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Data Engineer

Posted 14 Jul 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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About us

Do you want to contribute to Damen’s Digital solutions on board of our vessels for the short and long term and are you interested in the field of ship building and ship operation by means of remote monitoring? Please check out our vacancy and of course this link, Triton, for more information about the system this job is all about!

Damen Digital Solutions is indispensable in the realization of Damen’s ambition to become the most sustainable and digitally connected shipyard in the world. We are an independent startup company within the Damen Group, with a multidisciplinary team of 30 enthusiastic people, enjoying innovations.

Damen Digital Solutions is divided in three main activities: On board automation, remote monitoring and simulations. These technologies together enable a long-term vision toward autonomous functionalities.

By analyzing current operations and reporting performances we give insights in subjects as fuel consumption, emissions, utilization. This way we can support the ship owners making their fleet more sustainable and profitable.

The role

The digital revolution is reshaping industries, including shipping. In shipping, digitalization and the use of data has a huge impact. Rapidly developing disciplines like computer science, measurement technology and data science are essential for Damen to stay ahead of the competition and create more business value. Damen Digital Solutions, a Damen company with a focus on added value from data, is maturely expanding during the upcoming years to secure the connection with shipowners and support them by data driven solutions. Damen Digital Solutions makes data applicable to her stakeholders by making validated knowledge available and enabling ship efficiency, design improvements, operational improvements and much more by means of tools, data and data analytics. The company will take a leading role on three technical knowledge pillars; informatics and computer science, measurement technology and data analytics and -science, by developing and applying state-of-the-art know-how. As a Data Engineer you will focus on the support of Damen Digital Solutions, their clients and the Damen customers. You will participate in various projects with strong support from fellow dedicated team members.

Key accountabilities

  • Determining requirements for the application of data science methods to business questions;
  • Using advanced analytical and machine learning methods to extract value from business data;
  • Building data-driven models and reports to generate consumer insight and help Damen Digital Solutions address product development challenges;
  • Giving insights to product-teams through presentation of data-driven recommendations;
  • Contributing to the Damen analytical tools;
  • Identifying new business opportunities using data science methodologies.

Skills & experience

  • A Bachelor degree in data science, computer science, mathematics, statistics or econometrics;
  • 1-3 years of experience with a foundational understanding of the business context to tackle the core issues and satisfy customer needs;
  • Good understanding of data analytics processes, data science methodologies and machine learning applications to create value out of data;
  • Ability to distil actionable insights from analysis for a non-technical audience;
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL. Familiarity with analytics platforms and tools like DataBricks, Azure Synapse, and Power BI;
  • Excellent team collaboration capabilities. A curious and proactive attitude towards problem-solving and eager to take responsibility;
  • A growth mindset with a keen interest in continuous development and learning.

What we offer

We want to make sure you are a happy Data Engineer, so we will support you to develop yourself in this position. We are a growing organization where innovation is the driving force. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA, and that's why we continue to grow and innovate and offer plenty of opportunities. All you have to do is grab them. We offer you:

  • Personal guidance, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • A dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • An open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events and sports.

We’re a family company that has been building ships for almost 100 years. Our ambition is to become the most sustainable and connected maritime solutions provider there is. Working at Damen offers the best of several worlds. Active in more than 100 countries, with over 30 shipyards, we are internationally renowned for quality. We offer you an ocean of possibilities.

Marine & Offshore
Active in 101 countries
12,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years