Decathlon

Junior Data Scientist

Job description

At decathlon your responsibilities will be diverse, ranging from stakeholder engagement to deliverable of the actual products and testing if they have added value. All to ensure that Decathlon obtains its core goals. Thus you will be responsible for the complete data pipeline.

Moreover as a company that prides itself on GO TRY, you will be encouraged to supply and implement projects you think will contribute to the business.

Things you will be responsible for:


  • Building function/product based on ML & BI tools for different business units
  • Develop algorithms/models to solve business issues / problems / needs
  • Continuously improve existing models
  • Performing analysis to test business ideas
  • Share & present final results to business partners
  • Identify & explore the relevant data for the creation of the model

WHO YOU ARE

You are a self-driven data professional, who has hands-on experience in the field of data. We are looking for a colleague who has social skills, passion for sport and a deep interest to develop him/her self in the field of data science. You are capable to work autonomous, but also like it to work together on bigger projects. You feel free to share your opinion in team meetings and is willing contribute in data discussions.

  • Wide ranging interest and keen to help out the business
  • Analytically strong
  • Communicative
  • Keen to keep learning and sharing knowledge with your team
  • Data enthusiast
  • Self-driven and eager to learn

WE WANT TO SEE:

  • You live in The Netherlands
  • You love sports and can relate to our mission to make sports accessible to the many
  • You have an academic degree with quantitative and analytical background
  • 0-2 years of experience in the field of data science
  • Experience with R and/or Python or any scripting/programming language
  • Experience with visualization tools (Datastudio or Tableau or Qlik, etc.)
  • Acquaintance with big data and cloud based platforms (AWS or GCP, or SQL, etc.)

WE LIKE TO SEE:


  • Familiar with GitHub

  • Experience in Ecommerce
  • Hands-on experience with Google Cloud Platform
  • Hands-on experience with Machine Learning (Forecasting, Text Mining, Clustering, etc.)

WHAT DO WE OFFER?
  • Lots of flexibility and a mountain of sporty colleagues who are always in for a sports session (whether or not virtual)
  • A fair salary
  • Holiday allowance
  • 24 vacation days
  • 20% discount on our own brands
  • Profit sharing
  • Training
  • Coaching
  • Travel allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Shareholding
  • Our own sports fields at our Warehouse in Tilburg! (Yes, we are proud of it!)

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE WORKING IN

You are going to be part of the Data & Analytics Team. This team is characterized by people who are very self-driven and eager to learn and try new things. It's an international team where the language spoken is English. At the moment the data team consists of 6 people with Data Scientists, Data Analist, Web Analyst and an App Analist. We provide the organisation with valuable insights, working with our own data lake (BigQuery). We all share the passion for sports and therefore we frequently like to meet up for sports.

WORKING AT DECATHLON = MAKING SPORTS ACCESSIBLE

Decathlon's mission is to make the fun and health benefits of sports accessible to everyone in a sustainable way. That's why we want you to be as passionate as we are about having a positive impact on society and the planet through sport. Then it takes no effort to let this be reflected in the decisions you make. We also like to work with people who want to get the best out of themselves, are looking for improvement and can challenge themselves and others. At Decathlon you work in a network structure. This means that there is little hierarchy and that with an independent and proactive attitude you will find your way around Decathlon best.

HOW DOES THE APPLICATION PROCESS LOOK LIKE?


  • Application through your motivation letter and CV
  • Introduction by phone (please also submit your own questions)

  • First interview

  • A case
  • Second interview
  • Contract proposal
  • Welcome at Decathlon!
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