One of the participants at the Summer Coding Camp sent us this opening from his organisation:
The Brussels-based ALDE Party is seeking for a Data Analysis trainee for a 6 month period. The candidate should have a background in Statistics or Computer Science, or from the fields of Economics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology, with strong quantitative abilities.
MDCPartners is a technology company based in Antwerp, Belgium that produces large volumes of healthcare data on a weekly basis. This requires skilled techies with an eye for data, and the ability to apply this knowledge in the field of healthcare. Our clients are top pharma companies that rely on our tools to make crucial decisions during drug development.
As Senior Data Engineer you work in the data lifting team to streamline and innovate data processing components and workflow. You deal with algorithmic, performance and operational tasks related to the main data flow in MDCPartners.
Your main target is to oversee parts of the data generation, improve quality of the data, the processing performance and downstream application possibilities by means of your architectural and algorithmic input.
Keywords: data analysis, algorithms, NLP, machine learning, Lucene, ontologies, medical data, performance, parallel programming
Have a Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science
Have at least 4 years of proven experience in the field
Have fantastic Java skills
Know your way around (No)SQL databases
Be fluent in English
Have a no-nonsense problem solving mindset
Be eager to take technical and organizational responsibility
Learn quickly, and want to be challenged
Have the ability to support and mentor other data engineers
What we offer
A hi-tech, creative working environment in a dynamic, growing company
Career path to grow to a crucial role
Competitive salary & benefits
Company car or similar remuneration options possible
Health insurance package
How to apply
For further information or to apply for this vacancy, please contact us and include your CV.
In a changing market environment, where customer needs are more diverse and customer expectations are more personalized, KBC group wants to optimally use the growing “data footprint” of the market to become more customer centric and become a reference in data analytics. Ultimately, we aim to transform our business into a data driven group. KBC therefore wants to attract capabilities that are highly advanced in exploiting, analysing and modelling data.
What do we expect from you?
Feeding local Business Units with unknown insights based on data and assisting them with the commercial activation of these insights
Analytical work on a portfolio of initiatives
Testing commercial hypothesis as suggested by Business Units or from within the own group
Becoming the reference for Big Data expertise within the Group with regards to Data Analysis & Modelling
Louvain, with regular trips to other KBC headquarters internationally.
What are your key strengths?
A passion of working with data
Open minded; willing to learn and look for alternative solutions
Dynamic and hard working
You have finished your Master’s degree or PhD in Mathematics, Applied Science, Computer Science, Statistic, Physics, Econometrics, Actuary, or comparable field.
0-2 years’ experience in the field:
Our ideal candidate is passionate about working with data, professionally or in leisure time.
SQL, OLAP, JSON, XML have no more secrets for you.
You are able to manage and analyse large data sets with analytic rigor by using statistical methods such as Exploratory data analysis, Bayesian statistics, Probability Theory, Regression, Correlation, Monte Carlo, hypothesis testing.
You are familiar with programs like Python/R/SPSS, Web scraping, Java, .NET, C#.
Previous experience or proven interest in machine learning, data/text mining, data ingestion, supervised/unsupervised learning predictive algorithms, classifiers, association, regression, Trees, KNN are a plus.
Ideally, you will possess a wide range of technical skills and highly proficient in turning data discoveries into insights for the business.
Knowledge in the field of financial services, marketing or client behavior is an advantage (banking industry, telecom)
A great drive and You challenge your colleagues and yourself.
Constant learning and adapting to a fast-paced environment. Where persistence, innovation, natural curiosity, pragmatic and creativity for problem solving are the key words.
You have excellent communication skills, can clearly present and visualize your work to others. You can clearly communicate the outcomes of complicated analyses. Making complex things simple without dropping the essence of the problem.
This unique combination makes you a good team player, but you are also able to work independently on different cases.
What can we offer you?
You can count on KBC for:
active support during your career,
an exceptional range of training and development opportunities,
many different career opportunities,
a permanent contract,
a competitive salary package, including an extensive package of additional benefits and special terms for employees for our banking and insurance products,
possibilities to integrate your work and private life,
a dynamic working environment with an open culture and pleasant atmosphere.
Bruno Dirkx van de Customer Analytics Team van de Colruyt group is dringend op zoek naar een 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
– 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
If you are interested by this job, please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with cc email@example.com.