Job description

You make use of the latest technologies to safely and efficiently work with data and build production-grade environments. You 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 Data Scientist/ AI Engineer, you are expected to work on three core aspects of building great AI solutions.

  • You work directly with our clients. You put yourself in their shoes and can explain complex artificial intelligence concepts to decision-makers.
  • You experiment and create prototypes and proofs of values to showcase the potential and limitations of a solution, both from a functional perspective, but also in terms of scalability, robustness, and return on investment.
  • 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.
  • You take the lead within the projects you work on and you are also an ambassador for Mediaan to current and prospective clients.
  • You coach and help junior data scientists grow within Mediaan. You are also expected to actively grow your own expertise so that you can advise internal decision-makers.



  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s 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 have at least 2 years of relevant experience
  • 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 a real team player with experience working in large and small teams
  • 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 more than 15 data scientists
  • You have experience implementing machine learning and data science solutions for clients
  • You have experience working with different kinds of data from different sources
  • You have an affinity with data engineering and the experience working with data engineers
  • You have knowledge of programmatic data access such as SQL querying and ORMs
  • Experience using the Apache stack for Data Science is a plus
  • You have worked as a lead technical person in projects
  • You have strong 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 have a working permit in the EU
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of Dutch or German is considered a plus



  • You work on challenging projects for (inter)national customers
  • You work with an international team, we have people from various nations & diverse environment
  • You create smart solutions using the state-of-art-technology on a daily basis
  • A fixed training budget? We don’t have that here at Mediaan! You receive the training needed to be among the best in your field
  • 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 Azure Cloud credits, as well as workshops and certifications
  • You take part in internal and external skills/knowledge development
  • You get to play Nintendo Switch or ping pong during your lunch break
  • Awesome colleagues! You work with the best colleagues in your field
  • Our personal development and employment policies are always tailored-made. Do you want to work 95%? No problem! You choose what suits you best; more time, mobility, or cash?
  • Our head office in Heerlen is has gone under a complete makeover. Be prepared to work in a modern office



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

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