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Senior Data Scientist

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamTechnology

Job description

As our Senior Data Scientist you are a key player in our growing data team. You have a passion for working on sets of unique biometric data and are excited to create models that delivers valuable insights. You subscribe to our philosophy and are motivated to help improve lifestyles with insights. 

We are looking for you if you thrive on tackling complexities, have a proactive mindset and are keen on pushing the application, and the development team, to the next level. NOWATCH is a young organization with a strong ambition. You have a lot of impact on both our product as well as our team, hence we value candidates with a sense of responsibility and teamworking mindset.


  • You are a inspiring leader for the rest of the data science team
    • You can lead by example and doing, not just by delegating

  • You proactively look for ways to translate data in valuable insights
    • You are eager to set a vision for the impact the data science team can make for NOWATCH

    • You are comfortable working with science, UX and tech departments to define the requirements

    • You translate requirements into projects

    • You are comfortable building, creating and validating new models

    • You are skilled in setting up the required infrastructure

  • You enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team
    • You work in a iterative cadence continuously improving

    • You have a passion for data science and like sharing your knowledge with others

    • You don’t wait for things to happen, you make them happen

    • You work both independently and as part of a team

    • You manage time across competing demands to meet deadlines

  • Together with the team you bring the team to the next level
    • You continuously seek to improve the process to get the best quality output

    • You are actively involved in implementing and improving necessary infrastructure


  • Laptop (MacBook Pro)

  • NOWATCH (Model X)

  • A competitive salary

  • Work hybrid; Within the team you decide when and where you work.

  • A beautiful workplace with a canal view at the Prinsengracht. Connect with new people in one of the common rooms or work in flow in our private office at Fosbury & Sons.

  • An open holiday/PTO policy, option to work remote and hybrid.

  • Team events; we celebrate the new seasons four times per year and have multiple events throughout the year.

Job requirements

  • You have a minimum 4 years of experience as a Data Scientist

  • You have experience both in data science and engineering

  • You have strong mathematical skills

  • You have programming experience and are proficient in Python

  • You have experience with SQL

  • You are familiar with data visualization tools

  • You have experience building, creating and validating new models

  • You are familiar with working in multi-disciplinary teams

  • You are familiar with required infrastructure and know how to set it up and manage it

  • You enjoy inspiring and mentoring junior team members

  • You have great problem-solving skills and like a good challenge. You are persistent in finding the best solution without losing eye on time management

  • You have good English communication skills, both written and verbal

  • You have great work-ethics and work well in a flexible environment where you get a lot of freedom

  • You are able to commute to our office in Amsterdam.

  • European work permit required.