Data Engineer

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Data Engineer


Together, let's take on the challenge of working with the data of the leading comparison platform of the Netherlands. 

The Bencom Group provides consumers, institutions and companies with independent and objective information about services and rates in the field of telecom, internet, digital television, energy, insurance and hotel accommodation. Do you like the combination of data, architecture and integration? Join the team and help us analyze, understand, predict, and visualize our data to support our internal business units and provide our customers with the best possible services. 

About the job

As a Data Engineer at the Bencom Group you will work to further develop and maintain the data infrastructure that is the basis for all data science, analytics, automation and visualization projects. You will make sure that data from various internal and external data sources are reliably and efficiently integrated into our data warehouse system in Azure.

You will be responsible for the creation, improvement, and monitoring of a great number of data pipelines via integration tools or your own SQL/Python/R code. Preferably, you have experience with Azure Cloud, and especially with Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Warehouse and Azure Synapse or the enthusiasm to quickly learn all the ins and outs about it. It is important that you are up to date with the latest data architecture patterns and have knowledge of parallel processing. Because you are up to date with the latest technologies and with your forward-thinking you will make sure that we keep our competitive edge.

Based on specific business needs and use cases, you will write performant SQL queries, combine data, and interact with the data science and analytics projects. Together with your colleagues in the data team (Mirjam, Merijn, Julie and Nadim) you provide accurate and insightful knowledge across the markets we operate in (energy, insurance, hotel rooms and telephony) and across divisions (e.g. marketing or finance).  

Before we continue

Diversity is important to us! We explicitly encourage candidates of all genders and of any race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status to apply for this position.

What we are looking for

You will join a driven, young, and informal team, where you have a lot of freedom to work independently. A good working atmosphere is important to us, that's why a pleasant sense of humor is an advantage.

  • You have followed a relevant HBO or WO education, such as information science or computer science;
  • At least 2 years of proven experience in a data-related role;
  • Experience with databases and cloud infrastructure is required;
  • Strong knowledge of data processing (T-SQL, SQL) and modelling is required;
  • Programming experience, e.g. Python or .NET is an advantage;
  • Experience with Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Warehouse and Azure Synapse is and advantage;
  • You can communicate and analyze well;
  • You can work independently;
  • You are available to work for a minimum of 32 hours a week;
  • You live in (or near) the city of Groningen.

We are looking for a variety of data skills for different roles. Do you have at least two years of experience in data engineering, data science, data analysis or data development but your skills do not exactly match the above requirements? Please get in touch and let us discuss about a potential fit!

What we offer

  • Lots of room for your own input;
  • Employment with varied and challenging projects;
  • Opportunity to develop yourself;
  • Cosy get-togethers and staff outings;
  • Excellent coffee of the highest quality;
  • Pension contribution;
  • Market-based salary (depending on experience) and bonus opportunities.


We would like to receive your cover letter and resume. Applications without cover letter not taken into consideration. The letter should be addressed for the attention of Ms. J.E. (Jeanet) Woldring-Droper. 

For questions about the application procedure or the job content, please send an email to or call us on +31 (0) 595 425859. 

No agencies please.