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Application 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

We are looking for a passionate Data Engineer to join our dynamic Data Science team. In this role, you will be an essential contributor to developing and maintaining our data science platform. You'll collaborate closely with team members and clients to support various projects, driving innovation and creating tangible business value.

Why Damen Digital Solutions?

  • Innovative Environment: Work at the forefront of the digital revolution in shipping;
  • Collaborative Culture: Be part of a dedicated and supportive team;
  • Growth Opportunities: Continuously develop your skills and advance your career;
  • Impactful Work: Contribute to meaningful projects that drive real business value.

Key accountabilities

  • Define requirements for applying data science methods to solve business challenges;
  • Utilize advanced analytical and machine learning techniques to extract value from business data;
  • Develop data-driven models and reports to generate insights and address product development challenges;
  • Present data-driven recommendations to product teams;
  • Work on automating and standardizing the process of report generation towards 450+ customers;
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of Damen's analytical tools;
  • Identify new business opportunities through data science methodologies.

Skills & experience

  • Bachelor's degree in data science, computer science, mathematics, statistics, or econometrics;
  • 1 to 3 years of experience with a solid understanding of business contexts and customer needs;
  • Knowledge of data analytics processes, data science methodologies, and machine learning applications;
  • Knowledge of data engineering principles and experience with setting-up and maintaining infrastructure for Machine Learning and analytics for large volumes of data;
  • Ability to distill actionable insights from analysis for non-technical audiences;
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Powershell, and SQL. Familiarity with analytics platforms and tools like DataBricks, Azure Synapse, Azure ML and Power BI;
  • Excellent team collaboration skills, with a proactive and curious approach to problem-solving;
  • A growth mindset with a strong interest in continuous learning and development.

What we offer

We want to make sure you are a happy Data Scientist, 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