Data Scientist

Sep 15, 2023

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Company Description

Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 20 000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission. 

Job Description

Do you want to contribute to the energy transition and a sustainable world? And does developing data driven Business solutions give you energy? Then join our Data & Analytics team as a Data Scientist!

Your position

As a Data Scientist you will develop data science solutions with a strong impact on Vattenfall Business to Consumer (BtC) ambitions regarding both purpose and profitability. This is also reflected in our Data Strategy mission “A sustainable step ahead through data”!

The Data & Analytics team is responsible for the development of data driven solutions for  marketing & sales, customer journeys, service and digitization, proposition development and sustainability advice to our customers.

Solving complex business challenges using data and machine learning will be the core of your work. From the first idea, thinking of possible solutions and methods. Through the actual model development using a diverse amount of data sources on our Vattenfall Analytics Platform. To implementing a data science solution so it can be used in either our channels or internal systems.

Throughout the data science workflow you remain in close collaboration with our internal stakeholders to make sure your solutions match their needs.

So as a data scientist you will…

  • Develop data science solutions from idea to implementation
  • Contribute to complex business challenges in one of the 3 business domains
  • Develop yourself and your co Data Scientists through the Data Science chapter

Where will you work?

The Vattenfall BTC Data & Analytics department develops data driven solutions for our customers and customer processes. We do this by creating and implementing machine learning models, strategic analysis, reporting and a self-service data model.

The department is spread out in 3 business domain teams; where data experts and business experts collaborate closely to realize valuable data solutions. Each Data & Analytics domain team consists of an Analytics Translator, Analytics engineers and Data Scientists, and is supported by Data- & ML Engineers from IT.

We value joint development of ways of working and best practices. This is facilitated in our data science chapter and data foundation chapter.



Your profile

Being a solution-orientated team player with a critical, pro-active mindset is key for the role of a Data Scientist in our team.  As you collaborate closely with colleagues from other disciplines, you are able to explain in a simple way how your models work and how they contribute to solving a business problem. Also, you dare to challenge current solutions and come up with improvements. We would love to talk with you, if you recognize yourself in the following:

  • You have an academic degree with a strong quantitative component (Computer    Science, Artificial Intelligence, Econometrics, or similar)
  •  At least 2 years of professional experience in a data scientist role
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills; in English (and Dutch preferred)
  • Working experience in an agile environment is preferred

  Your technical skills include:

  • Writing production worthy Python code
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques and know how to apply them in the real world
  • Working with large and complex data sets
  • Experience with Git, VS code and Azure ML or similar tooling

Additional Information

Our offer 
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development. 

More Information 
We welcome your application, no later than, Wednesday 27th of September. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website. 
For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact our recruiters [email protected] or [email protected]

At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation. 

The security of Vattenfall and its employees is essential. For that reason, a pre-employment screening will be part of your recruitment process. The screening is based on the role you will fulfill within Vattenfall. The screening will be performed by a third party, Validata.
 We look forward to receiving your application!

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