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Knab was founded in 2012 because we wanted to do things differently. Simpler, smarter and more advantageous for our customers. Because we believe we can help everyone maximize their financial affairs. "Feel at ease when it comes to your finances. Every day." By combining smart technical solutions with a healthy dose of human intelligence, we create financial services that really meet your needs. Add to that some of the sublime personal service from our employees and you end up with something that's truly unique to the world of finance!

In a nutshell
As data scientist you are part of the analytical back-bone of Knab. You like to take on complex challenges and can convincingly explain your work to your colleagues. You are not afraid to get to the bottom of things, but recognize situations where a swift solution is the best answer. You get energized by the idea of improving our services to our customer for an optimal customer centric experience at one hand, and building towards a healthy profitable bank at the other hand.

Depending on your interests and learning goals, you can join the Aegon Analytical Academy, a two-year program focused on helping you becoming a successful data scientist. This program covers essential courses in artificial intelligence, but focusses mostly on you translating a business problem into an analytical problem and bringing the results of your work back to our organization. During this program you will join data scientist from Aegon and its subsidiaries and includes a 3 month assignment.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Apply statistical and machine learning techniques to develop and improve both financial and non-financial models;
  • Develop insightful metrics, dashboards and reports;
  • Lead your stakeholders with data-driven analyses;
  • Take ownership of your personal development.

The Team
The Expert Center Data consist of ~25 young professionals with a big heart for Data, covering domains data science, data engineering, data management & data governance. The department works for all parts of knab. The team consists of all communicative 'beta nerds' who get energized by complex data challenges. You will report to our Chief Data Officer and collaborate with multiple stakeholders on a daily basis to help the bank achieve its data objectives.

Your Profile
There is no set route to become a great Data Scientist at Knab. But to be successful in this role, this is the kind of profile we have in mind:

  • Master degree in a quantitative field (i.e. Econometrics, Physics, Mathematics, Artificial intelligence, etc.);
  • 2-5 years working experience (preferred, open for juniors that are eager to learn);
  • Proactive, driven to achieve results and flexible;
  • Can draw the bigger picture before sketching the detail;
  • Connects various pieces of information to each other to arrive at a conclusion;
  • Can bring across a message clearly and concisely;
  • Is able to work under pressure in a focused and precise manner;
  • Strong coding skills in Python or R;
  • Preferably experience with SQL.

Diversity Statement: Come as you are. Knab is an open workplace with positive vibes. We are inclusive of all nationalities, races and genders. We feel comfortable to bring our authentic whole selves to work and like you to do so too.

Work with us!
If you come to work with us, Knab will become a significant part of your life. Therefore, we make sure the ambiance is just as exciting as your job. Check the benefits!

If you have any questions regarding this role or the process, please feel free to reach out to us!


We don`t collaborate with third parties to fulfill this role.

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Application procedure

1. You apply
You apply
2. Intake (phone)
Intake (phone)
3. First interview
First interview
4. Case
5. Second interview
Second interview
6. Third interview
Third interview
7. Offer
8. Pre-employment screening
Pre-employment screening
9. Whoo! New job!
Whoo! New job!

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