Job – NG DATA – Big Data Scientist


Job Description

In the era of Big Data, data is not useful until we identify patterns, apply context and intelligence. The data scientist, as an emerging career path, is at the core of organizational success with Big Data and for humanizing the data to help businesses better understands their consumer.

As a data scientist, you sift through the explosion of data to discover what the data is telling you. You figure out “what questions to ask” so that relevant information hidden in the large volumes and varieties of data can be extracted. The Data Scientist will be responsible for designing and implementing processes and layouts for complex, large-scale data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research purposes.


  • Be a true partner in defining the solutions, have and develop business acumen and bring technical perspective in furthering the product and business;
  • Aggregate data from various sources;
  • Help define, design, and build projects that leverage our data;
  • Develop computational algorithms and statistical methods that find patterns and relationships in large volumes of data;
  • Determine and implement mechanisms to improve our data quality;
  • Deliver clear, well-communicated and complete design documents;
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently and deliver on aggressive goals;
  • Exhibit Creativity and resourcefulness at problem solving while collaborating and working effectively with best in class designers, engineers of different technical backgrounds, architects and product managers.

Personal Skills

  • You have a logical approach to the solution of problems and good conceptual ability and skills in analysis;
  • You have the ability to integrate research and best practices into problem avoidance and continuous improvement
  • You possess good interpersonal skills;
  • You are self reliant and capable of both independent work and as member of a team;
  • You are persistent, accurate, imaginative;
  • You are able and have the discipline to document and record results;
  • Be customer service oriented;
  • Be open minded and solution oriented;
  • You enjoy constantly expanding your knowledge base;
  • You are willing to travel up to five days per month.

Technical Background

The successful candidate should have 5+ years experience in large-scale software development, with at least 3 years in Hadoop. Have a strong cross-functional technical background, excellent written/oral communication skills, and a willingness and capacity to expand their leadership and technical skills.

  • BS / MS in computer Science;
  • Strong understanding of data mining and machine learning algorithms, data structures and related core software engineering concepts;
  • Understanding the concepts of Hadoop, HBase and other big data technologies; Understanding of marketing processes in the financial and or retail market;
  • Have a sound knowledge of SPSS and SQL


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Job -Real Impact – Overview Data Science Vacancies


Mona Lazar


Mona Lazar, Recruiter at Real Impact Analytics,  tells us that she has many vacancies for different Data Science roles @Real Impact available for our members.




Real Impact is a fast growing company specialized in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence.

With 70+ collaborators based in our offices in Brussels, Johannesburg, Luxemburg, Sao Paolo and Dubaï, Real Impact provides innovative data analytics solutions and consulting services for the telecommunication and banking sectors in Europe, Africa, the Middle-East and Latin America. To sustain its rapid growth, Real Impact is currently looking for experienced IT/BI consultants in Brussels, Cape Town and Sao Paulo.

Real Impact offers dynamic work environment; our main core values are Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation.

We are currently recruiting for a broad variety of roles

  • Data Visualization Expert– you’ll get to work with Tableau and make use of your Python knowledge
  • Data Visualization Developer– you are familiar with d3 and will play with the nicest graphs & tables
  • Product Developer– you’ll get to work on one of the coolest, most innovative products and you’ll have fun solving complex problems
  • DevOps Big Data– you live and breathe Linux and will make things simpler by automating all processes

If you want to explore further, please visit our career page or contact Mona, our Recruiter: We’re looking forward to receiving your application!


Work with us

  • We are the key Analytics innovator serving Telco’s, Banking and Retail players
  • We see the impact of our work in real-life, not just in reports
  • We are proud of our highly entrepreneurial, pleasant work environment in a fast growing
  • We offer flex hours and we place emphasis on autonomy and career advancement
  • We are a highly talented international team of top-notch experts


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Join the Real Impact team by following this link.


Job – Colruyt – Data scientist


Bruno Dirkx van de Customer Analytics Team van de Colruyt group is  dringend op zoek naar een Data Scientist.


Data scientist


You are part of the Customer Analytics Team (CAT) at Colruyt Group, the biggest food retailer in Belgium. At CAT, we help the different Colruyt Group brands to learn to know and serve their customers better. CAT is specialised more particularly in deducing insights from customer and market data. We make studies of customer behaviour, the assortment on the shelves, the promotions proposed, the location of branch stores, etc. These insights are the result of close cooperation with miscellaneous decision makers who determine commercial practice with the commercial management. An insight can be presented once, but it can also be converted to an automatic calculation.

You are part of team, that specialises in using mathematical and statistical techniques in the field of data analysis. The team uses advanced means for data manipulations, data analysis and visualisation, which is an environment in which you can completely do your thing. Furthermore, you take training courses to continue to develop. You are also offered the opportunity to think along and offer your ideas and initiatives.


– you have relevant experience in data science / data analysis
– you can work with the analytical software SAS or equivalent
– you have an affinity with the exciting world of retail
– you feel great in statistical modelling
– you have good communication skills
– you can think in concepts
– you are fluent in English and Dutch

We offer

– a full-time permanent employment contract
– flexible working hours
– a wide variety of training and personal development courses
– a varied job with plenty of contacts
– an attractive salary with many fringe benefits


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Compilation – NG Data -50 Business Intelligence Blogs You Should Be Reading



We are included in the list of 50 of the most valuable BI blogs on the web 

Hi Philippe, 

I work with NGDATA, a customer experience management solutions company that enables organizations to maximize the value of their customer relationships through its breakthrough solution, Lily EnterpriseTM. I wanted to reach out and let you know that we’ve just released our list of “50 Business Intelligence Blogs You Should Be Reading,” and you’ve made the list.

Congratulations! You can see the full list here:

(Note: The list is in random order; the blogs are not necessarily ranked or rated in order of quality or importance. The aim is to recognize some of the best, most useful blogs for staying in the loop on all things Business Intelligence among the many BI and Analytics blogs on the web.)
It would be great if you’d share this news internally and/or with your audience on social media. You can find us on Twitter @ngdata_com.

Thanks so much for your time, and congratulations again!


Angela Stringfellow



49. The Brussels Data Science Community



The fastest-growing community of data scientists in Europe, The Brussels Data Science Community is a European knowledge hub for all things Big Data and data science. The community organizes events, shares knowledge, and conducts training to bridge the gap between academics and business through the value of analytics.

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