by ensuring data availability, providing deepdive analyses and delivering data-driven products for business domains such as digital, finance, marketing, electric mobility as well as customer facing teams. We also work closely with the leadership team to support business-wide projects and facilitate decision making on a company level.

What are you going to do?

  • Collaborate with our data scientists and data engineers to bring our data products to the next level by designing, implementing and optimizing data pipelines
  • Ingest and make available new data sources as well as adding or improving data quality checks and monitoring
  • Work on improving and operating our data stack more broadly, and keep current pipelines and products running smoothly
  • Manage our orchestration tooling and make sure our (critical) data products are always accessible to internal and external teams
  • Learn new tools and techniques that continuously improve our existing data infrastructure

Job requirements

This is how you make a difference

  • You have a strong background and solid working experience as a data engineer (3+ years)
  • You have extensive experience in using Python, SQL, API’s and orchestration to build, design and implement data pipelines
  • You are skilled in designing data models and optimizing their implementation for speed and scalability
  • You preferably have experience with ML-ops such as monitoring, continuous train-flows and building production ready ML-pipelines
  • You are a good communicator and are keen to work closely in a close knit team
  • You are engaged and committed to helping the Data Analytics mission of making Vandebron more data-driven and helping others derive value from their data; you’re interested beyond the mere technical details

What do we offer?

  • An office in the center of Amsterdam
  • A career within the pioneer of the Dutch energy market
  • An ambitious, innovative and dynamic work environment
  • You have the option to work remotely and for a good work-life balance we strive to work in a hybrid manner
  • We believe that you never stop learning, therefore you will receive a yearly development budget
  • A tasty and organic lunch every day
  • The chance to be your authentic self within the Vandebron culture
  • Our quarterly Hackathon, (team)events and monthly company update concerning our mission
  • Discount on your energy contract with Vandebron
  • Proper fun and laughter at our monthly office parties

Vandebron is de challenger op de energiemarkt en zorgt voor radicale transparantie. Als klant bij Vandebron kies je namelijk zelf van wie je energie koopt en waar je geld naartoe gaat. Wij pionieren graag, want bij Vandebron ontwikkelen we slimme energietoepassingen zoals 100% groen en slim laden. Als innovatieve Tech Scale-up maken wij de energiemarkt nóg duurzamer. Onze missie is kraakhelder: zo snel mogelijk naar 100% duurzame energie in Nederland.

Active in 1 country
300 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 30 years