Lead Data Scientist

Job description

ERIKS Digital is looking for a Lead Data Scientist

We are looking for a colleague to join our international data and analytics team to lead the data science expertise.

ERIKS Digital is the Amsterdam based digital hub of ERIKS, a specialized industrial service provider that offers a wide range of technical products in 17 countries. We are working on five different propositions, building new digital solutions for our external customers and internal use. The Data Analytics team at ERIKS Digital functions as Center of Expertise in the analytics community, which is completed by local analytics teams and data ambassadors in Europe.

We are looking for a lead data scientist who is able to execute and translate potential use cases into clear and supported stories to ensure adoption and value. The use cases can initiate from your expertise, your team members (engineers and analysts) or business stakeholders. To support your success, we have the right mandate in the company, a modern Azure based data platform and a global audience. Within the Data Analytics team, you guide more junior team members to get more experienced with data science, and drive innovation.

You collaborate with stakeholders throughout the world to prioritize which opportunities should be explored to create value for ERIKS. You will work in multi-disciplinary teams on value cases, including local data analysts, domain specialists and business stakeholders.

Help us to make analytics operational for ERIKS while guiding the company towards more advanced analytics.

What you will do:

· Perform analysis for business use cases and present the results to stakeholders in clear user stories

· Analyze, research and build (machine learning) algorithms on our data platform, creating insights and applications that will create value for our colleagues and customers.

· Help shape the Data Science domain and develop the Data Analytics team at ERIKS Digital

· Proactively develop use cases and stories to generate value for ERIKS through Data Science

· Enrich the data in our Data Platform

· Mentor junior team members

· Inspire and encourage innovation

· Seek and develop innovative methods and processes and keep up to date on latest trends, tools and advancements in the area of analytics and data

· Interact with the wider Data Analytics Community within ERIKS


What we are looking for in you:

· You have 4+ years professional experience in predictive analytics, data science, or similar role

· Experience in working with querying data from relational databases using SQL, programming in Python or R, visualizing in PowerBI

· Experience with Azure environment, especially Machine Learning Services is a nice to have

· You have experience working with a variety of statistical and machine learning methods (time series analysis, regression, classification, clustering, survival analysis)

· You are a collaborative team player and have experience in mentoring and inspiring team members

· You are hands on and have strong organizational skills

· You are enterprising, pioneering and creative

· You have a positive and solution-oriented mindset

· You have strong communication skills

· You have experience in owning a project end-to-end, including stakeholder management

· You are familiar with recent developments in machine learning

· You have made many mistakes and you are not afraid of making more

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary and a good pension scheme
  • Small & high energy team, lots of challenges
  • Working on new technologies and have impact on decision making
  • Limited defined roles and paths
  • Joining interesting conferences
  • Fast learning experience due to immediate scale-up potential
  • A nice office next to Amstel station with a good lunch
  • Flexibility

Eriks Digital is an equal opportunity employer and strives for equal treatment for all genders. Eriks Digital adheres to ethical recruiting methods ensuring that we do not discriminate against any candidate because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. This is a fundamental part of our values and beliefs and we strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can reach their potential.