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Big Data

Amsterdam, Netherlands



In summary:

At Next, we are rethinking how organizations from all over the world innovate: from Johnson & Johnson and Orange, to the World Economic Forum, BNP Paribas, Vodafone, and Covéa. On our quest, we’re looking for a Big Data Intern eager to work on a world-class application used by high performing customers!

You will be responsible to systematically define and implement new ways of turning data into actionable insights. You will work with real data, interact with real users, and see the impact of your implementation in production. You will be supported by internal experts – our guys are the ones behind the recommendation system that powers some of the largest e-commerce companies in the world. The topic can be tailored to your interest and prior knowledge. We expect you to take ownership over your work and to push the limits of innovation or as we say “if things never break, you are not taking enough risks”.

What will you do?‍‍‍

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner

What we are looking for?

  • Bachelor (last year) or Master students in Computer Science, Math, or equivalent
  • Good applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL
  • Good scripting and programming skills, using programming languages such as Python, Javascript, Java, etc
  • Bonus: basic knowledge of AWS technology stack
  • Bonus: Basic understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc
  • Good written and verbal skills in English (Dutch not required)


What's in it for you?

  • Work with smart, eager individuals on exciting challenges
  • Be part of a growing company, full of exciting opportunities
  • Beautiful office in Amsterdam’s canals
  • Option to work from back-home / flexible working times
  • Weekly team lunches and drinks – we are a fun and social bunch of people
  • Attend conferences and Meetups
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Unlimited in-house snacks & drinks to keep you energised
  • We will invest in you and your progress with an ambition to offer you a permanent, full-time job after your studies


Why we are perfect for you?

  • An internship/ thesis is only the beginning of a long journey together
  • Internships is one of our main recruitment strategies
  • We understand the importance of exams, papers and projects and will ensure you have space to finish your thesis in time
  • We take great pride in helping talented people grow to their full potential, both in professional and personal terms

Learn about the "Seven Commitments to all our Interns".


About Next:

Next is the innovation management solution trusted by high performing innovative organizations to engage, empower, and cross-functionally align their workforce in business innovation and transformation. Watch some customer stories here.

Rooted in design thinking for concepting and mean methodology for implementing, Next's proprietary solution covers the end-to-end innovation and transformation needs of enterprises from insight to ventures. Combining proven best practice content, a mobile-first application to automate the process, and overarching analytics, Next makes innovation smart, simple and sticky in ways never possible before.

Our goal is to drive companies to become more innovative, agile, and customer-centric by empowering their people to apply design thinking practices to address daily challenges and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Founded in October 2013, Next is a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Rising Star, Top 100 Red Herring Winner, and was recently featured in the list of top 50 startups to watch.


We hire more for your future potential than for your past experience.


Next is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of our relationship with our people without regard to race, creed/religion, gender, gender identity or expression, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, disability, unemployment status, veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, citizenship status, or any other category protected under the law. We promote equal opportunity in the recruitment, selection, training, transfer, layoff, compensation, promotion, and benefits of all employees.


We love the fresh perspective that students and recent grads bring to Next‍‍‍!

We are committed to offering a fun and engaging workplace for interns eager to learn and grow alongside our full-time employees.

As an intern you get to work on real customer projects. These are not coffee-fetching gigs.


Please contact us at jobs@collaborne.com if you have application questions







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