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Job description

We are looking for software engineers with 2-10 years of experience and a passion for data. We expect our data engineers to keep learning new technologies, architecture patterns, programming languages and machine learning algorithms. They will work with data scientists and are comfortable speaking their language. We are looking for professionals who are enthusiastic about innovation in software engineering and are not afraid to contribute to open-source projects and present at technical meetups. As we help our clients to target, measure and improve mission-critical business metrics and generate demonstrable return on investment, our data engineers enjoy a high level of responsibility and immediate client interactions. In addition to technical excellence, our engineers are great communicators equipped with the presentation skills to operate at executive level. Above all, our engineers are curious about the big picture and passionate about bringing data to life!

  • Engineer complete technical solutions to solve concrete business challenges in the areas of digital marketing, eCommerce, Business Intelligence and self-service analytics.
  • Collect functional and non-functional requirements, consider technical environments, business constraints and enterprise organizations.
  • Support our clients in executing their Big Data strategies by designing and building operational data platforms: ETL pipelines, data anonymization pipelines, data lakes, near real-time streaming data hubs, web services, training and scoring machine learning models.
  • Collaborate closely with partners, strategy consultants and data scientists in a flat and agile organization where personal initiative is highly valued.
  • Share data engineering knowledge by giving technical trainings.
  • Guide and mentor team members.
Required Experience
  • 2-10 years of professional experience in software engineering
  • A broad practice in multiple software engineering fields:

    1. Backend and/or frontend development in any programming language of your choice

    2. Design of web services

    3. Algorithms and complexity analysis

    4. Linux system administration, development and production environments

    5. Cloud, container and microservices infrastructures

    6. Software security

    7. Development workflow automation

  • A strong focus on data processing:

    1. Databases, theory and practice
    2. Distributed data processing
    3. Real-time event processing
    4. Concepts of functional programming
    5. Data privacy and anonymization techniques
    6. Enterprise data warehousing, business intelligence and ETL principles
    7. Statistics and analytics
    8. Machine learning
  • Ability to work in the English language with strong written and oral communication skills

  • Preferably located in The Netherlands as our office is located in Amsterdam
  • Willingness to travel for business meetings, as required


Know more


ADAPTFY is a strategic partnership between SHV Holdings and Metyis to establish global Data & Analytics (D&A) capabilities for SHV. We use data, advanced analytics & technology to create value through optimizing business practices and processes throughout the value chain. Using analytical insights is not only about understanding the drivers of performance but is equally about understanding what response mechanisms (actions) deliver what kind of results at a more granular level. AT ADAPTFY there is no such thing as a typical day. We work in and with the entire family of SHV companies—from ERIKS, an industrial service provider, to Nutreco, an animal nutrition and aqua feed company—and on a variety of fast-paced projects. We are a close-knit, eclectic group of professionals—e.g. engineers, data scientists, and former business executives—with an entrepreneurial mindset and drive to make a difference; and together we represent multiple nationalities and cultures. Our culture is very collegiate and meritocratic: your ambition determines your success!

About SHV

SHV is a family-owned multinational active in a number of operational activities and selected investment activities. Based in the Netherlands, SHV is present in more than 60 countries on all continents, employing approximately 60,000 people. SHV invests for the long-term, expanding and developing businesses sustainably and providing its customers with excellent products and services. SHV is active in energy distribution, cash-and-carry wholesale, heavy lifting and transport activities, industrial services, animal nutrition and aquafeed, exploration, development and production of oil and gas and providing private equity through its seven companies: SHV Energy, Makro, Mammoet, ERIKS, Nutreco, ONE-Dyas and NPM Capital.

About Metyis

Metyis is a global strategy and execution firm powered by analytics. Metyis helps clients to solve complex issues, capitalize on opportunities and transact as and when needed while forming bespoke and meaningful long-term partnerships. This fast-growing firm was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Amsterdam. Metyis has around 400 professionals from diverse backgrounds, in both strategy, execution and data science. It currently operates from offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, London, Zurich, Madrid, New Delhi, Porto, Lisbon, Faro and Dubai, with multiple new openings anticipated in the future.

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