are you our new phd
data expert?

What is
a data

Do you want to know the story behind large amounts of data? Do you see that data is at the core  of the current financial system? In that case, the position of Data Expert in the Post PhD Program is a perfect fit for you! As a Data Expert you will develop yourself technically by collecting, understanding and analyzing patterns in large financial datasets. We offer a challenging position as a data expert, but the Post PhD Program also offers you a personalized program in which you will learn both the technical and soft-skills required to shift your academic career to a business focused career.

What are your

Your responsibilities will include collecting, interpreting, and processing large datasets. You often have to research and edit the sources of this data yourself, by using SQL, SAS, and/or Python. You select the relevant variables, edit the data, and apply the business rules. Your day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Discussing data requirements for different quantitative models
  • Making an inventory of the relevant databases within the bank and gaining access to them
  • Combining tables (merging/linking) and aggregating data in SQL, SAS and/or Python
  • Devising and applying data quality analyzes (e.g., identifying trends over time, missing values, and extreme values)
  • Visualize data by means of interactive dashboards
  • Investigating the plausibility of the new data
  • Documenting the data sourcing process and descriptive statistics whilst discussing this with the business units


What are we
looking for?

We are looking for PhD graduates with different data related backgrounds, experiences and passions. To specify:


  • You have 0-3 years of work experience and want to learn about
    big data and the processing of these kind of data
  • You want to put your data related knowledge that you have gained during your master into practice (e.g., Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Aerospace Engineering or another related study)
  • You have experience with programming in SQL or at least are an expert in working with large data files
  • You are ambitious, self-reflective and dare to be confident in an authentic way
  • You do not hesitate to use your analytical skills to solve complex problems in a creative and logical way
  • You are energized by stakeholder management and you are well adept at gathering reliable information

What do we offer?

We offer the opportunity to become an expert in data analysis in an environment where we train you in a proven way to excel into a high-end professional. In addition, good working conditions are equally as important to us. This includes the following:


  • Working 4 days a week at a large bank or insurance company in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam or The Hague
  • Every other week in-house training with personalized and professional coaching
  • Regularly fun team activities with the other Post PhD’s
  • An international working environment with Young Talents from all over the world
  • Pro-deo Post PhD projects at socially relevant NGOs
  • The opportunity to make the next career move with the client after successfully completing the Post PhD program
  • And of course, a competitive salary, performance bonus and fringe benefits
  • And don’t forget a public transport card and a company public transport bicycle

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