Who we are

Vesper is the fastest growing commodity intelligence platform in the market. Trusted and loved by some of the world’s largest companies (Nestlé, Cargill, Danone), we combine the latest in data science and artificial intelligence with deep domain expertise, as we set out to transform this enormous and traditional industry with cutting-edge tech. Vesper provides the eyes, ears and number-crunching advantage to buyers, sellers and commodity professionals; offering a real-time, personalised user-friendly view of the global commodity marketplace.

And our journey is just getting started! 

After a successful launch and campaign to become leading in the dairy industry, Vesper is now hungry to expand rapidly. We’re setting out to capture other commodity markets, provide new service offerings, and continue to delight our customers with the greatest commodity intelligence product on the market.

In order to do so, we are building a team of passionate and talented people who are eager to contribute to this growth and help us write our story.

What you will be doing

As our Data Science Intern, you will collaborate closely with the other members of our Data Science team, working together on developing machine learning algorithms for diverse use-cases, and contribute to deploying and maintaining existing models. We are seeking a proactive individual who thrives in structured problem-solving, is proficient in Python, and has a deep interest in machine learning. If you’re someone who is eager to enhance their technical skills while immersing themselves in a dynamic and fast – paced environment, this role might be the perfect fit for you!

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Support in implementing machine learning algorithms for both internal and product-focussed projects.
  • Conduct research into the methods and data needed for future projects.
  • Work together with immediate team members as well as colleagues from other departments, and actively contribute to our team goals and objectives.
  • You will assist in deploying machine learning models using AWS.

What you will bring

  • A proactive attitude and a desire to learn and grow in the field of Data Science.
  • You are currently enrolled in a Master’s degree in Math, Computer Science, AI, Data Science, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in Python and familiarity with coding best practices. 
  • A passion for solving problems with machine learning!
  • Willingness to work in a dynamic workplace, learn quickly and adapt to a changing product.
  • Open-minded attitude, embracing diversity and respecting cultural differences.

What you will get:

  • International team of 70+ people from all over the world and an inclusive culture
  • A flat company structure with an entrepreneurial environment with lots of autonomy and trust
  • Trust and autonomy to perform in your role
  • Possibility to implement new ideas and work on additional projects
  • Fantastic nurturing team with a collaborative spirit, hungry for growth and knowledge
  • Professional development opportunities that will help you and Vesper grow
  • Environment that supports both personal and collective learning
  • A chance to see your work make a real difference in the real world and change a traditional business impacting every day of our lives
  • Great hangouts with brilliant people
  • A beautiful canal-view office located in the heart of Amsterdam
  • Some additional cool perks – MacBook Pro, lunch at the office, fun monthly team activities, flexible office hours, Friday drinks, company sport tournaments, and more than that!