Data Scientist - Sports Technology

Vacancy: Data Scientist Graduate Sports Project (vacature)

In Business, Geen categorie, Nieuws, Sports, vacatures by Sven Willemsen

Are you our Data Scientist?

We are looking for a Data Scientist who will work on bleeding edge artificial intelligence & predictive analytics solutions. Your contribution will be crucial to the core for our Machine Learning algorithms.

Our algorithms provide users cognitive insights on how their social media communication can generate more impact. For themselves and their trusted partnerships.  

If you are passionate about machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques, this opportunity might be challenging enough for you. The data scientist we are looking for has experience of predictive modelling (regression, clustering, optimisation, deep learning) as well as expertise with Big Data stack (Spark, Hadoop).


  • Development of the comprehensive database architecture and connecting that to data science and predictive analytics tools.
  • In collaboration with the business and marketing department, you’ll develop innovative machine learning / statistical learning system.
  • Discovery of relevant sleeping data in the DBs.

Who are we looking for?

  • A true intellectual badass, a passionate Data Scientist with a lot of energy and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • (Master) student from a reputable university in statistics, applied mathematics, computer science, physics, mathematical and/or data analysis.
  • Commercial or academic experience of developing machine learning solutions.
  • Proven programming skills in R and/or Python.
  • In depth knowledge of several machine learning algorithms.
  •  Understanding of statistical modelling and data analysis methods.
  • Knowledge of Big Data stack (Spark, Storm, Spark, Hive, Pig, etc.) and NoSQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra).
  • Experience with IBM Watson Cloud stack or similar technologies
  • Experience with deep learning methodology and frameworks (TensorFlow, Theano, Caffe, etc.)
  • Strong algorithmic and programming skills in Java, Scala or C#.
  • You work neatly and especially likes a tidy virtual world.

What do we offer

  • An open and informal culture
  • Plenty of room for your engagement, initiatives, ideas and creativity.
  •  Smart and motivated coworkers that will make your days even more delightful, and share their ideas and knowledge with you
  • The chance to improve all your coding/ IT skills, from back-end to front-end.
  • Flexibility in the design of your work location.
  • A monthly compensation of € 350,-
  • Future possibilities to become a employee of the company.
  • Bonus: IBM coaching and knowledge

About the company

Brand Love Intelligence is an intelligent ‘Sports VIP Branding & Collaboration Network’. Based on linguistic data analytics powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) we generate -a industry new- comprehensive personality portraits. With such insights from the Sports VIP and it’s trusted partnership we can provide to both a individual communication advice. This advice contains insights with (i) how they can benefit from each other, and (ii) what they need to communicatie to merge both follower bases and individually grow it’s own.

Brand Love Intelligence is a trusted partner of IBM and their international ‘With Watson’ program. Due to this partnership you can also learn and benefit from IBM knowledge and regular coaching.

Brand Love Intelligence™ is located in Utrecht. But we believe in freedom, fun and connectivity. Therefore, it’s up to you to select a preferred workplace. Also, we are open to native dutchies and international student applications.

Curious and Interested?

You can help us realising the dreams of national and international heroes. Together, we will disrupt the traditional international commercial sports and entertainment industry.

We truly like to have a cup of coffee to get to know you! Send us your enthusiasm attached with your CV, and we will respond as soon as possible. Do you have any questions or want to get more information about Brand Love Intelligence™, then please contact Sportaneous so they can link you through as soon as possible. 



If you know more smart funky fresh students who might be interested, please let us know! We’ll be grateful! We know a lot of exciting cool sports startups in the market. Contact

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