AI Specialist

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AI Specialist

Looking to make a real-world impact with AI, work with the brightest talents, and partner with industry and academia leaders to drive innovation?

Full-time · Hybrid


Picture yourself addressing real-world challenges with cutting-edge AI solutions, making a positive impact on the world, and building lasting relationships. If this sounds like your perfect job, you might be the AI Specialist we're seeking at Kickstart AI!

Kickstart AI is an innovative non-profit initiative where influential tech companies like KLM, ING, Ahold Delhaize, and NS collaborate with renowned universities and research institutes to make a difference in the world. We're driven by a shared passion for converting scientific insights into practical AI solutions that benefit Dutch society.

Our dedicated Product Team is vital to this mission, transforming ideas, learnings, and knowledge from challenges and the community into fantastic products for non-profits, NGOs, and SMEs across the Netherlands. Now, we're looking for an exceptional AI Specialist like YOU to join us and help shape the future of AI-driven solutions! 🌟

In this exciting role, you will use your expertise in AI, machine learning, and deep learning to help scale and tailor our AI solutions for various use cases.

This includes developing, implementing, and fine-tuning AI and machine learning models and algorithms to create and optimize AI pipelines for data processing and model deployment.

You'll also evaluate AI solutions for scalability, robustness, and performance, mentor and guide team members on AI best practices and techniques, build responsible AI, and champion AI-driven innovation throughout the organization.

    To kickstart this position you need:

    • A Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field.

    • At least 4 years of experience as an AI Specialist or similar role, proving you're a leader in the field.

    • Expertise in AI, machine learning, and deep learning techniques, making you a true AI innovator.

    • Proficiency in programming languages like Python, R, or Java, showcasing your coding chops.

    • Experience with AI frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or Keras, ensuring you're fluent in AI development.

    • An interest in Responsible AI.

    • A deep understanding of data science, statistics, and predictive modeling techniques, making you a data mastermind.

    Why you'll love kickin' it with us:

    • Embark on projects that make a real, tangible impact on the world.

    • Tap into resources and connections from our corporate sponsors to skyrocket your growth and success.

    • Be a pioneer at Kickstart AI, shaping our direction and making a real impact on our journey.

    • Collaborate with some of the most innovative and brilliant minds in the field.

    • Enjoy a competitive salary, plus an extra 15% premium to secure your future retirement dreams.

    • 26 days of vacation to relax, recharge, and live your best life.

    • Flexible benefits tailored to your needs via our yourcampus platform.

    • A 1,000 euro learning budget to keep your skills ahead of the curve and cutting-edge.

    Ready to join a team that's shaping a future so bright, you'll need shades? 😎


    Kickstart AI is the perfect place for you! Apply now and be part of our mission to revolutionize society with AI.

    Need answers before jumping in? 

    Feel free to reach out to Paloma at paloma@kickstartai.org, or give her a call/WhatsApp at +31 6 43 26 67 86. Let's start the conversation!