Data Scientist (NL)

Job description


Eager to work on data-centric projects that apply the latest data science, machine learning & AI techniques? Do you love to help a client discover the value hidden in data and craft solutions that augment his human decision-making or even automate such decision-making?


At Crunch Analytics, we help EU retail and e-commerce teams at Beerwulf, G-Star, Unilin, Roompot, or others to embrace big data & AI techniques. We introduce AI-driven solutions (advanced analytics) that fundamentally change how these organizations create value.


As a Data Scientist, you become a key player in one of our Data & AI Teams, working shoulder to shoulder with Cloud Engineers, Data Analysts, and Project Owners. You will apply math, statistics, and machine learning algorithms to discover patterns in datasets. In a next step, you will especially translate these patterns into actionable insights, help create vivid dashboards, present concluding findings, and help clients understand the significance of these results in their business context.


Your excellent understanding of data science techniques and your ability to implement them in practice using Python will make you great in your role. However, your ability to communicate these data scientific principles, results, and actions in a business-friendly manner is what will make you excel.

Job requirements

🚀 What will be part of your responsibilities?

  • You help guide the implementation of a Crunch Analytics data solution, be it in the field of retail price management, retail inventory management, or CRM & marketing automation;
  • Working with a data analyst, you collect, analyze and help to understand data;
  • You translate concepts into metrics, business challenges into a tech-enabled solution;
  • You apply statistics and machine learning algorithms to discover patterns in datasets;
  • You translate these patterns into actionable insights, possible actions and clarify the effects of these actions.
  • You help set up experiments, explain results, and frame their importance in the client's data roadmap;
  • Working with a data analyst, you visualize the solution to a business challenge, creating vivid dashboards that demonstrate the almost ridiculous value our team's algorithms create;
  • You present concluding findings and help a client understand the significance of these results in their business context.
  • Working with a cloud engineer, you bring finalized tooling into production;
  • You help create a knowledge base concerning a variety of data science topics.


🐱‍🚀 What skills are required or can be perfected on the job?

You have an MS in Computer Science, Econometrics, Economics, Business Administration, AI, Data or Marketing Analysis, Maths, or Statistics;

  • You are eager to learn new things and thrive in a fast-growth environment;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English


You are a data scientist at heart:

  • You have a passion for working with data and technology;
  • You have a basic knowledge of data science principles. Experience with data-science software and packages (HDFS, Spark, etc.) is a definite plus;
  • You are an excellent programmer in Python;
  • You are comfortable working in a Unix environment. Experience working with the Google Cloud is a plus that will help you get up and running in no time.


You are a business professional that can make his/her mark:

  • You understand business economics;
  • You are a team player who loves to work in an agile/lean environment;
  • Your communication skills are on point, both written and spoken. You especially love to translate business requirements into a technical solution and help the whole room understand what you are talking about


🎁 Our offer

First off, you will become part of a steadily growing team of people keen on applying the latest technologies and techniques in the fields of data science, machine learning & AI. You will work in a vibrant, innovation-loving environment with the proper dash of geekiness and love for board games.


You will be able to work both at the office or at home. Our offices in Ghent and Rotterdam are easy to reach, located in a colorful neighborhood of each city center, close to a vast array of after-work shenanigans.

How do you like to get to work? By car, train, and/or (e-)bike? Your choice to make! We provide an attractive salary package stuffed with additional benefits such as an (optional) company car & fuel card, (optional) bike plan, hospitalization insurance, state-of-the-art laptop, smartphone, and other gear.


We put a lot of time and effort into your personal growth and development, both as a technician and business professional. We provide dedicated feedback and coaching sessions to help you walk the career path you envisage. Expect your own talent development roadmap and the opportunity to showcase your knowledge to a broader engineering community.


On top of that, we do team trips, planned events, ad-hoc events, anything really to ensure you shine within a thriving team.


🎳Up for the challenge?

Here is how we move forward. After applying, we'll screen your resume and may invite you for a phone interview. A job-specific challenge and presentation later, you could be the next member to represent our team!


Apply now!