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Data Scientist

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Advertiser NameOctagon ProfessionalsAdvertiser Type:Agency
Classification:I.T. & CommunicationsSubclassification:
Language:English - United Kingdom (en-GB) Contact Name:
Employment Type:PermanentWorkhours:Full Time

Position: Data Scientist


Do you hate it as well when you tell people you're in Data Science and they look at you as if you're crazy? Like you might as well have said, "Oh I just developed an algorithm with which we utilize certain dynamic programming techniques".

Do you want to work in a company where all other teams and colleagues understand the value of Data Science? Then you're probably very happy to hear that those kinds of companies exist and one of them is our client that is currently looking for you!


You know what a data scientist does right?

In this job you will work on projects that are internationally orientated with cross-functional teams. You will work together with a variety of departments such as Sales, Operations, Finance, Innovation, and R&D.

You will be working with unusual and different datasets using MapReduce approaches, HDFS, Pig, Spark, R, Python and C++. On top of that, you'll be building and leading your own team of Data Scientists. Ensuring successful projects that deliver real business transformation and leads the company towards smart decision making and strategic use of data.

Requirements / Minimum Qualification Criteria:

  • You require a work permit or visa and must be a resident of the Netherlands
  • have a Ph.D. in either Physics, Computer Science or Maths/Statistics.
  • 2-3 years experience in using either R or Python.
  • Have solid Maths and Classical Statistics knowledge.
  • Have a very strong research background/mindset - Recently completed Ph.D.'s and Post-Doc Researchers would be welcomed.

Ready for this new challenge? Don't hesitate and give me a call.


Octagon Professionals International is a full-service recruitment and HR services firm with 30 years of experience in the European and international market. Our large network of professionals across multiple functional areas, and multi-national team provide flexible solutions customized to individual client needs.

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