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Sia Partners

Machine Learning Engineer

Amstelplein 1, 1096 HA Amsterdam, Pays-Bas

Company description

Sia Partners is a next generation management consulting firm and pioneer of Consulting 4.0. We offer a unique blend of AI and design capabilities, augmenting traditional consulting to deliver exceptional value to our clients. With 1,800 consultants in 18 countries and expertise in more than 30 sectors and services, we optimize client projects worldwide. Through our Consulting for Good approach, we strive for next-level impact by developing innovative CSR solutions for our clients, making sustainability a lever for profitable transformation.   Sia Partners NetherlandsIn 2009 the office in Amsterdam was opened, which is now situated in the Rembrandttoren with a great view from the 28th floor of Amsterdam. We focus on the following sectors: Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, Marketing & Customer Experience, Data Science and  HR, Transformation & Change. The Dutch team is experiencing strong growth and has now built up an impressive client portfolio, supported by and cooperating with colleagues from our international offices. Sia Partners Netherlands employs approximately 55 consultants.

Job description

What you will doAs an expert in the field of Machine Learning Engineering you will be responsible for the growth of our Data team, both professionally as well as in size. You will be in charge of shaping and executing the future of your expertise within Sia NL. You will work on client projects as well as on building our own Sia AI solutions, together with our Dutch team of Data Scientists, our French Data Engineering team, and other business units of Sia Partners Global.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Leading an internal team towards the development of AI products;
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team on client projects as an expert on your subject;
  • Making architectural and design decisions for cloud environments;
  • Building production level ML/AI solutions with solid software engineering;
  • Guiding Data Scientists to scale up their models into production (parallelizing, optimizing, tuning, testing, and wrapping);
  • Giving trainings, leading internal meetings and organizing external events;
  • Participating in team meetings and workshops with clients;
  • Writing blog articles, presenting at conferences and sending out press releases on the subject that you lead.

Who you will work withThe Amsterdam Data Science team is young, diverse and growing (10+). You will join a team that will challenge you and invest in your professional development. We have a flat structure and rely on the entrepreneurial spirit of our members: initiative is highly encouraged. We are striving for well-being, diversity and knowledge-sharing inside the team, so that we can grow together.

Who you are

  • You are an established technical professional that wants to make the next step in their career, taking on more leadership responsibilities.
  • You have first-rate project management and time management skills.
  • You are a true problem solver, you turn complex issues into simple and impactful business solutions.
  • You are enthusiastic for applying Data Science/Engineering solutions to business problems.
  • You have excellent communication skills and can present complicated concepts in a synthetic way.
  • You have the ability to adapt rapidly and work on a range of different business areas within a challenging environment.
  • You have the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


  • MSc level education in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Embedded Systems or related field of study.
  • 2-4 years of experience in building production-quality ML/Deep Learning pipelines and models.
  • Good understanding of Machine Learning fundamentals and strong knowledge in a specific domain (e.g., Computer Vision, Deep Learning, NLP).
  • Expert coding skills in Python and at least one of these languages: Scala, C++, Java.
  • Hands-on experience with database management languages (e.g., SQL, PostgreSQL).
  • Hands-on experience in cloud-based infrastructures (AWS/GCP/Azure).
  • Hands-on experience with Unix-based command line and DevOps tools (Git, Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Hands-on experience with big data technologies (e.g. Spark, Hadoop, Databricks).
  • Experience with coaching/mentoring other engineers.
  • Prior experience in Management Consulting is a strong plus.
  • Willingness to travel and work at local and international clients.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Ability or strong willingness to be professionally proficient in the Dutch language.

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary with great extra advantages: a company car or flexible mobility plan, a work phone, a clear and structured yearly salary increase and bonuses.
  • Flexible transport options that match your personal needs.
  • Training plan to develop yourself as an expert in your discipline.
  • You have the opportunity to work from home, with the client or from our inspiring office in Amsterdam.
  • Working in an international environment creates opportunities to share knowledge and work together on international projects with colleagues all over the world.