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Data Engineer

Posted 22 Jan 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Purpose of the job

Integrated Business Planning

The Data Science team is positioned within the CoE IBP (Center of Excellence for Integrated Business Planning). IBP is the management process through which we run the company. It is a process of structured collaboration which aligns all layers and functions around one set of data, one plan, and joint decisions. In the CoE IBP, we standardize and optimize the planning cycle and E2E supply chain, as an end goal to optimize service level, cost, and inventory. This enables the company to achieve the best possible performance for our customers, employees, and shareholders.

The Data Science team serves as the brain of the CoE IBP where insights are generated, processes are automated, and solutions are built. We are looking for (senior) data engineers to join our high performing team. We aim to attract and further develop the best Data Science & Supply Chain talent.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collect business requirements from the various stakeholders (Data Scientists, Data Visualizers, Product Managers, IM)
  • Translate business requirements into technical requirements, systems, and solutions
  • Design, develop and document the technical solution: creation of data pipelines for data transfer between different storage services
  • Maintenance of the solution: Actively monitor and manage the system/ solutions performance in close contact with the solution architect
  • DevOps/ Agile WoW

What do you bring?

Basic Qualifications

  • BSc in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, or any quantitative field
  • Experience in designing and building advanced ETL pipelines in a big data environment
  • Big data frameworks: Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark, RapidMiner, Cloudera
  • Programming languages: Scala, Python, PySpark, SQL
  • Sound communication skills
  • Team player
  • Curious mind

Preferred Qualifications

  • MSc in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, or any quantitative field
  • Platform: Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Alteryx
  • Experience in supply chain
  • Familiar with Agile

Become part of an outstanding company

AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:

  • a competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays;
  • participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan;
  • travel expenses to and from work;
  • opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role;
  • Fixed Bonus.
  • Part-time: 32-40 hours workweek
  • Training: APICS, Microsoft Certification, Language Courses, Agile Courses

AkzoNobel is the world's largest coatings and specialty chemicals company, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world.

Active in 150 countries
3,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 44 years