Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning Engineering

Head of Data Science I Music Industry I Amsterdam I Salary indication up to €80K

Personalization I Cloud I Data Team I Visa Sponsorship I MacBook I Flexible Work Hours & Place


This organization is founded in 2009 in Amsterdam. They have an office in this city but also in the city that never sleeps: New York. Approximately 70 people are currently working for the company but they are scaling up on a large scale.

They core business is music video’s, they have millions of users per month globally. In the next 6 months this will increase to 5/10 million. A lot is going to happen! The users are really diverse, from young people using Apple TV, to grown-ups using Ziggo.

The data they generate is user-data, which is used for management reports, checking out the user experience, A/B testing etc. The Data Science team is building recommender systems and personalisation. All the data is stored in the Cloud (Google Cloud Platform).

The organization is defined as: young, fast-growing, flexible and international. They are professionalizing and therefore appreciate own initative and creativity from their team.


The whole team of this organization is really international, friendly, open and direct. It’s a great employer to work for! The employees who work here are proud of the people and culture, their product and brand.

The Data team consists of six peope at the moment, working as Data Scientists, Data Engineer and Data Analytics.


As Head of Data Science you will be the lead, therefore you will be coaching and mentoring the Junior Data Scientists. There is a chance that this team will grow in the future! You will be working closely together, but also with other technical teams. You will guide the team in the development of new insights, advanced modelling techniques and Data Science.

You will set the personalization strategy and roadmap. You will also consult with stakeholders on data and technical issues.

They are offering:
  • Salary indication is between  €65.000 – €80.000 per year based on 40 hours, this is including holiday allowance;
  • 12 months-contract, indefinite afterwards;
  • Working 40, 36 or 32 hours per week;
  • Flexible workhours and work place (Tuesday and Friday you work at the office);
  • Christmas bonus;
  • Visa sponsorship and relocation support;
  • 25 holidays;
  • Pension plan: 2% employers contribution;
  • Travel expenses are covered;
  • Access to learning platforms;
  • Possibilities for training;
  • Lunch at the office;
  • Newest MacBook
They are looking for:
  • Someone who is passionate with Data Science;
  • Hands-on experience as Data Scientist;
  • Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in computer science or relevant discipline;
  • Experience with leading a data science team;
  • Excellent communication skills in English;
  • A pragmatic mindset

If you are interested in these (or another data-related) positions, please don’t hesitate to send me an email to: or give me a call at 06 82 22 23 84. If you add your CV, I can have a look and give you a call back!



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