Senior Data Scientist (Operations)

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Do you want the chance to use Data Science to positively impact millions of people in the Netherlands and Belgium? Do you want to help to reduce food waste and make sure there’s always stock available of the items customers want to buy? Would you like to build data science products in a company with the ambition to base all its decisions on data? Then we’re looking for you! 
 

In your role as a Senior Data Scientist you will be working in the Operations domain within our Strategy & Analytics department. There are many exciting ongoing and upcoming projects in Operations. Working in these projects you will build solutions that help ensure the availability of articles, minimize waste and improve the efficiency of order fulfilment and store replenishment.  Example projects include: improving vehicle and driver capacity planning by better forecasting online demand; optimizing the counting of stock in store to deliver the best availability to the customer. We?work closely with?supply chain specialists, engineers and analysts and others in the organization to deliver value for millions of customers every single day. 
 

While you will hone your craft in your day-to-day work, you will also have the opportunity to shape our way of working within the team, coach?and mentor?more junior team members, and facilitate knowledge sharing across the organization.?The broader Data Science?team is made up of +/-20 data scientists and machine learning engineers working on projects in three business domains (Commerce, Digital and Operations). Your teammates?have different backgrounds and nationalities, which we believe is?an?important?asset. We are passionate, enthusiastic, and we don’t mind getting our hands dirty.  But most importantly: we will never stop evolving and learning to unlock value from wealth of data we have at Albert Heijn. 

What do we offer?

As Senior Data Scientist (Operations)?at AH Technology you:?? 

  • Build data science products and design experiments to test and validate their effectiveness. 

  • Continuously develop and improve products following best practices. 

  • Convey?complex ideas?to?different?audiences in an effective manner?? 

  • Use your experience and knowledge to mature our Data Science team and perfect our agile way of working 

  • Coach and mentor your colleagues?? 

  • Help shape thought leadership throughout Albert Heijn on AI/ML opportunities?? 

  • Work in multidisciplinary product teams and closely to our business stakeholders?? 

 

What we offer: 

  • A basic salary between € 63.000 and € 80.000 gross per year 

  • A bonus on top of your salary 

  • Holiday allowance (8%) 

  • 20 vacation days 

  • A in which yobudget choiceu can decide whether you spend it on extra days off (+12,5 days), discounts or pay-outs? 

  • Courses from our Albert Heijn Data Academy? 

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home

  • An excellent pension plan with a personal contribution of 6.2%? 

  • A travel allowance for traveling to and from Zaandam, once possible again? 

  • Attractive discounts on various insurance policies? 

  • A laptop and telephone? 

  • 10% discount on your grocery shopping in our Albert Heijn stores, up to € 300 per year? 

 

What we expect from you 

At AH Technology, you'll be working for one of the world's biggest retailers, and we know you are bursting with the ambition to keep up with us. You supplement this ambition with:? 

  • A Master in Data Science, Econometrics, Computer Science or other relevant studies. If no relevant study, demonstrably relevant experience and interest? 

  • At least 5 years of experience as Data Scientist, preferably within?an eCommerce environment? 

  • A desire to coach and?mentor?your colleagues?? 

  • The ability to explain complex matter in an?effective?way to?varied audiences 

  • Advanced experience with the Python?data science ecosystem 

  • Experience with software development tooling (packaging, testing, integration and deployment) 

  • Experience with Apache Spark?or other distributed data frameworks 

  • Experience with Cloud Platforms 

  • Experience with Databricks is a plus? 

  • Experience with optimization techniques (linear, integer and constraint programming) is a plus

  • You are based in The Netherlands? 

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Do you want to play an active role in changing the food retail landscape as we know it? Then hop onboard and join us on our expedition. Apply now via the button on this page 
If you'd like to know more about this role before applying, reach out to our Talent Acquisition Partner for Data & Analytics Erwin Schuur at: erwin.schuur@ah.nl 

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