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      October 03,2021
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    Junior Data Scientist

    Junior Data Scientist
    Do you have a quantitative background, a passion for data, statistics and machine learning and would you like to work with ambitious colleagues in the real estate sector? Then brainbay is looking for you! We are currently looking for a Junior Data Scientist to join and strengthen our research and data science team.

    Who are we?*
    Brainbay is a young and innovative company, located in the city centre of Utrecht. We specialize in providing the real estate market with the best data and information products. The team has built up years of experience as the former Data & Research department of the NVM (Dutch cooperative Association of Real Estate Agents and Appraisers) and is still connected to NVM. Brainbay is a small, informal organization of +/- 30 people with an informal start-up culture. In The Netherlands, we are the leader in the field of real estate knowledge and data.

    What will you be doing?*
    As our Junior Data Scientist you will develop analytical tools and solutions for real estate agents and valuators. You are involved in building predictive statistical and machine learning models. As part of an experienced team, you will work in sprint cycles in order to deliver the desired models and applications. An example first project would be our house sustainability value project, complementing our machine learning house valuation model with a specific module on valuing sustainability aspects of houses, such as what do solar panels or double glazing add to the value of a house.
    Besides predictive modeling you are also able to translate the needs of our real estate agents into useful statistical analyses and will create dashboards to visualize the results. It is your responsibility to explore, enrich and improve our data by constantly doing research and quality checks. To ensure this, you will work on our research and market publications as well.

    Who are you?
    We are looking for a team player who flourishes in an ambitious and informal environment. You have some data science experience from study and/or work and ideally you like the combination of data science, research and business intelligence, or you want to further develop/explore this. You are always looking for continuous improvement and you have a great willingness to share and absorb knowledge. Your mindset is proactive and problem-solving and you are passionate about quality and delivering added value for the customer. Keeping up-to-date knowledge of the real estate sector and data science topics comes natural to you and you love to bring your knowledge into practice.


    • Master’s degree in data science, econometrics, applied mathematics, statistics or similar quantitative field
    • Experience with Python and (preferably) SQL and willingness to expand knowledge
    • Good knowledge of statistical and machine learning models
    • Knowledge of BI tools or willingness to learn
    • Eager to learn as part of an experienced team
    • Working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English
    • Fluency in Dutch is preferred
    • Interest and affinity with real estate is a pre

    We prefer applications from EU/EEA citizens, not in need of a working permit for The Netherlands.
    The salary range is € 3.080 - € 4.400 (based on 40 hour per week) and we have excellent secondary benefits.
    If you are interested in this vacancy, apply directly via the button! Any questions? Don’t hesitate to contact and we will be in touch.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Work Location: Multiple Locations

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