Job – Amandis – IT analyst Data science

For an international company active in the R&D sector, we are looking for an IT analyst who can become the liaison between the business needs and operational development team. Technical aspects remain key in this position, along with the ability to communicate and negotiate with the business owners.

job function: Accountabilities

  • Define user requirements accurately and clearly in order to design software development that is matching customer needs
  • Perform extensive user testing and give training for the selected information systems in order to stimulate colleagues to work efficiently with the designed and proposed systems
  • Effectively consult and liaise with system stakeholders, members of the IT team and outsourcing partners in order to propose and implement solutions that are bringing value to all stakeholders
  • Conceive, design, test and maintain business process automations to bring value to the business and by ensuring integration and compatibility with the rest of the IT infrastructure
  • Provide user and support documentation, test logs and other relevant documents to facilitate release to production
  • Challenge existing business processes to discover better ways of doing business
  • Implement automated acceptance test using the most appropriate testing framework in order to minimize the manual work and error rate in test results
  • Support, consult and coach users to apply information technology in order to improve their and the organization’s effectiveness
  • Evangelize and coach end-users about software development methods.

job requirements: Competencies

  • Ability to use models as effective representations of reality (UML, DFD, Lists, mind maps, Rich Pictures, …)
  • Ability to detect, point out and clarify ambiguity
  • Ability to logically and systematically approach complex problems and effectively advocate sound solutions to complex problems
  • Knowledge of Database management systems (Cassandra, Hadoop, Redis, HBase,…)
  • Knowledge of software development with Java, JEE
  • Good knowledge of scripting languages (Perl, Groovy, Python, Ruby, …) for automated and ad hoc data handling
  • Good knowledge on software testing methods and practices
  • Knowledge and ability to apply and implement Project Management and Service Management processes. (ITIL, PMI, Scrum, …).
  • Understanding of the business’ mission, strategic imperatives and values and ability to translate them into the day to day work
  • Constantly search for customer information and feedback to ensure that current and planned work activities, products and services promote customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Ability to implement action plans, processes and guidelines in the day to day work


  • Masters or Bachelor degree in Information Technology or equivalent
  • Languages: Java, Ruby, Python. Knowledge of C++ will be a benefit
  • Databases and transactional systems: Oracle, SQL
  • Knowledge of Business intelligence, DWH, data science, Big data, data transformation, … are strong assets
  • Systems knowledge: Windows, Linux, Unix
  • Hardware: LAN equipment (servers, hubs, routers, etc.)
  • Experience with automated unit, integration and functional tests
  • Practical knowledge of Project Management
  • English language.

job offer:

A chance to do a data management system redesign and the opportunity to set up an entire big data system. Next to this, the international context of this organisation makes it easy to grow as a technical expert.

Xavier De Cocklaan 72
9831 Sint-Martens-Latem
Tel: +32 (0)9 240 0070

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