Analytics Engineer

Analytics Engineer

secteur d'activité
Veghel, Netherlands.
Type de contrat
Full time

Are you a data enthusiast, passionate about converting raw information into valuable and actionable insights? Do you thrive on collaborating with technical and business stakeholders to shape the future of data-driven solutions? If your answer to these questions is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Work in a highly motivated, global team of Data & Analytics enthusiasts.

  • Play a crucial role in advancing the maturity of the Data Platform, contributing to delivery of analytical products and services offered by our department to the Vanderlande organization.

  • Work within a cloud based architecture based on Data Mesh principle

Your responsibilities

As an Analytics Engineer at Vanderlande you'll be at the forefront of driving data-driven solutions and shaping the future of our organization by working on the data platform. Your key responsibilities will involve translating business needs into functional requirements, designing and developing data products, pipelines, and reports, and analyzing data to solve use cases resulting in optimized business processes and fact-based decision-making.

As being part of a cross functional full-stack team, together with your colleagues you are responsible for the creation and delivery of an end-to-end solution to our business stakeholders. In this role, you are a tech-savvy, action-oriented, and collaborative colleague who can wear multiple hats – part Data Engineer, – part Data Analyst and even though you have an area of expertise, you can fulfil each of those roles up to a certain point.

On a day-to-day basis, you will focus on creating and maintaining data products, data pipelines using Python, PySpark and SQL, and dashboards using tools like Qlik, or Power BI. Working in an Agile environment, proactively contributes to scrum events ensuring seamless coordination with the team and swift adaptability to changing priorities. They thrive in a fast-paced, iterative development environment, where constant feedback and continuous improvement are key.

In this role, you:

  • Translate business needs into functional requirements providing essential information on business use cases.

  • Translate functional requirements into thorough and feasible data products, analytics solutions and dynamic dashboards;

  • Utilize Python, PySpark, SQL, or R for data retrieval and manipulation.

  • Develop, test, and maintain data products, pipelines by the use of the Azure stack and Databricks, ensuring data reliability and quality.

  • Design and implement architectures for efficient data extraction and transformation.

  • Work on creating and maintaining landing zones in the data platform.

  • Actively participate in and contribute to Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices, ensuring smooth and efficient development and deployment processes within the data platform

  • Integrate data pipelines and reports into testing frameworks, allowing for rigorous performance testing and validation to ensure seamless performance.

  • Monitor and maintain data pipeline stability, offering support when required.

  • Analyze, interpret, and visualize data to drive business process optimization and fact-based decision-making.

  • Create, deploy, and maintain interactive dashboards and visualizations using Qlik or Power BI.

  • Perform a comprehensive analysis and proactively implement solutions to assess and enhance data quality and data reliability.

  • Actively participate in delivery execution on the Data Platform

  • You are eager to improve yourself and strive for continuous enhancement of processes and development within the data platform.

  • Stay updated with the latest developments in the analytics field and share knowledge with the team.

Your department

The Central Data & Analytics department is tasked with extending, operating and further maturing the data platform of Vanderlande. We provide Data & Analytics related products and services to Vanderlande, primarily catering to internal customers, but supporting our digital service portfolio. Following a hub & spoke model, we establish centralized standards that are then adopted and implemented by decentralized teams within the business.

At the heart of our efforts lies the Data Platform, the core product we are diligently enhancing. This Azure cloud enabled platform based on the Data Mesh principle  empowers us to deliver valuable Data Products by transforming, processing, combining, and enriching data from various source systems, ultimately creating a reliable source of truth for our customers. To enable efficient data analysis and visualization, we actively govern, and maintain the Vanderlande Qlik Servers and Power BI Premium capacity. In addition, we provide templates, establish a clear workflow, and foster a community of experts.

Our work centers around our Federated Governance model, with the Central Data & Analytics Organization as the hub serving the spokes. Our scope encompasses Data Governance, Platform Operations, Core Platform Development, and Full stack Development. The technologies we use span across the Azure stack and Databricks ecosystem, ensuring seamless integration and optimal utilization of resources.

By utilizing advanced analytics techniques and the latest technology, our focus on innovation empowers us to continuously improve and innovate the Data Platform.

Operating as a scaled Agile organization, we embrace the SAFe Agile framework and work collaboratively across different teams, all united by a common backlog and shared roadmap. This approach allows us to be highly adaptable, continuously adjusting to the evolving strategic needs of stakeholders within Vanderlande.

Your qualifications and skills

If you’re an experienced, enthusiastic and versatile Analytics Engineer, you will bring:

  • Minimum bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).

  • 2-5 years of prior experience working as an Analytics Engineer or in a similar role .

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a cross-functional international full stack team, collaborating with other developers, and stakeholders.

  • Practical experience in writing code in Python, PySpark, SQL, or R for data retrieval and manipulation is a strong preference.

  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in working with Azure Stack and Databricks is required for this role.

  • Proficiency or interest in using DevOps practices and tools for continuous integration, continuous delivery (CI/CD), and automated deployment of data products and data pipelines

  • Strong communication skills to effectively convey complex technical concepts in a clear and understandable manner to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Enthusiastic, proactive, driven, and actively seeking opportunities for personal development and growth.

  • Demonstrated curiosity and commitment to staying updated with the latest trends, tools, and best practices in the data & analytics field.

  • Familiar with agile methodologies and thrives in its dynamic and collaborative environment.

  • Knowledge of visualization tools like Power BI or Qlik is plus.

What we offer

This position offers a competitive salary range of €4.635 to € 5.794 gross per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale. On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits: 

  • On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.

  • Working from home allowance.

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on health insurance.

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants, such as Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…


Your application

If you want to take on this demanding challenge, apply now by filling in the application form and upload your resume and motivation letter. For more information contact Stef Alferink, Campus Recruiter – 0413-755087.

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