Nurturing your Data Scientists : 70 years of accumulated experience at your service!

The Data Science community is proud to announce the entrance in of a startup dedicated to data scientists coaching and nurturing: WeLoveDataScience

Data scientist… Where are you? Do you really exist?

That’s the question many managers do currently face. Data Scientists is a scarce 5-legs sheeps: difficult to find, difficult to hire and difficult to keep.

 

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WeLoveDataScience is a brand new business unit, hosted at the European Data Innovation Hub, dedicated to searching, selecting, training, coaching and nurturing data science talents. The Belgian market does not propose enough candidates: we will take care to train next-gen data scientists for you.

Whatever your projects are, we propose to prepare for you the data scientist(s) you need, following these 7 steps:

  1. Together we prepare a detailed job description corresponding to your real needs: is this about data analysis, basic queries, reporting, data mining, big data or new technologies?
  2. We identify candidates on the market in particular through close collaborations with Belgian universities (Ghent, ULB/VUB, UCLouvain…)
  3. You hire the right candidate!
  4. He/she assists a 12 weeks data science bootcamp , including: high-level overview, data science for business, technical stack (SAS, R, Python…), introduction to specific technologies/topics (NoSQL or graph databases, social network analysis, text-mining..)
  5. Then he/she works for you at our offices during 4 tot 6 month, coached by one of our expert. On the job coaching on real projects: your projects but also hackathons, technology workshops, meetups…
  6. After those 10 intensive months, (s)he is ready to work for you on site. (S)He will demonstrate his/her knowledge by giving a course on a specific topic and/or writing entries in specialised blogs, giving a presentation at a conference…
  7. We assist you in yearly evaluation and follow-up.

Our intentions for 2016 are to help companies create and develop data science teams and to build a data science culture… And WeLoveDataScience: this is 70 years of accumulated experience at your disposal!

Want to know more? Visit: www.welovedatascience.com , send an email to info@welovedatascience.com or simply fill in this contact form. We will visit and explain what we do and brainstorm about your specific needs.

 

Job – Accenture – SAS Specialist – Brussels

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Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Assist in understanding and documenting the functional and technical requirements;
  • Designing the target solution
  • Participate in the implementation effort on new and existing business applications in SAS;
  • Test software in accordance with the functional and technical specifications;
  • Assist in the creation of performance testing scripts; execute and document the tests necessary to ensure that an application or technical environment meets performance requirements (technical, functional, and user interface);
  • Maintain and correct applications to keep them performing in accordance with technical and functional specifications;
  • Work within a multi-language, multicultural, multi-discipline environment.

How to apply?

Make sure you are a member of the Brussels Data Science Community linkedin group before you apply. Join  here.
Please note that we also manage other vacancies that are not public, if you want us to bring you in contact with them too, just send your CV to datasciencebe@gmail.com .
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Have you been to our Meetups yet ?

Each month we organize a Meetup in Brussels focused on a specific DataScience topic.

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Hands-On Training – Datastax – March 19th – Cassandra Essentials Day – Hilversum

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Hello Philippe, Hello members of the Brussels Data Science Community,

Please join this DataStax Cassandra Essentials Day for a full day of learning and hands-on training on Apache Cassandra™ — free of charge. Learn from Cassandra experts while you roll up your sleeves and dive into real-world applications. You will gain exclusive insights to Cassandra architecture and application development through varied exercises and collaborative networking.

On Thursday 19th March 2015 in Hilversum, a guest Cassandra user will share why the company chose Apache Cassandra and how this choice has transformed their business applications.

Please register so we can save your seat. Space is limited.

IMPORTANT: Please bring your laptop to this event! You will need it to participate in the Cassandra training.

AGENDA

09:30am – 10:00am  |  Coffee and Registration 
10:00am – 10:15am  |  Welcome and Introduction 
10:15am – 10:45am  |  Guest Speaker GoDataDriven – Andrew Snare,  
                                    Cassandra, Engineering 
10:45am – 11:15am  |  Customer Case – Wehkamp, Gerhard van der Bijl, Head  
                                    of Digital Development
11:15am – 12:00pm  |  Cassandra Data Structure & Replication 
12:00pm – 01:00pm  |  Lunch
01:00pm – 02:00pm  |  Multi-DataCenter Concepts, Tunable Consistency 
02:00pm – 03:15pm  |  Cassandra Data Modeling Architecture 
03:15pm – 03:30pm  |  DataStax Enterprise Overview
03:30pm – 04:00pm  |  Wrap up and Q&A

We look forward to seeing you there. 

Thanks,

-The EMEA DataStax Team

Seminar- March 5th – MathWorks -Data Analytics with MATLAB in a ‘Big Data’ World – Leuven

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Stephan Van Beek

Stephan Van Beek invites us to a seminar organised in Leuven on March 5th

 

Location: Leuven
Venue: Park Inn Leuven
Date: 5 March 2015
Time: 13.30 – 17.00

Overview

As the amount of data held by all businesses grows, companies are increasingly turning to agile data analytics techniques to make better decisions, find new opportunities and reduce risks. Whether it’s experimental data, data from simulation packages, or even sales and marketing data, come to this free seminar to experience how to quickly and easily create advanced analytic tools for your own business.

Highlights include:

  • Data Analysis and Visualization with MATLAB
  • Building intelligent systems with Machine Learning techniques
  • Handling Data that cannot fit in one computer’s memory

Who Should Attend:

Data analysts, scientists, engineers, managers, quantitative analysts, analytical researchers, risk managers, financial engineers, actuaries and traders, anyone wanting to improve how data is used with their business and/or who might be interested in learning more about statistics, machine learning, data analytics and “big data”.

Agenda

Time Title
13:00 Registration & welcome coffee
13:30 Introduction
13:40 Analyzing Data in the MATLAB environment

  • Easily read data from multiple sources (spreadsheets, databases)
  • Data exploration and visualization
14:00 Data Analytics with MATLAB

  • Data Analytics Challenges and Solutions
  • Marketing Campaign with Supervised Learning
  • Clustering Corporate Bonds with Unsupervised Learning
15:00 Break
15:15 Tackling Big Data

  • Best practices using memory
  • Distributed Computing
  • Hadoop Integration using Map, Reduce, and Datastore
  • Deploy your analytics to a production environment
16:45 Wrap-Up
17:00 End

Register here