Movement Data Scientist

  • Technology
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Movement Data Scientist

Job description

Do you get thrilled by gathering and analyzing data? And then extracting that one parameter that makes a different for a patient? Do you have a background in the movement science? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!

Your role as a Movement Data Scientist at Movella

As a Movement Scientist you will be working with our Athlete Management System Kinduct to gather (sports)medical data. Additional to Xsens data you will integrate any patient centered data, run analyses, extract what is useful and build reports in Tableau to make interesting parameters accessible by customers.

You will be working together closely with our team, based in Enschede, The Netherlands

Key challenges:

  • Gather, integrate and analyze various types of data from (top)athletes and patients
  • Design reports with Tableau software that present parameters that will be used by coaches, (physio)therapists and doctors
  • Create your own algorithms that extract the necessary parameters from different data sources
  • Develop patient centered evidence based protocols for injuries and rehabilitation


Movella is looking for persevering Movement Data Scientst. Someone who thrives in an environment where thorough communication is highly appreciated. You have:

  • An open, entrepreneurial and commercial attitude
  • You get thrilled by making sense out of complex and enormous amounts of data
  • You are self-driven, ambitious, have great team working skills, capability to deliver high quality outcome
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in the (sport)medical field
  • Skilled in data analysis
  • Skilled in Python and/or MATLAB, preferably with knowledge of C++
  • Experience in Tableau is an advantage
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Human Movement science, Sports Science, Movement Technology, or equivalent required

Working at Movella

Movella is bringing meaning to movement. This new brand encapsulates the value and technologies from mCube, Xsens, and Kinduct. Our mission is to digitize movement so that people can extract meaning and impact positive change. We provide intelligent solutions for sensing, capturing, and analyzing motion and states of being. Our products accelerate innovation and create extraordinary outcomes in entertainment, sports, health and industrial markets.

Working for Movella is working with colleagues that are inquisitive and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our teams. These teams consist of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for health, movement and technology. Movella offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international environment, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.