Data Science

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Go beyond developing models that only run in local notebooks.

The Xccelerated Data Science program is for experienced data scientists who want to learn everything about developing scalable, production-ready data science applications. Develop your data science skills and go in-depth with a wide variety of topics required to make real impact.

The first month

The program kicks off with a one-month full-time bootcamp training. Here, we focus on writing deployable code, version control, continuous integration, working with Docker, cloud computing, deploying model artifacts and monitoring models in production. Some topics may sound familiar, but we’ll go more in-depth into principles and best practices to prepare you for the next step in your career.

The next 12-months

After the bootcamp, you spend a full year working onsite four days a week at one of our partner companies, and returning one day a week to our Xccelerated office in Amsterdam. During these “return” days, you split your time between theory and practice—gaining project guidance and coaching from our supervising consultants to support you in the partner company’s projects, while also diving deeper into training topics not covered in the bootcamp. It’s always about continuous learning.

Program topics include

  • Advanced Pandas & Scikit-learn

  • Building custom models

  • Distributed processing with Spark

  • Model deployment best practices

  • Probabilistic data structures

  • Causal Inference

  • Deep learning and differentiable programming

  • Streaming algorithms

  • Soft skills

Want to know more? Fill in your details to download the full program!

 
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Soft skills

Every Xccelerator program integrates personal development. So along with your hard data skills, you will also learn (and practice) effective ways to communicate as a data professional. Topics covered include working in multidisciplinary teams, different communication styles, presentation skills, feedback, and handling conflict.

Why work at Xccelerated

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Advanced training

Don’t waste your time and take your skills to the next level. Our 13-month advanced programs kick off with an intensive, month-long (paid) bootcamp training. After that, you’ll receive ongoing, weekly project support from our senior consultants, plus personal development coaching.

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Challenging data-driven project

When you join Xccelerated, you’ll get the opportunity to have one of our partner companies as your next employer. So, you can put everything you’ve learned (and are learning) into practice while working in collaboration with other highly skilled professionals on the most challenging data-driven projects.

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Love what you do

Become a better data scientist, data engineer, or cloud engineer while enjoying your job? Sounds pretty good to us. This is your chance to work with like-minded young professionals in an international environment, sharing knowledge - and fun. Because work shouldn’t really feel like work, should it?

Ready to become a Data Science Xccelerator?

Are you an experienced data scientist who is willing to step out of your comfort zone? Do you want to develop scalable, production-ready data science applications? If you are eager to learn about the latest technologies while working with colleagues who share a passion for data to help businesses get more from theirs – and you have:

  • A relevant master’s degree (e.g. artificial intelligence, business analytics, econometrics)

  • One-year-minimum work experience as a data scientist (related company internships or side jobs are also relevant)

  • Hands-on experience with machine learning models

  • Programming skills (preferably in Python)

  • Understanding and reading of the Dutch language

Our next Data Science group starts March 1, 2020.

Apply now

 

If you have any questions, please contact Samantha, our Talent Acquisition Lead, through sgoncalves@xccelerated.io or telephone number +31 (0) 6 - 13 88 97 70

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Some of our references

Heineken
KLM
Alliander
Schiphol Group
ING
Randstad Group
Nationale Nederlanden
Mollie
Vattenfall
Heineken
KLM
Alliander
Schiphol Group
Randstad Group
Nationale Nederlanden
Mollie
Vattenfall