As a data scientist/AI engineer at Mediaan you create end-to-end solutions powered by artificial intelligence. You do this by designing custom-made solutions that optimize processes and developing the software and machine learning models required to do so.

Junior Data Scientist

Educational background
IT related bachelor or master

0-2 years

40 hours


Function description

You make use of the latest technologies to safely and efficiently work with data and build production-grade environments. Furthermore, you regularly work alongside our software engineers, security specialists and business consultants to solve real-life challenges and provide the best possible service to our clients. As a junior data scientist/AI engineer, you are expected to work on three core aspects of building great AI solutions.

  • You work directly with our clients and you put yourself in the client’s shoes and explain complex artificial intelligence concepts in layman’s terms.
  • You experiment and create prototypes and proofs of values to showcase the potential and limitations of a solution.
  • You develop production-grade solutions and integrate them into our clients’ IT landscape. You understand software engineering best practices and write maintainable and modular code in an agile environment.

Technology stack

Python/R (and their ML/data science packages), Docker, Azure/AWS, MongoDB/SQL/PostgreSQL, PowerBI/Dash and Git/CI/CD.

Good to know

  • Mediaan has offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany
  • Our clients range from small companies to large multinationals within various industries.
  • Mediaan is a Microsoft Gold Partner, which means that you have access to their latest technologies, monthly cloud credits, as well as workshops and certifications.

Who are we looking for?

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in either Data Science, Computer Science (+ experience with machine learning and data science), Natural/ Life Science  or business/economics (+ experience with software development)
  • You are a result-driven person who likes to solve problems
  • You are passionate about artificial intelligence and follow the latest news about the field
  • You are willing to continually update your expertise and share your knowledge with your colleagues
  • Your communication skills are good as you will join a team of 15 data scientists
  • You are familiar with conventional machine learning techniques (classification, regression, clustering) and related algorithms. You also have experience working with data (data wrangling, visualization, basic ETL, etc.)
  • You have programming knowledge and are aware of the best practices when it comes to developing software as a team (version control, scrum, CI/CD, etc.)
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch and German are considered a plus
Challenging projects

Freedom & flexibility

International clients

Awesome colleagues


Personal development

New technologies

Knowledge & expertise

Want to apply?

Are you interested in the position of Junior Data Scientist? Please fill in the form on the right or send your resume and motivation letter to Kim Engelen via email

Got any questions?

Do you have questions about the position? Please feel free to contact Kim Engelen by phone +31(0)45 571 83 55 or by email:

I’ve applied. What’s next?

1. Apply

Have you applied for a job? Great! Our HR colleagues will check your application and contact you within 1-2 business days.

2. Get to know each other

You will come over to our office for a first ‘get to know each other’ talk.  During this meeting, our HR employee + one of our technical colleagues will be present.

3. Second interview

Good news! The first interview has been very satisfying on both sides and we are one step further. In the second meeting, you will meet our business line manager and your expertise and communication skills will be the central topic of our talk.

4. Contract proposal

During your 3rd visit, you will meet our managing director and he will make you an offer that you, hopefully, can not refuse.

5. Welcome!

You will visit us one last time to sign your contract. Welcome at Mediaan!