Internship – Data Engineer


Internship – Data Engineer 


HEINEKEN Europe, Middle East and Africa Export & Global Duty Free is responsible for all 3rd party Export & License business in the EMEA region and for the Duty Free channels globally. The EMEA Export & GDF OpCo independently manages a large portfolio of brands lead by Heineken® and has a strategic role for the development of brands across multiple markets. The Headquarter is based in Amsterdam and counts approximately 100 people.


Your internship will be in the Digital & Technology Team (D&T) which is a newly formed function that reports to the Managing Director. You will join the team that focuses on Data & Analytics. During the internship, among other topics, you will focus on establishing our Analytics Enablement Platform in Azure. You will have the opportunity to learn how a dynamic FMCG company uses current cloud systems to drive its business and further your Data Engineer skillset.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, mature and hands-on student in the final stage of their studies (IT, Econometrics, Data Science, Economics, and Business Administration) in the Netherlands with a strong analytical profile and an interest in data engineering. The student must be enrolled for the entirety of the internship, which starts in February. We’re looking for a candidate with strong communication skills and a flexible mindset.


All candidates should furthermore possess the following skills/characteristics:

  • Enthusiastic and curious
  • Team player
  • Analytical
  • Digitally savvy
  • Ability to be self-starting and work independently when and where needed


Must have:

  • Will to help others
  • Ability to multitask
  • Fluency in English
  • Student status in The Netherlands


Nice to have:

  • Experience with Azure (Databricks / Synapse)
  • Experience with Python and/or SQL
  • Microsoft Stack (SharePoint & Teams) skills
  • Basic understanding of data management and ETL process


This internship offers the candidate an opportunity to apply his or her academic knowledge and connect to real life situations in a business unit that is in the middle of its digital transformation. EMEA Export & GDF is a challenging but safe, professional and fun working environment in which employees want to ensure the decisions they take are data-driven. The candidate can make a true impact by building data pipelines in an efficient way, cleansing and preparing the data for analytical and operational usage. In return, we provide support and coaching to the intern, ensuring solid capability development. The intern will have the opportunity to learn from end-to-end business processes in different departments, practice his or her communication skills, drive change across the entire organisation and kick-start his or her career!


Conditions of HEINEKEN

  1. You are enrolled at an educational institution.
    1. In the case of non-EU nationality, you must be registered as an intern with a Dutch educational institution, from which we receive proof of enrollment for the current academic year from you.
    2. In case of EU nationality, you may also be registered as an intern at educational institutions outside the EU.
  2. Living in the Netherlands during internship (HEINEKEN does not facilitate housing).

Great! For more information about this vacancy or about the application process, please contact [email protected] or you can apply right now.


Are you unsure if there is a perfect match? If so, we would still encourage you to apply!


Working at HEINEKEN

Every day we work with pride on our great products that you have certainly had in your hand at a party, during a work meeting or at home on the couch. HEINEKEN is much more than just beer. What about brands like Heineken 0.0, Apple Bandit,  Amstel Radler and Birra Moretti. We actively work to create a pleasant work environment where everyone feels respected and has equal opportunities. Your personality, knowledge and skills are the success of our organization.


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