Job description

Function

The Data Scientist applies strong expertise in artificial intelligence through use of machine learning, data mining, and information retrieval to design, prototype and build next generation advanced analytics engines and services. The data scientist collaborates with business partners to define the technical problem statement and hypotheses to test; develops efficient and accurate analytical models that mimic business decisions and incorporates them into analytical data products or tools with the support of a cross-functional team.

  • Develop and maintain efficient and accurate Machine Learning & AI models
    • Collaborate with business partners to define technical problem statements and develop hypotheses
    • Apply mainly forecasting, image recognition and LLM solutions to design and prototype models answering to business challenges
    • Merge and transform disparate internal & external data sets to create new features and select the right features to improve the effectiveness of your models
    • Explain results and limitations of your model to the business users
    • Monitor the effective results of your model in a production environment and decide about the strategy (training pace, adding new features …) to keep excellent results
  • Stay updated on data science trends and technologies, and gain exposure to new techniques and tools
  • Collaborate with business partners, analysts, and team members on data science standards and practices
  • Share passion for Data Science with broader enterprise community; identify and develop long-term processes, frameworks, tools, methods, and standards
Your Profile

  • Must have proficiency with Machine Learning to solve clustering, classification, regression, anomaly detection, simulation and optimization problems on large scale data sets
  • Experience with Big Data technologies desired — Cloud AI platforms (Azure), Databricks, Azure Data Lake Storage and any Features Store
  • Familiarity with programming languages (Python) and SQL
  • Experience with supporting deployment, monitoring, maintenance and enhancement of models desired
  • To interact with data during the discovery stage and to create new features
    • Must have proficiency writing SQL queries
    • Must have proven ability to merge and transform disparate internal & external data sets together to create new features
    • Experience with data visualization tools preferred – Plotly and Power BI
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time efficiently, and deliver outstanding results
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to learn and solve new business domains and problems
  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics with 5+ years of experience or a Master degree in a quantitative discipline with 3+ years of experience
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to answer questions and understand inherent biases in data
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and collaborate with business partners, analysts, and team members
Offer

  • Salary a competitive salary package, allowance for representation expenses, year-end bonus, double vacation pay, meal vouchers (€8 per working day), eco-vouchers, sport & culture vouchers, bonuses based on individual and group results.
  • Insurance group insurance, hospitalisation insurance, ambulant care insurance for the whole family and also personal accident insurance.
  • Vacation You will be entitled to 20 vacation days and 5 additional vacation days, 6 local days, 4 exempt days (after 1 year of employment) and up to 5 long-service days (1 day for every 3 years in employment).
  • Social fund Sinterklaas and year-end vouchers, birth and marriage allowance. We will also cover part of the cost of glasses, a dental prosthesis or similar needs.
  • Communication you will be given an iPhone, a phone subscription (for work and private use) and a laptop with internet reimbursement.
  • Private PC plan once every 3 years, a budget will be made available to you for a PC/tablet with software & peripherals for personal use.
  • Discounts you will enjoy a 30% discount on your gas and electricity bill.
  • Mobility we will offer you a company car and public transport or a mobility budget.
  • Elia shares Elia will give you the opportunity to subscribe to shares with a discount of 16.66% on the average share price.

Location

Boulevard de l'Empereur 20, 1000 Bruxelles

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