Jouw nieuwe baan en werkplek
Do you want to impact millions of users by improving search at the biggest omni-channel food retailer in The Netherlands? Would you like to improve your technical and problem-solving skills working in a dedicated and enthusiastic team? Then we're looking for you!
As a Data Scientist working on Search & Recommendation topics within our Data Science Digital Team, you have the chance to contribute to important and high-impact features and value propositions of Albert Heijn. When you first come on board you will focus on search on AH.nl and the AH app as a member of our Data Science Search team. Search is a crucial touchpoint in our online customer journey, and we are moving towards more personalized experience. By focusing on customer relevance, we help customers find what they need and improve their shopping experience. Once you have come on board, there are also opportunities to work on recommenders, including the beloved Mijn Bonus Box, where we use recommenders to offer personalized discounts.
As a member of the team, you will also become part of the vibrant and large AH Data Science community, working in one of 7 Agile Data Science teams. Your teammates have different backgrounds and nationalities, which we believe is an important asset. We work closely together with the rest of the organization in cross-functional teams covering all the necessary roles. This will enable you to work with engineers and analysts as well as business stakeholders to deliver value for millions of customers every single day.
As Senior Data Scientist Search & Recommendation at AH Technology, you:
Take a leading role in building multiple data solutions in the Search & Recommendation space for the eCommerce domain of Albert Heijn
Solve problems holistically through analysis, modelling and experimentation
Code, A/B test and put algorithms into production that serve in real-time our customers on web ah.nl and app
Convey complex ideas to different audiences in an effective manner
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
Dit bieden we jou
What we offer:
A gross yearly salary up to €87.000 gross per year including holiday pay but excluding an interesting bonus on top of your salary
20 vacation days plus a budget choice in which you can decide whether you spend it on extra days off (+12,5 days), discounts or pay-outs
Flexible working hours and a modern hybrid way of working
An excellent pension plan where Ahold yearly contributes over 4,5 times your contribution
Travel allowance or NS Business Card for traveling from your home to Zaandam and back
MacBook and iPhone
Working for an amazing Dutch brand with nice and smart colleagues
This Is What You Bring to the Table
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’s degree in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Econometrics, Computer Science, or other relevant studies. If no relevant study, demonstrably relevant experience and interest
Extensive experience as data scientist with significant contributions in leading several data science projects to succeed from end-to-end
The ability to communicate complex ideas to varied audiences
Experience with search and/or recommender systems
Preferably experience with learning-to-rank techniques
A desire to coach and mentor your colleagues
Advanced experience with the Python data science ecosystem
Experience with software development tooling (packaging, testing, integration and deployment)
Experience with Apache Spark, Cloud Platforms, Databricks
Experience with CI/CD and software engineering best practices
Albert Heijn, part of Ahold Delhaize, is the number one food retailer in the Netherlands. We’ve been inspiring customers and building trust for more than 130 years. We like to say, “we’re always there for you.” And with more than 1000 stores in the Netherlands and Belgium and 24/7 shopping on ah.nl, it’s truer than ever! But now we want to take our business to the next level. By making better food accessible to everyone – and making shopping fit the way people live today?
By joining our team, you will be part of AH Technology, a department transcending community consisting of the departments Data, Digital and Tech. You can make your mark on the daily lives of millions of people. At AH Technology, our smart professionals create digital solutions that make (online) shopping simpler and more inspiring. We’re continually rethinking the way people shop, pay and even enjoy food. That’s why we’re investing heavily in data, tech and digital to further transform Albert Heijn into a leading Food Tech company.
Are you curious about your colleagues? At AH Technology you work with highly qualified professionals in an open environment. Expertise is valued, we learn from each other, and we have the freedom to create innovative solutions and make a real impact. As a Senior Data Scientist, you are part of the Strategy & Analytics department. Your colleagues will be other engineers and scientists, with a background in AI, Computer Engineering, Econometrics, Psychology, as well as other data-savvy people. Together with them, you play an essential role in creating impact through advanced data analysis. Next to this, other Albert Heijn departments such as our Digital and eCommerce team play a key role as your stakeholders.
For more information about AH Technology, you can also visit https://blog.ah.technology/
Dit breng je mee
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 Peter Dirks at: email@example.com