Data Scientist


Description of
this vacancy

Position Summary

The purpose of the job is to design, develop and deploy decision support systems that contribute to Vopak becoming a more data driven company. In addition you will continuously improve the tools, practices and platforms to improve the lead time for delivery and operation of decision support systems.

The data scientist & software engineer is responsible for creating and operationalisation of data science models as part of decision support systems. You are part of the Data Science team, reporting into the Global Analytics Manager, and will be working closely with Data Scientists, Data Engineers, other Developers and Engineers,  and the Global Service Delivery Manager.



  • 4 years of relevant work experience

  • college degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics 

  • 3y+ experience in Python software development and data science libraries

  • experience with AWS, lambda functions, containerization

  • experience with CI/CD processes and tooling

What we can offer:

  • ​Medical / Dental Insurance                               

  • Vision Insurance                                           

  • Short Term/Long Term Disability Insurance         

  • Holidays (9 fixed holidays and 2 floating holidays)

  • Basic Life/AD&D Insurance                               

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Supplemental  Life/AD&D Insurance                                                   

  • Vacation 

  • 401(k) Incentive Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

Task & Responsibilities:

  • Problem definition with and at terminals

  • Specification of data requirements for process measurements and contextual data

  • Analysis and visualization of time series data

  • Creating prediction models

  • Software development and testing

  • Maintenance, extension and continuous improvement of the prediction models

  • Localization and implementation of the models on different terminals

  • Design and develop automated data science pipelines, models and (re-)training of models in close collaboration with data scientists and data engineers in multi-disciplinary agile teams

  • CI/CD activities

  • Testing

  • 2nd and 3rd line support of operational models, including monitoring accuracy of the models and initiating adjustment or retraining of models

  • Development and lifecycle management of tools, best practices and platforms for data science solutions

  • keeping abreast of new developments within the data science domain and assessing their value for Vopak

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.  The Company will not sponsor immigration or work visas.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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