Data Engineer


Are you interested in the practical applications of data storage and data processing? Do you get excited about deploying developed machine learning solutions into production? Do you have the skills and ambition to be involved in efficiently storing and scalable processing of data, as well as the set up of a complete data analysis pipeline and the maintenance of data science solutions? Then this role as a data engineer at Bright Cape is really something for you! Within our multidisciplinary teams, you are constantly working on optimizing processes by means of the latest data applications and techniques. In this way, you create value for both our customers and our internal products.

At Bright Cape, we strive to meet our client’s challenges across the full data science spectrum. Some of the topics our data engineers have been working on over the past year include:

  • Training and maintaining machine learning algorithms in the cloud;
  • Setting up data pipelines that ensure that the daily financial reports can run;
  • Develop a network management monitor tool and integrate it into the customer’s Azure data science landscape;
  • Creating an approval workflow for approving the financial accounting;
  • Advising the customer with regard to setting up a data science platform

We have open vacancies for both our Eindhoven office and our Amsterdam office, so choose the location that suits you best!

What you are going to do:

  • Deploy machine learning models developed by Bright Cape into production for the customer in order to create value and optimize processes;
  • Find out together with the customer how the various data sources can best be connected;
  • Defining and setting up the data architecture and infrastructure of projects to facilitate optimal data load and processing
  • Collaborate with data science colleagues to develop data platforms and (streaming) data pipelines to deploy production-ready solutions;
  • Help to determine the direction of data engineering within Bright Cape

What we are looking for:

  • Completed technical academic degree, preferably Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Econometrics, or a related field;
  • Programming experience in one or more scripting/programming languages: Python, Java(Script), PHP, C++;
  • Knowledge of data manipulation and transformation with querying languages such as SQL;
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing data pipelines and architectures. Both in batch and real-time data integration;
  • Experience in setting up both SQL and NoSQL databases;
  • Experience with deployment and working in a DevOps environment: Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Azure DevOps;
  • Experience with microservices, REST APIs and/or custom data connections;
  • Affinity with advanced analytics & data science;
  • An entrepreneur with a commercial attitude;
  • Drive to learn more

It is a bonus if you have:

  • Experience with cloud computing (Microsoft Azure, AWS);
  • Knowledge of Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark;
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining data science solutions in production

We offer

  • An entrepreneurial environment in which you are heard;
  • Freedom to do what you love;
  • An innovative environment. We use data science to rethink and reshape many domains;
  • The opportunity to keep learning;
  • Great colleagues and a young and dynamic team;
  • Annual ski-trip (that we count down to from the moment we get back)

Contact us

Challenge accepted? We would like to meet you! Please click on apply on the right and leave your motivation and CV. We will contact you soon!

Who we are?

Bright Cape is a data consultancy firm located in Eindhoven & Amsterdam with a European reach. Extract, Embed, Educate is what we do. Extract value out of our customer’s data, Embed (Bright Cape proprietary) solutions into our customer’s processes & governance, and Educate them to get familiar with data analytics and our solutions.

Bottom line: We help companies increase their revenue, diminish their costs, and increase their process efficiency through Data Analytics & Science, Human-Centered Design, and Process Mining. Besides, we are constantly working on various astonishing Europe-wide innovation projects which have led to several innovative products.

Bright Cape employees are very diverse but share their excitement for new opportunities and a positive way of thinking. We also greatly value our quarterly team outings, monthly ‘VrijMiBo’s’, Christmas party, family day, and most of all our yearly ski trip.

Contact person: Mart Althuizen