Data Scientist

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Data Scientist

Join us and help us structure the global web 

Do you have strong analytical skills to break down complex problems and identify relevant data solutions? Are you open-minded, curious and comfortable working in a dynamic environment? Then this might be the position for you!

What we do

Every month, our advanced proprietary software indexes hundreds of millions of web pages and processes and structures this information into more than 200 relevant data fields, grouped into categories such as geolocation, e-commerce, marketing, technical aspects, hosting and much more. PayPal, GoDaddy, M Science, Dun & Bradstreet, Statistics Netherlands are just a few of the leading companies in the payment, financial, domain and brand protection industries that are using our data. And our data is also used by Governments and statistical offices for in-depth research and tracking and measuring the digital economy.

What you'll do

We gather a massive amount of data each month. Due to the wide breadth and complexity of our product, we perform continuous data quality analyses, and we help our customers understand our data. As part of the data science team, you’ll be responsible to ensure the data in our extensive database meets our high standards in accuracy, reliability, credibility and integrity. You will also be creating definitions that meet our standards for new data fields.

Next to that, you’ll communicate highlights and shortcomings and create digestible, accurate and timely reports and impact analyses for both internal and external use. Furthermore, you will collaborate with multiple teams and present your findings internally with charts and graphs. As we’re building our own product, you’ll have freedom in doing research. Precision and quality are key at, and they are more important than speed and deadlines. 

Who you are

You thrive in a fast-paced environment and nd have experience with collecting, transforming and analyzing data. In addition:

  • Proven experience (preferably 3 years or more) with (big) data analytics;

  • A good and proactive communicator;

  • Solid statistical knowledge;

  • Programming skills (ability to work with Python and Jupyter is a plus);

  • Experience with databases (experience with Elasticsearch is a plus);

  • Keen attention to detail and analytical mindset;

  • You have legal rights to work in the Netherlands;

  • You live in the vicinity of Groningen: this isn’t a remote job but we offer the flexibility to work from home some of the time.

What we offer

This is your chance to join a dynamic tech company where you’ll be part of a very ambitious and smart team on a mission to structure the global web. You’ll get all the benefits of working for an agile scale-up such as a relaxed work environment, the possibility to work from home part of the time, easy-going colleagues and freedom in your work.

Additionally, we offer you:

  • A salary based on your skills and experience
  • 25 days of paid annual leave*
  • A holiday allowance
  • A good pension insurance
  • An annual budget of €1.200 to spend on professional or personal development
  • The best hardware of your choice: Apple or Linux
  • Hybrid work model: a mix of working from home and in the office
  • A lounge room, an in-office pool table and a fully equipped canteen
  • Healthy and delicious buffet breakfast, lunch and a filled refrigerator in the office
  • Everything you need to work from home: a screen, keyboard and mouse
  • €78 budget for a lease bike including maintenance**
  • A €50 internet reimbursement*
  • A monthly Thuisbezorgd budget of €50 to enjoy a meal with your colleagues or family*
  • A monthly sports budget of €40 to stay healthy and in shape: get a gym membership or buy a pair of new tennis shoes*
  • A mobile phone and a monthly mobile phone subscription reimbursement of €35*
  • A compensation fee of €2 per day when you work from home
  • Fun events with colleagues: 4 Mijl van Groningen, Startup Weekend Groningen, Thursday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes, Pizza Knowledge Sessions, Ping-Pong Tournaments and our memorable Outings
  • Refer a friend for one of our jobs and get a nice bonus

* Based on a 40-hour contract ** Additional conditions apply transforms the internet into an ever-growing structured database

The web is the world’s greatest information source - literally and figuratively. It contains more valuable information than all annual reports and trend analyses rolled into one. However, the web is also the world’s greatest source of information chaos: that’s why it’s difficult to extract qualitative data.

Founded in Groningen in 2012, has been structuring relevant digital actions into concrete insights that are used worldwide by leading organizations such as PayPal, Statistics Netherlands, United Nations, GoDaddy, Mollie, and the investment industry. We’re growing fast and we’re always on the lookout for new talent!

    Our team

    Our team consists of a wide range of professionals: data scientists, data support engineers, developers, designers, account managers and the list goes on. Most of the people at have been working here for long: they started while they were students and have been an inseparable part of the team ever since. Our slogan is “Work hard, work together and help each other out, always.” When we aren’t working hard, we’re eating ice cream (anytime of the day or year) and playing board games, ping-pong or American pool. 

    Join us and help us structure the global web 

    If you have any questions about working at or about the selection process, don’t hesitate to contact our recruiter Elizabeth for more information.

    *We’ll appreciate it if recruitment agencies don’t respond to this job opening.

    Our selection process

    1. Application
    If you’re interested in this job opening, click on the Apply button and send us your resume.

    2. Coffee
    If your application is successful, you’ll get invited to an initial meeting or a phone/video call with our recruiter Maaike. You can ask her anything you want to know about the job.

    3. Interview
    In the second interview you will show your knowledge and skills and meet some of the people in the team.

    4. Offer
    Congratulations! We’re making you an offer to join our team and help us structure the global web.

    5. Welcome!
    You’re signing a contract and meeting your colleagues: nice to meet you!