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Data Engineer Internship

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Amsterdam (HQ)Tech

Job description

Hi, we are Swapfiets! đź‘‹ The bicycle subscription where you are always assured of a working bicycle. Our mission? Making cities more livable and sustainable under the motto 'buy less, use more'.

Do you see a challenge instead of a problem? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then you are ready for the Swapfiets adventure!

Start rolling up your sleeves.

At Swapfiets, interns get plenty of room to grow, fail, learn and succeed by actively contributing to a team of passionate people. We are looking for students who would like to gain business experience during their regular studies. Ready to join? You are flexible, open-minded and naturally gifted with outstanding social skills.

You’re a proactive team player who can fend for themselves and doesn’t shy away from sharing ideas. Needless to say, you are thrilled by our growth. Bonus points if you have a passion for bikes of course.

Although we have offices in multiple countries, you will work at our headquarters in Amsterdam. The building is located in the East near the Muiderpoort station and with a Gym, nature park and water around the corner, you have good accessibility, nature walks or Gym sessions just around the corner.

What will I be doing?

Good question!  In this role, you will be part of the Data team; the heart of our operation. Within the Data team you will work in the Data Engineering team. 

You will improve the current data models in our data warehouse by rewriting them and creating tests, create new models for new data sources and automate this wherever you can. Also you will have the opportunity to help out with more data engineering specific projects.

You work in a small team, which gives you a lot of authority for the best possible Data solutions and to put your own stamp on it. You work with the latest open source tools and technologies to help develop the data platform. In order for you to succeed, you get a lot of autonomy in the team, but you are guided where necessary by more experienced Data colleagues.

What skills do I need?

  • Be available for a regular internship. (4-6 months)

  • Follow a relevant Data related study, pursuing a Master’s degree

  • Problem solver, critical thinker and good communicator

  • Have a passion and eye for solving problems through Data

  • Experience with SQL and either Python or R  

  • Experience with data modelling

Job requirements

What we offer
  • Internship compensation of 400 euros;

  • A challenging internship with a project & deliverables of your own;

  • Working in a young and fast growing company;

  • Be a part of the Swapfiets road to expansion! Leading the movement toward more liveable cities!

  • The opportunity to learn more about Data and working in a multidisciplinary team

  • Your own Swapfiets of course!


You can now directly apply for this vacancy.

  • As soon as we think: you've got what it takes to qualify for this position, our recruitment team will contact you to check some basic information and ask you about some of your previous successes related to the role.

  • Next, if we believe there is a match you will be invited for an interview with two of our team members.

  • Are you and Swapfiets still as enthusiastic at the end of the process? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets (Data)team!