Data Scientist / Engineer Global Economics & Markets

  • Utrecht
  • Detachering,  Vast,  ZZP
  • HBO, WO
  • 36 uur
  • Thuiswerken mogelijk
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At Yacht, we value our people and understand what is important for you. We believe in maximizing the potential of our employees by creating a work environment where people can challenge themselves, get the right support and have good working conditions. To achieve this, we design a tailor-made employment that suits your specific needs and ambitions. Curious to read about what we can offer? Find out today, we'd like to discuss the following opportunity. 

Imagine the huge and exponentially growing amount of information and rapidly changing markets and economies.

Your contribution to our research suite helps our clients to create order from chaos, changing our clients perspectives on the economy and on financial markets. Developing the code that links our models to real-time data, and updates them with the click of a button.

You will focus primarily on RaboResearch Global Economics & Markets and will work closely with analysts in the Macro, Rates, FX, Credit and Commodities strategy teams. By developing hands-on tools and models, you take our research output to the next level to cement Rabobanks reputation as a leading knowledge organization.

As Data Scientist/Engineer you'll be part of the RaboResearch Data Science team consisting of 18 data scientists. Together with about 100 researchers, this team generates data-driven insights, proprietary data sets, tools, models, etc. which are used by our clients and the bank itself. Our insights are presented to our wholesale and rural clients (farmers), prospects, press and they are published via Rabobank Knowledge Hub.

Making a difference In your role as Data Scientist/Engineer we expect you to:

  • Develop, improve and maintain models and tools to be used by our Economic analysts, stakeholders and clients. These tools/model help to improve the quantitative foundations of existing research projects.
  • Work closely with the experts to translate their research questions into new tools and models which will help to improve our research process and proposition
  • You will work in a diverse team of economic analysts and data scientists with different levels of expertise, focus areas, cultural backgrounds, gender, etc.
  • Together you share knowledge and experiences to provide the best solutions for colleagues, stakeholders and clients.

Growing a better world together You'll already be aware that Rabobank is a financial services provider for more than 8.5 million customers in 40 countries. As bank we aim to contribute to real change with our 'Growing a better world together' mission? We do so in countless ways, such as: Thanks to an agreement with the UN World Food Programme, more agricultural products are purchased from small farmers in Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia. We aim to expand this platform to include one and a half million farmers in 25 countries by 2030. Using granular data on foundational damage risks and on house transactions, we estimate the potential impact of foundation damage risks on house prices in the Netherlands.

The Data4Food program, which sources and combines data across the global F&A chain to develop new services for our clients. With each other At RaboResearch, we deliver relevant and distinctive insights for the bank and its clients. The different RaboResearch departments cover international food and agribusiness sectors, global financial markets, sustainability and the economies relevant to Rabobank - most importantly the Netherlands, Europe, UK, US, Brazil and Australia.

Our forecasts and scenarios are used in key risk processes of the bank and help clients to make decisions in uncertain times. Our thematic research provides a deep understanding of the changes that the bank and its clients face. Boyd: As a data scientist, it is an immense opportunity to have access to such a unique and rich set of data as that of Rabobank. At RaboResearch we manage the whole research process, from data collection to presenting insights to clients and that gives me the chance to develop myself towards a versatile and valuable data professional.

What were looking for; Complex problem solving, creativity and a drive are essential for your role at RaboResearch. Hence, it is important that you meet the following characteristics:

  • Affinity and knowledge with financial markets and its products,
  • specifically fixed income Strong hands-on programming skills in Python in a Microsoft Azure environment using Databricks Ability to develop automation tools/models for end-users with limited IT background Preferable experience with working with data providers such as; Bloomberg and Macrobond
  • Preferable experience with the Agile methodology and the role of scrum master Up to two years of relevant working experience
  • Self starter, capable of running projects independently
  • An enthusiastic team player, who is willing to share knowledge and expertise
  • Ability to explain models and results in plain English
  • Ability to work in a demanding and fast-changing environment.


Working conditions

· Salary in a range of ….   

·25 vacation days based on a 40-hour work week   

·8% holiday pay   

· Retirement plan   

·Company laptop   

·Optional is a mobile phone and company car, depending on the assignment   

· Permanent contract   

· Personalized training budget   

· Personal coaching and HR guidance   

· Part of a nationwide network of many interim professionals   

·Knowledge events tailored to your expertise and career development   

·Networking events with an informal character   


Company information

When you choose for Yacht, then you choose for a reliable company with the largest network. This means that you are part of our knowledge network of over more than 2,500+ interim professionals! Our close collaboration with the mayor Banking institutes in the

Netherlands, makes sure that we get the vacancies in first and hereby we deliver very nice opportunities for you.

Our personalized career guidance and education possibilities will give you the needed support to grow further in your career and discipline.

We like to think along with you about nice steps forward and how to reach those together. Our mission is the best match, your personal development and happiness at work!


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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