Data Modelling Consultant

  • Data Foundation
  • Amsterdam/Remote
  • Full-time
  • Immediately

How you describe yourself

  • A quantitative master’s degree in; Business Administration, Economics, Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics or other quantitative studies and have practical experience with analyzing (large amounts of) data using SQL, Python or other programming languages
  • Be passionate of data solutions that have impact on our client business
  • Intrinsic motivation for continuous learning, such as understanding financial products.
  • Get satisfaction from using your analytical mind set to analyzing data and recognize (counter)intuitive data patterns
  • Desire to proactively improve data with the right business and modeling knowledge. Explain and convince other stakeholders of your insights
  • A high problem-solving ability together with getting things done mentality
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English

What we offer you

  • Challenging projects: you have a positive impact on the client by getting the most out of his data
  • A horizontal organization where the lines are short, and you can shape the strategy of the Data Foundation team
  • Possibility to develop quantitative models or building Data Science solutions with our other RiskQuest colleagues.
  • A fantastic working location in the heart of Amsterdam
  • A great team of 50+ smart, inspiring and sociable colleagues
  • Above market primary and secondary employment conditions
  • Ample room and budget for personal development

Next level in Data Modelling

As a Data Engineering Consultant, you develop the best data solutions for leading (financial) institutions in the Netherlands. With us you will work directly with the client. You will learn how to construct data solutions, which will be used for model development. Furthermore, you will learn how solutions and models are implemented in a company.

You will be directly responsible, and you will work together with your RiskQuest colleagues at projects at banks, insurers, and pension funds. In addition to good compensation, we offer flexible working hours and a lot of substantive challenge.

Our Company

RiskQuest is a consultancy specialized in models for the financial sector. In an increasingly complex world, there is also an increasing need to manage risks. Models are an important instrument in this regard.

The base of these models is the availability of data that is of good quality. RiskQuest observes that one of the challenges is to have readily available data that meets high data quality standards. The Data Foundation team focuses on helping our clients to have ready-to-use data so they can use this in their business practices like model development and building Data Science solutions.

In recent years we have been able to build up an impressive client base. We work for all major Dutch financial institutions. In addition, we are continuously expanding our services.

We are a team of 50+ ambitious individuals, almost all of whom have a quantitative background in econometrics, mathematics and physics. Mutual social contacts and an informal working atmosphere with a lot of individual freedom are important to us. You quickly become part of our close-knit team.


Your day at RiskQuest

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  • Start of the day
    09:00  -  09:30
    Every team member provides a short update and you discuss what you will be working on that day.
  • Data Gathering
    09:30  -  10:30
    The task assigned to you is to gather all data regarding a specific attribute. You write your queries to gather the data from various data sources.
  • Coffee Break
    10:30  -  10:45
    Time for coffee, together with your colleagues you take a small break from work.
  • Summarize Data
    10:45  -  12:00
    You check the data that you have gathered and prepare summary statistics.
  • Lunch
    12:00  -  13:00
    Lunchtime, as we work in the center of Amsterdam, you can go for something different every day
  • Team meeting
    13:00  -  14:00
    You discuss the results with your team members. Are the results consistent with each other?
  • Innovative Solution
    14:00  -  17:00
    It turns out that not all data was correct. You try to come up with an innovative solution for the problem.
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Some insights from your colleagues at Data Foundation

One of the things I like about RiskQuest is that our colleagues do their work with passion. You notice everyone’s intrinsic motivation to improve themselves and in this way reach the best possible results for our clients. This is also notable outside of work when we play a game of padel, table tennis or chess.

Vincent Schothuis
Manager – Financial Risk Modelling
Vincent vierkant

Our application procedure

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The recruitment team screens your application on the basis of a CV, motivation letter and list of grades. Do we look like a good match on paper? Then the recruitment team will contact you within 2 days.
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Introductory meeting
Match? Then we would like to welcome you to the office. We would love to get to know you through an introductory meeting
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Second interview
If the introductory meeting was a success, we would like to plan a second interview with two of our consultants. You will be given a case interview if deemed necessary in the introductory meeting.
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Third interview
If the second interview with the consultants was a success, we would like to plan a third interview with senior people within the organization.
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If all interviews were succesful, we will present you with an offer!
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RiskQuest strives to provide feedback within 2 working days

When you find a position that matches your skill set. Click the "Apply now" button on any open job listing. From there, you can fill out the form and submit your application.

The RiskQuest Recruitment team (Recruiter, Consultant and Partner) will review your resume, grade lists and cover letter.

Our company's main language is English.

We support learning and development for all RiskQuesters. Together with your coach you will map out your learning needs.

Vincent vierkant

Do you have a question?

Feel free to contact Vincent, Manager at RiskQuest.
06 - 20 04 34 19

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