Data Engineering Traineeship

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Data Engineering Traineeship

Young Mavericks focusses on the future-proofness of organizations and talent. We are digital thinkers who do. Sometimes stubborn, but always eager. Eager to be different. Eager to be better.

To achieve this, we work with programs and projects linked to the most recent and important technological developments, in which passionate talents will awaken companies with their specific knowledge and enrich the companies with new services, systems and products.

In this way we support the growth of businesses and the development of a new generation of talents.

Please note: Dutch-speaking applicants only · FULL-TIME · KATTENBURGERSTRAAT 5, 1018 JA AMSTERDAM

The traineeship

During the first eight weeks we will introduce you to our way of working with big data. You will get eight weeks of intensive training, led by seniors and a team of teachers, at our office at the Marineterrein in Amsterdam. The purpose of this training is to prepare you for your first assignment as a Data Engineer and improve your skills and qualifications in data engineering.

At Young Mavericks, we focus on an entrepreneurial mindset, personal development, consultancy skills and deep technological understanding. You will learn all aspects of data engineering and get enough attention by working in groups of eight (or less) under guidance of several specialists.

During the traineeship you’ll be trained in different topics such as data architecture. data streaming, databases and building API’s. You will improve your (objected-oriented) programming skills in Python and Scala and work with modern database techniques and tooling among which Hadoop. Furthermore, the traineeship contains weekly guest lectures to get you acquainted with the field of Data Engineering. After four weeks of training you will start working on an actual business project, provided by one of our partners. This will give you the opportunity to put your skills into practice immediately. Just eight weeks after the start of the training you will deliver a first prototype for your business project. And finally, after two months of training you will work on one or more assignments at our partners. 

We offer

  • a paid 8-week training and a competitive salary
  • a professional team of Data Scientists and specialists, willing to help you with the next steps in your career
  • modules and coaching both aligned with the relevant demands of our partners
  • interesting data cases from leading organizations in The Netherlands
  • a job as Junior Data Engineer(with a good salary) after completing the training


  • hold a related Master degree and have programming skills, preferably in Python
  • speak Dutch and English fluently 
  • are creative, digitally educated, solution-oriented and have a growth mindset
  • love to take on intellectual challenges

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