Data Scientist

Weather Technology at the highest level!

More than 20 million consumers and 7,500 companies make decisions every day based on Infoplaza's information. The Weather Technology (Weathertech) team plays an essential role in this. Whether it concerns the creation or analysis of big data, the development of tooling or the application of techniques such as AI or data assimilation, the Weathertech team is the R&D heart of Infoplaza and responsible for the best imaginable meteorological technology. To expand our Weathertech team we are looking for new colleagues

  • You are the link between the R&D modeling team and the frontend and backend developers for the website and apps. In consultation with these disciplines, you will work on making large and innovative datasets available to help our customers solve their problems.
  • We have a large amount of weather model information, radar and satellite data and meteorological observations. With your help, we can translate this data via expert models into target group-specific information in order to be able to give advice to all our customers “to the point”. You use statistical analysis, artificial intelligence (AI) or other machine learning techniques for this.
  • The meteorological field is constantly innovating – better weather models and new observation sources become available every year. Together with the Weathertech team, you work on the use of new weather models, adjusting our APIs and making it possible to present this data graphically.
  • You develop well-documented and easy-to-use APIs, services and interfaces.
  • Devise and elaborate technical solutions and actively participate in technical discussions.
  • Collaborate with our other software engineers. Guiding and training junior developers if necessary.
  • If necessary, identify and repair malfunctions and bugs in the operational processing of meteorological data. Prepare and maintain troubleshooting documentation to provide our administrators with the correct information.

  • Completed HBO or WO education in mathematics, computer science or related discipline.
  • At least a few years of work experience with Python.
  • Experience with development of high load & availability APIs (Python or .NET).
  • Experience with big data tools (Google BigQuery, Postgres, SQL, Mongo).
  • Experience writing testable software and tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • You have a problem-solving attitude with constant attention to delivering the best quality.
  • You are and remain informed of developments in your field.

Bonus points for:

• Experience with data formats like NetCDF, HDF5, GRIB.
• Experience with cloud technology (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud).
• Knowledge of CI/CD (Azure DevOps, Jenkins, Git) and Docker or Kubernetes.

At Infoplaza we help people and organizations make the right decisions, with the right information at the right time. Infoplaza Group consists of three business lines: Infoplaza Network, Infoplaza Business and Infoplaza Mobility. Most of our activities consist of providing weather forecasts for customers all over the world (Infoplaza Network and Business), in addition we also deal with apps for mobility (Infoplaza Mobility).

Within Infoplaza Network we provide weather information for media and consumers through websites and apps, such as Weeronline, Weerplaza and Buienalarm. This makes us the #1 weather platform in the Benelux! But we are also active in the B2B market in various sectors worldwide to supply weather-related information, both on land and at sea. This is provided from Infoplaza Business. Here we help make our customers’ decision-making process more efficient during weather sensitive operations. 

We are an agile organization, where you as a team estimate what a feasible amount of work is, and work towards it together. You have daily contact with your team to coordinate what is going well and where help is needed. We finish features and release them on a regular basis, we don’t do big bang releases. If a customer has a wish, we quickly address it and continue until the customer is satisfied. Our head office is located in Houten (UT) and we also have an office in Amsterdam.

We develop using a wide range of technologies, but most of our work is done in C# and .Net. Additionally, we do our web development using Angular, React, Javascript and Typescript. Our core systems are written in C#, .Net and Python. These systems are deployed as a docker in our rancher cluster. We use a wide range of databases, each chosen to be the best for the job. These databases range from MS SQL, MYSQL and Postgres to Redis. We also develop mobile apps in house, both for iOS and Android. 

• Work within a successful and fast-growing organization, the expert in weather and mobility.
• Develop products that are used by millions.
• A multinational team of specialists to inspire and support you.
• Plenty of freedom on how you schedule your work.
• Informal and hands-on culture with short communication lines.
• 32 – 40 hr. workweek.
• Working from home (partially) is possible.

If you think we are a match, please send your CV immediately to We are looking forward to your response!

We do not respond to resumes from third party recruiters or consulting firms.