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Data Engineer Dual Student

Type vacature: Regular
Job level: OSG-A
City: Amstelveen
Hours per week: 24-32
Education: Master's degree (WO Master)
Apply before: 02/08/2023



Flight KL691. Made possible by you, Data Engineer Dual Student. You ensure that our marketing machine is running at an ever increasing rate of activity by using your experience with coding, IT systems and data. As a KLM employee, you contribute to unforgettable journeys. Regardless of where you work at KLM.


What are you going to do?

In the Marketing Science team we are undertaking a wide range of data projects, all supporting the sales and marketing objectives of the Benelux market. Data is the key ingredient to build a sustainable airline for tomorrow, and you can contribute to that. You will be supporting some of the below mentioned projects, and even execute some yourself. You can think of:

  • Customer segmentation models
  • Automating and building predictive models
  • Setting up data pipelines for reports or machine learning models
  • Designing and improving of specialized in-house tools
  • Maintaining and building databases
  • Data collection (e.g. through web analytics, tagging)


Where do you land?

The Marketing Science team is a young and ambitious team of around 5-6 Data Scientists, Data Analysts and Data Engineers. We work together with one big goal: improving everything we do in the marketing channel by making smart use of data. To accomplish this, you will work with a huge amount of data in close cooperation with the other teams in our department, like e-marketing and e-commerce. 


Your profile

You are a hands-on, motivated, ambitious team player who wants to get relevant working experience while studying. You understand that data is the new oil and you want to help build its refinery. If you have to do something twice you already want to automate it. Apart from speaking English (and preferably Dutch), it is a big advantage if you’re already fluent in a computer language (like Python). To sum it all up:

Also, you have:

  • Availability for at least 12 months
  • WO student in a quantitative field such as Computer Sciences or Artificial Intelligence
  • Strong affinity with IT and data
  • Experience with programming and databases
  • Knowledge of Python, SQL, Google Analytics is a plus
  • Experience with setting up data pipelines is also a big plus
  • The following terms do not scare you (although we don’t expect you to know all of them!):
    HTML/CSS/JavaScript, REST APIs, SQL, Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, DBT, Dataform, Kubernetes, DMPs, Tag Management Systems, Google Analytics, Optimizely, Hadoop/HDFS, Shell scripting, GIT, Airflow, CI/CD, and did we say Python?
  • Available for 20-24 hours per week



We offer

  • A challenging role at a unique employer in the Netherlands
  • €1000 gross, based on 50% employment.
  • Plenty of room for personal development and wonderful career opportunities
  • A good pension scheme, end of the year bonus and 8 percent holiday pay
  • 12.5 days off + 2.5 scheduled days off based on 50% employment.
  • Great discounts on airline tickets (if you have been in service for at least 6 months)
  • A travel expenses scheme and free use of the bus network around Schiphol
  • Discount on your health insurance
  • A personal budget for sustainable employability


Ready for your next destination?

Don’t wait any longer, send us your CV before the final boarding call on 08-02-2023! A motivation letter is no longer required; we will simply ask you a couple of questions during your online application. Within two weeks you will receive a message from us. Your application procedure consists of two interviews.



If you would like to know more about the position, please contact the hiring manager. Call or e-mail the recruiter for questions about the application process. In both cases, don't forget to mention the vacancy number: #12435.


Hiring manager

Florian van der Peet: FLORIAN-VAN-DER-PEET@KLM.COM





Details from this vacancy are not to be used for marketing purposes.