Data Science intern

Amsterdam, North Holland Requisition Number R0026394 Subsidiary Marktplaats

DATA SCIENTIST INTERN

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

Ask any Dutch internet user about their favorite Marktplaats story. Observe their excitement about the great deal they found or the interesting people they met. They have made Marktplaats the most popular site in the Netherlands. On an average day, Marktplaats handles over 1 million unique visitors, 350.000 new advertisements and 155.000 transactions. But we want to go even further - we are constantly changing our platform to deliver the experience our customers love. We are a mix of Dutch and Silicon Valley cultures; like both, we are an international team of passionate people who share a common interest in solving problems using software and data. We invite you to join us. This is a big responsibility; you will improve customer experience through innovation, impact revenues and advance our team. In turn, we will work with you to grow your career in Marktplaats and eBay.

The role:

·       As a working student, you will be supporting our business analysts in data related research questions for commercial purposes.

·       Your tasks will include answering ad hoc analytical questions by diving into our large (and complex) database, forecasting and benchmarking our performance, helping other departments such as sales and marketing in making fact based decisions, setting up analytical reporting and maintaining these reports.

·       You will work closely with our business analysts and will build up a lot of hands on experience in tools such as SQL, Google Analytics, Hadoop, R, BigQuery, and of course Excel.

·       You will help translating the insights into actionable initiatives.

Requirements:

·       You are an ambitious and driven student who loves solving quantitative problems.

·       You are in your third (or higher) year of your university studies in a field such as econometrics, economics, mathematics, physics, or any other quantitative field.

·       Pro-activeness and willing to develop your data skills.

·       Good at communicating your (technical) results to other analysts and business owners.

·       Interested in classifieds with preferably a lot of experience on Marktplaats or another classifieds website.

We offer:

·       An international and fun work environment.

·       An opportunity to gain experience in data analysis and thus improve your technical skills, while working with market leading experts in ecommerce space

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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