Data Scientist

November 2, 2020

At PortXchange we create solutions to make Port of Rotterdam, and all other ports, more efficient and limit their impact on the environment. Together with Port of Rotterdam we are committed to modernize and optimize port related logistics on a global level.

Our ideas and products are noticed and adopted by industry leaders. This is the direct result of being a startup with the backing of a leading brand. We value our culture of ownership, craftsmanship and self-organizing teams that consist of highly skilled team players. You don’t have a manager that urges you into company policies, but a coach that facilitates and challenges you and your team to excel in what you do.

Through increased customer demand we are on the verge of scaling-up multiple products. Because of this we want to expand our teams with bright and passionate data scientists.


You have a solid background in Data/Computer Science and/or Statistics/ Econometrics/ Mathematics . You are able to turn data into information. You are proficient in R, Python and SQL. You have experience in machine learning and statistical modeling. You can solve a small task on your local machine but you can also scale a solution to the cloud. You perform data analysis with our consultants and create machine learning models with our engineers. You work together with our software engineers to get your solution to the customer. You take responsibility and own your product.

Our tech

At PortXchange you will be working with R and Python. We use various ML techniques like Deep Neural Networks, Random Forests, and our creativity to learn from our data. When a problem is bigger than one machine we use Databricks and the AWS stack. We work with time series and geospatial data.

Our offer

  • Make amazing software, contribute to worldwide connected ports
  • Learn, work and have fun with bright minds
  • Use the latest hardware
  • Monthly R&D time
  • Good balance between onsite and working from home
  • A competitive salary, with good benefits
  • Good secondary benefits

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About the company

PortXchange – started as an industry changing idea that shipping companies, agents, terminals and other service providers can use to optimally plan, execute and monitor all activities during a port call based on standardised data exchange. This in order to optimize port calls: increasing just in time sailing, reducing time spent in ports and reduce over-all greenhouse gas emissions. Over the past year, PortXchange was tested extensively in Rotterdam and will now be roll out internationally.