Big Data Engineer (English)

Bedrijfsonderdeel Data in Amsterdam

In the Data Competence team you are responsible for the rollout of the biggest backbone of the Low Countries in which data of,, and is being stored. Together with your colleagues you will look for applications to manage these data. De Persgroep is looking for someone who wants to develop state of the art solutions for new data needs that contributes tot the success of de Persgroep.

Your tasks

  • Design and implement ‘predictive analytics’ and/or machine learning algorithms
  • Develop various big data pipelines from different sources, like our datalake and operational systems in AWS
  • Continue building on cloudbased data ecosystems through development of futureproof solutions for collect, stream, store and apply the extensive set of structured and unstructured data
  • Advising on data use and data applications to various business units and work together with the brands within de Persgroep in- and outside of the Netherlands


  • Have a Bachelor degree or completed a University education
  • Have a few years of experience as a data engineer or developer in a data driven engineering role
  • Are familiar with more then one of the following technologies: Python, Scala, Java, SQL, Spark, ElasticSearch and/or Kafka
  • Can work autonomous and think out of the box
  • Smell opportunities and see possibilities which helps realizing the data ecosystem  
  • Are proactive, an entrepreneur and we don’t have to tell you anything about the data basics

We offer you 
a fulltime (36 hours) job within an energetic media environment. You get a chance to work for the biggest media company in the Netherlands where you can help build on the newsmedia of the future. We offer a lot of possibilites to develop yourself with courses and education, a good salary which matches your experience and an excellent pension scheme. As an employee of de Persgroep you can also make use of many tax-efficient benefits and various discounts. 

De Persgroep Nederland
De Persgroep Nederland is a prominent publisher of news, opinion, culture, inspiration and leisure; a modern, professional publisher with passion for media, print and online, for readers, website visitors and advertisers. De Persgroep Nederland had a wide variety of interesting online and offline brands in portfolio including Het Parool, AD, de Volkskrant, Tweakers, NationaleVacaturebank, Qmusic and AutoTrack.

If you have questions you can contact Linda Brandenburg, Corporate Recruiter via

Jacob Bontiusplaats 9, 1018 LL Amsterdam

Acquisition is not appreciated. 

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