Lead Data Scientist
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Lead Data Scientist

  • Groenlo
  • Livestock Management

As Lead Data Scientist, you are responsible for the professional growth of the data-science team and you support direct colleagues in their personal and professional development. You will also dive into the enormous amount of data that our sensors collect 24/7 worldwide and you will extract valuable information for business and livestock farmers, both in the dairy and in the pig industry.

You know how to turn data into reliable models using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science. You will bring the trained models into production and help integrate them into new or existing software solutions for livestock producers. 

Your team

You will be collaboratively leading  our young data-science team within R&D at Livestock Management. Besides, you will work closely with other colleagues, such as product owners, software developers and test engineers.

Our offer

Obviously, we offer excellent primary and secondary conditions. You are responsible for your own working hours and holidays. Nobody keeps track, as we rely on your own accountability. Moreover, we offer you the means to fulfil your own responsibilities. We also have a good financial arrangement. Nedap does not only offer you a salary and holiday allowance, but also an annual bonus, dividends, and the option of shares. Moreover, we have a very interesting pension arrangement. But most of all, we invest in your development! Nedap takes your development very seriously. We offer an extensive introduction program and a personal development journey, and we will gladly look at your potential with you.

Required experience and skills

You have a completed a Master degree with sufficient Data Science aspects, such as Artificial Intelligence, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics. You also have the following experience/affinity:

•    You have experience with data analysis, visualization and training classification / regression or prediction models.
•    Experience with timeseries data, cloud and embedded environments is a plus.
•    Data Mining, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks and Software Development are not only keywords for you, but you can actually apply the techniques to create new solutions for our customers.
•    You have experience operationalizing solutions and/or models in collaboration with a software team.
•    You are a good communicator. 

Furthermore, you recognize yourself in the following:

•    You are able to enthuse your colleagues;
•    You have leadership skills;
•    You are able to persuade and convince others;
•    You are proactive, analytical and accurate.

Nedap Livestock Management

About Nedap Livestock Management

At Nedap Livestock Management we help professional dairy and pig producers around the globe run a profitable, sustainable and enjoyable business. The solutions we create enable them to automate everyday tasks and make informed decisions based on individual animal identification and data. This way we empower livestock producers to respond to the growing global demand for animal protein in a way that is both profitable and aligned with rising standards for animal welfare, sustainability, transparency and the safety and quality of food.

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Application procedure

Send your motivation and CV via the application button for the attention of Marjolein Evers. An assessment will form part of the application procedure. As a part of the application procedure we can ask you for a Certificate of conduct.

  • 1. Your application
  • 2. First interview
  • 3. Next meet & greet
  • 4. Offer
  • 5. High five!
Step 1
Your application

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