Jumbo Supermarkten

Data Scientist - Marketing

Job description

We are the fastest growing omnichannel supermarket in the Netherlands. We are continuously improving, so if you feel you can help Jumbo become even more customer- driven through data, then we are looking for you.

We are looking for a Junior Data Scientist (up to 5 years of experience) to join our Data Science & Analytics team. We process massive amounts of data using our state-of-the-art ML / analytics platform (DataBricks). We also see many opportunities for using both BI and advanced analytics to turn even more Jumbo customers into fans. Excited? Please read further.

As (Junior) Data Scientist:

You'll be working on a large variety of assignments, specifically focused on Jumbo online marketing, ranging from BI to advanced analytics. Both the BI part and the data-science part tend to take 50% of your time.

In the role of Data Scientist, you contribute to the most enjoyable shopping experience by:


  • Build algorithms (Multi-Touch Attribution) that translate our first-party data into better allocations of marketing and development budget;
  • Build Marketing Mix models that help marketing to determine which channels are most effective to advertise in;
  • Help channel and campaign marketeers with hypothesis testing and business analytics related questions;
  • Develop a (real-time) recommender what the ‘next best action’ is to take towards a customer;
  • Hack some SQL queries together with the data analyst from marketing as the directors of IT and marketing have an important decision to make.

In your day-to-day work, you work directly with the business stakeholders (marketing, retail media), colleagues within the IT department and 7Even consultants (analytics translators).

Your team:
As a Data Scientist at Jumbo, you are part of an enthusiastic team 7. You report to Wendell Kuling. We would describe the atmosphere at the team as cooperative, entrepreneurial, committed to deliver and always improving / learning.


Do you...

have the Jumbo DNA: togetherness, entrepreneurship and winning? And do you also have:

  • MSc or Ph.D. with excellent academic results in the field of Computer Science, Econometrics, Marketing Analytics, Data Science or other quantitative fields;
  • Machine Learning: solid understanding of supervised and unsupervised learning methods. You have an excellent understanding of Random Forests, Logistic Regression, KNN, LDA, K-Means, LDA, etc.
  • Programming: elegant programmer. Python is required, PySpark is a strong pre.
  • Analytics tooling: SQL, Excel. DataBricks experience would be great.
  • Experience in Data Science in (online) marketing, grocery and/or retail is strongly preferred.
  • Statistics and time series analysis: Bayesian statistics, MCMC, ANOVA, Arima etc.

What do we offer:

An opportunity to be part of the most customer-friendly company in the world. This means responding to the wishes of our customers and colleagues. As a Data Scientist, you can also expect something from us in return. Because we ensure that you feel good about yourself, with job satisfaction and career growth. You also get:


  • A salary between €3.600,- and €4.700,- based on your education, knowledge and experience.
  • An annual bonus of up to 5% of your annual salary.
  • A personal development budget and training opportunities through Jumbo Academy.
  • The possibility to work partly from home and a work-from-home allowance.
  • A cycle to work plan.
  • The option to participate in our collective health insurance.
  • 30 days of paid holiday per year and 8% holiday pay.
  • Fresh fruit waiting for you in our food café and the tastiest coffee with fresh milk.
  • Access to the Jumbo Gym for only €7 per month to help you stay fit.
  • 10% discount on your groceries, which we pay out with your salary.


The most enjoyable shopping experience starts with you.
So Data Scientist if you’re ready to take on the Jumbo adventure, take that extra step now and apply for this position. Who knows, we might just get to know each other better!

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