Metadata Specialist

Location: Oegstgeest, South Holland Salary: €2700 - €3750 per month + 38 hour workweek
Sector: IT, Life Sciences Type: Permanent

Do you like to work for an organisation that has a significant influence on the sharing of knowledge and educating people by the use of IT? And do you have a background in cataloging/library in combination with knowledge of- or affinity with developing/scripting? Then you might be our next:

Metadata Specialist

In the position of a metadata specialist you will have an exciting role that will continuously improving all aspects of the IT environment by using your analytical and technical abilities.

The Job:

The job consists of two parts:

  • Data liason, communicate with the different clients. Clients are for example the different libraries in the world. Informing an working together with all the different stakeholders (internally and externally).
  • Data processing, load files from a library, setting things up to process it. Actually manipulating and processing the data.

The Candidate:

  • At least bachelor level education
  • Fluent in English
  • The perfect candidate has experience in two core aspects: Cataloging and Developing/Scripting:


  • Understands/ has experience in cataloging and knows how these rules have to be applied (for example as a Librarian)
      • Describe the information that is available
      • What are the rules of descriptive cataloges?
        • Translate rules in a way that you can migrate it from one to another
        • Understand the rules to know to how to make it fit in a new system


The candidate knows how to work with technical interfaces. This consists of two things:

  • Manipulate data
    • Normalize data
    • Process data
  • Developer/Scripter skills
    • Confident with applications that need codes
    • Think of XML, Pearl, Java

The Benefits:

  • A salary of 3500 which is based on 38 hours a week
  • 100% of the pension is paid
  • A thirteenth month
  • You will start with a first year contract. You will get the opportunity to get this contract converted in a permanent contract.
  • An international working environment
  • Interesting training program opportunities

Apply now

Are you our new Metadata Specialist in Oegstgeest? Apply now! Click on the link or contact Maarten Doornenbal via 020-530 58 00 or m.doornenbal@

Interested in our other jobs in IT? Contact Maarten Doornenbal via 020-530 58 00 and ask about our other job openings.