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Data Scientist


That all Rabobank customers in the Business Lending domain use the service processes that you helped realize. Within one of the largest Tribes of Rabobank group, with no fewer than 650 colleagues, you will get the opportunity to join one of our squads and work with data. Are you up for it?

Our day-to-day business at the Tribe Business Lending is selling and servicing business lending propositions. Within the area Data & Analytics we focus on data, not only for reporting purposes, but also for developing new products and services. We work on a challenging roadmap and to make this a success, your expertise in data science is crucial for us. We're looking for colleagues who can, help us to realize our ambition to digitalize by providing insights based on data.

Create impact

You are eager to help others be successful and always think a few steps ahead. You love to challenge the status quo and are eager to come up with and propose creative solutions to problems in a rapidly changing and complex environment. With your background you can easily connect the dots and help to continuously improve our strategy.

With each other

Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. Our distributed DevOps teams bring talented people together from all over the world to build, test and run the best solutions for our users. You can work on your tasks autonomously, but should never lose focus on the Tribe goals. With your team you are responsible to get the job done. Hiding behind functions is not allowed! Together we focus on continuous learning within the squads and chapters, and organize knowledge sharing sessions on various topics. Are you going to organize the next?

As a team we leverage data through (advanced) analytics to deliver deep insights to our stakeholders in the domestic business lending domain. Our insights facilitate evidence-based agile strategic and tactical decision-making regarding the quality (and volume) of the loan portfolio. We partner e.g. with sector and portfolio management to mutually increase knowledge. Moreover, we improve data-literacy at all levels within our stakeholder community by providing tools, methods and insights.

Thijs, data Scientist:

The business is always changing and so are it’s wishes. Whether it is a Dashboard, a Machine Learning model or a geographical map: it’s my job to define the required product and work together towards that goal!

With you

Communication, critical thinking, taking responsibility and taking a stand are essential skills for the role of data scientist. In addition, it is important that you recognize yourself all criteria mentioned below:

Skills / Competencies / Experience:

  • Strong mathematical/statistics background (MSc. and/or PhD)
  • Experienced in solving business problems by applying advanced analytics solutions
  • Demonstrate interest in and deep understanding of new analytics techniques
  • Ability to turn analysis into user-friendly visualisations (e.g. using PowerBI)
  • Understands computational complexity of numerical algorithms (e.g. machine learning)
  • Proficient in the Python programming language
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure (incl. CI/CD with Azure DevOps)
  • SQL knowledge
  • Result-oriented, self-motivated and proactive individual
  • Banking domain knowledge (e.g. business banking)
  • Presenting/communicating insights to stakeholders and manage the expectations
  • Ability to tell stories with data (i.e. communicating key insights)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (Dutch/English)

Growing a better world together

You'll already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for 7.1 million customers in 40 countries. But did you know that we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission? We do so in countless ways, such as:

  • Yearly we invest heavily in the Dutch voluntary sector. We support 1250 organizations for sports and culture, which are a second home for many people.
  • In a project with Humanitas, we help people with financial problems, struggling to organize their home finances.
  • We find it important that everyone in the Netherlands has a financially healthy life.
  • Within our products and services, we also provide an online housekeeping book, so that we help our customers and clients to get a better grip on their finances.


Do you want to become the ideal version of yourself? We would love to help you achieve this. We give you the space to innovate and initiate. In this way, we offer you numerous opportunities to grow and help you exceed your expectations, to do the right thing exceptionally well, and to therefore grow as a professional. In addition, with us (on the basis of a 36-hour working week), you can also expect:

  • a gross monthly salary in scale 10/11 depending on knowledge and experience;
  • a thirteenth month and holiday pay;
  • an Employee Benefit Budget (10% of your monthly salary). You decide how to spend this budget. This may include purchasing extra leave days, making extra pension contributions or even receiving a monthly cash payout.
  • 100% reimbursement of the costs of home/work travel if you travel by public transport! Do you still prefer to travel by car or motorbike? Then choose a home/work travel allowance.
  • a pension scheme, to which your contribution is only 3,5%.

Let's meet
Are you the person we're looking for? Are you ready to join Rabobank as a Data Scientist and to make a difference to yourself, our customers and to society? We look forward to receiving your application for this vacancy!

Good to know:

  • You can apply until 15 March, 2021 via the Apply button
  • Hila Leupen-Turabaz, Recruiter, would be happy to answer questions regarding the application procedure via hila.leupen-turabaz@rabobank.nl
  • The application process includes screening. Based on the screening procedures in place at Rabobank, we assess whether the new staff is reliable enough to work at Rabobank.
  • Your privacy is important to us. Do you want to know more, click on thislink.
  • We want to use your talent in the broadest sense and would like to look at your response more broadly than this vacancy. Your profile will be included in the Sourcing Board Data & Analytics. If you object to this, you can indicate this by e-mail atdata.analytics@rabobank.nl
  • The application process for this vacancy may include a technical assessment.
  • Everyone is different, and it is exactly those differences that help us become an even better bank. That's why we want to know who you really are!
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