Data Analyst

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Data Analyst

Dive into our data lake, if you dare…

We have vast depths of rough data on offer for you to explore in this highly independent role as a Data Analyst. These are no muddy waters to you. You guide our Talpa brands by translating data into concrete usable (marketing) insights and actions. The scope of your work is vast. So are your analytical skills. We, your Data Team, keep you grounded.


Your typical day at Talpa Network

  • Your daily morning scrum meeting was inspiring, you had some great coffee and you are eager to work on some new ideas
  • Your work as a Data Analyst is all about proactively thinking up and researching hypotheses
  • Our consumers get the best content on their preferred Talpa channels because you find key improvement opportunities in our data
  • Today is the day after the Champions League; you have worked your way through the numbers from yesterday’s lifestream to help the analysts at Talpa TV reach the right conclusions
  • You dive into the statistics of Linda Magazine app and website to check your idea about improving page clicks
  • You come up for air and take a breather by searching for statistical relationships in data collections over all Talpa Brands
  • Since you like to present your findings clearly, you work on visual dashboards and reports
  • You evaluate and innovate the data analysis standard within Talpa alongside your Data Analyst colleague
  • Have lunch at the shores of the IJ harbour with colleagues
  • After lunch you conduct a workshop on SQL for the new Business Analysts
  • You prepare for a meeting with business for new hypotheses, data or reporting wishes
  • You conclude your day by working on the A/B tests for with the business analyst

A remarkable Technology Team

This is your job as a Data Analyst if you are crazy about your craft. We, your future colleagues in the Smart Data Platform team live and breathe data. We transform the mountain of data into bite-sized information and insights for our Talpa Network colleagues. Our new Data Analyst will be based at our office in Amsterdam, near the ‘Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ’. Feel free to spend time with business stakeholders in Hilversum (Talpa Radio or Talpa TV) or Naarden (Linda).

This means a lot to you

  • An independent Data Analyst role with loads of freedom to investigate your hypotheses
  • Working closely with all Talpa brands and helping them with improving content
  • Improving our data analysis standards & guidelines
  • Having a lot of fun in the process
  • Your work will ultimately delight, surprise and entertain millions of consumers daily
  • Working in a start-up mentality, with all the benefits of a large media/tech company
  • Getting access to our cool events like 538 King's Day, 538 DJ Hotel, Das Coen und Sander fest
  • Growing by doing and enjoying our many options for development, training and certification

We are looking for a pioneering free-spirited Data Analyst with

  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, or other quantitative focus
  • A minimum of two years of working experience in a Data Analyst role
  • An endless inquisitive mind
  • A proactive way of working, eager to approach your business
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience in programming and data modelling in R or Python
  • Experience with dashboard tooling
  • Scrum/Agile mindset and experience
  • Willingness to quickly learn, adapt and apply new technical skills
  • No fear of flying, as you will visit the team members in Serbia, regularly
  • Knowledge of the Dutch language (or eagerness to learn) is preferred.

Relevant? Apply!

We have a straightforward selection process with two or three conversations. First, an informal coffee with the Lead Data Architect Jelmer Voogel. Second, an in depth interview with the VP for Platform and Architecture. If you have questions, feel free to contact, Linde Jansen, Recruiter, via linde.jansen@talpanetwork.