Marktleider in voorraadoptimalisatie

Machine Learning Developer

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Marktleider in voorraadoptimalisatie

De juiste balans tussen werkkapitaal, operationele kosten en een optimale servicegraad. Medewerkers moeten zich kunnen focussen op juist die taken waarmee ze de hoogste toegevoegde waarde bieden. Dat is waar de software Slim4 voor forecasting, demand planning en voorraadbeheer voor bedoeld is.

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Machine Learning Developer

In this position you are going to speed up development of machine learning applications and guide transition from prototypes to production software.

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Job description

Are you going to speed up development of machine learning applications and guide transition from prototypes to production software?

Slimstock helps customers make the best decisions for their inventory through automation, data insights and advanced modeling. The company is constantly striving to translate theory to practice within the field of inventory management and optimization. Using the state of the art in data science and machine learning, Slimstock continuously develops and extends its Slim4 services to unlock the full potential of clients’ data.

In the growing research department, Slimstock conducts research and creates prototypes for improving the existing Slim4 services and introducing new functionalities and machine-learning applications. Slimstock collaborates closely with clients to test prototypes on real-life data sets to obtain maximum model performance. They continuously develop themselves and each other by sharing knowledge and experience and by collaboration, both internal and external. Especially with the complexity of today’s supply chains, the research department plays an essential role in satisfying the clients’ needs and maintaining the high standards for the services Slimstock provides.

At Slimstock, you will support the implementation process to guarantee a successful transition of the latest research prototypes to production software. Additionally, you will contribute to the further development of the research code base and future prototypes.

Your activities and responsibilities are:

  • speed up the development of machine learning applications and other novel functionalities;
  • guide and support the transition from research code in Python to production code in Java by collaborating closely with the team of programmers;
  • expand the automatic testing capabilities for quality assurance and identification of (potential) problem sources;
  • support the business by investigating functional and technical problems related to the machine-learning applications;
  • write production-quality code and packages for the research code base in Python;
  • improve the existing tools and software by optimizing for speed, memory and efficiency;
  • review others’ work and provide constructive feedback;
  • document and present project results in a clear and professional manner;
  • work independently with minimal supervision.


Your profile
  • a MSc. in computer science, machine learning or other relevant quantitative discipline;
  • at least 3 years of experience in software development;
  • a Python expert with working knowledge of Java;
  • experience using machine-learning frameworks and data analysis;
  • comfortable with statistical tools and relational databases;
  • a desire to create optimal conditions for the success of machine-learning applications;
  • an interest in supply chain and inventory management;
  • a team player and eager to learn;
  • fun to work with;
  • a hands-on mentality.

What will make you stand out?

  • working knowledge of Spark and the Scala programming language;
  • experience in the field of supply-chain and inventory management;
  • experience applying machine-learning solutions in production.
What does Slimstock have to offer?
  • the opportunity to apply your knowledge and development skills to make real impact on our clients and the world of supply-chain and inventory management;
  • a fun place to work in an international and a no-nonsense environment;
  • an exciting job in one of the most innovative teams in our industry worldwide;
  • personal and professional growth opportunities in a growing and leading firm;
  • immediate excellent salary and benefits;
  • early responsibility;
  • inspiring, smart and enthusiastic colleagues.

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