Job – Artycs – SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST – Brussels

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The team of Artycs are active members of the Brussels Data Science Community and their offices are located in the European Data Innovation HUB, an incubator focused on data related startups.

ARTYCS is a start-up providing advisory services on Big Data strategy, full end-to-end management and delivery of data analytics projects and sourcing of data science related profiles. 

ARTYCS stands for “The Art of Analytics”. This represents our main values i.e. state of the art analytics skills combined with creativity and innovation in a client oriented mindset. 

At ARTYCS, we invest in Research & Development to work with the latest methods and technologies.

Being part of ARTYCS is the will to progress, to be an entrepreneur and to grow as an individual and as a company.

Becoming an employee at ARTYCS means working in a dynamic environment where there is room for new ideas and entrepreneurship.

At ARTYCS, we know that being a Data Scientist requires an extended set of key skills. We know also that Data Science is a dynamic field. For this reason, we are committed in developing our staff through an active Data Science Development Program. Concretely, this means that during your career at ARTYCS, you will be provided with a development plan that will clearly state the list of trainings you will follow and their timing, the development points for which you will receive coaching from our senior management on a regular basis, the data science events you will attend. With this program, we aim not only at developing our Data Scientists but also at ensuring that they are at the forefront of Data Science.

For one of our clients, a key player in financial services based in Brussels, we are looking for a Data Scientist. This is an exciting and challenging position as the candidate will join a dynamic, successful and rapidly growing team responsible for handling a large variety of Big Data business use cases. The candidate will be key in delivering the business use cases and expanding the reach of the team.

In this context ARTYCS is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to integrate our DS team, to take part to studies at clients and to be an active resource in the growth of the company:

Job description

Skills

  • Ability to learn quickly, adjust to changes and think outside the box
  • Creativity, curiosity and no non-sense approach
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated and confident
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Experience working with customers to identify and clarify requirements and ways to meet needs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, good customer relationship skills
  • Stay abreast of new tools and technologies to practice up-to-date data analytics strategies

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in statistics, applied mathematics, or a related quantitative field
  • Strong experience with high-level programming languages such Python & R
  • Knowledge on Java and Scala is an asset
  • Work experience using applied machine learning or statistical modelling; knowledge of algorithms spanning clustering, regression, classification, mixture models, etc…
  • Experience with command line tools, relational databases (i.e. SQL), data visualization (Shiny, and version control (i.e. git)
  • Broad based understanding of the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Experience with Open Source big data technologies like Spark, Pig, Hive, HBase, Kafka, Storm
  • Knowledge of data extraction and ETL is a must
  • Knowledge of financial sector is a plus

Description of the position

  • Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
  • Location: Brussels, Belgium

For this position, we offer an attractive salary package including benefits (e.g. lunch vouchers, phone, company car, etc) and a variable part, depending on the seniority of the candidate. 

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Interested? Contact Laurent Fayet (0476/79.46.28),  laurent.fayet@artycs.euhttp://www.artycs.eu

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Job – Artycs – Data Engineer

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DATA ENGINEER – Freelance and Permanent position

About us: ARTYCS is a start-up providing advisory services on Big Data strategy, full end-to-end management and delivery of data analytics projects and sourcing of data science related profiles.

For one of our clients, a key player in financial services based in Brussels, we are looking for a Data Engineer. This is an exciting and challenging position as the candidate will join a dynamic, successful and rapidly growing team responsible for handling a large variety of Big Data business use cases. The candidate will be key in initiating and facilitating the business use cases from a data extraction and data management perspective.

Not only is this position very interesting for someone able to extract and prepare data for analytical purposes, it also allows to step into the data science field as some selected business use cases will be allocated to the data engineer. Last but not least, the team where the position seats is known for its innovative mindset and the data engineer is encouraged to test new products and state-of-the-art methods.

Job description

  • Extract and prepare data from corporate systems to initiate the analytical process
  • Actively support data scientists in the data discovery and data preparation process
  • Work under the supervision of a senior data engineer
  • Design, build and launch new data ETL/ELT processes in production for pilot use cases selected for operationalization
  • Design, build, and test of Hadoop based applications for analyzing datasets and making the results available to business users
  • Process unstructured data into a form suitable for analysis, utilizing custom applications
  • Productionize prototypes & support existing processes running in production
  • Work with data infrastructure to triage infra issues and drive to resolution
  • Perform advanced data analysis on a selection of business use cases, supported by data scientists

Skills

  • Able to extract, transform, compress and load data into HDFS
  • Knowledge of different Hadoop file formats like parquet, ORC,
  • Broad base understanding of the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Experience with high-level programming languages by preference Java, Scala, Python & R
  • Experience with Open Source big data technologies like Spark, Pig, Hive, HBase, Kafka, Storm
  • Ability to write efficient SQL statements
  • Able or eager to learn to write map-reduce & Spark jobs
  • Experience with Linux Redhat and Linux scripting
  • Experience of data flows, data architecture, ETL/ELT and processing of structured and unstructured data
  • Knowledge of Cloudera is a plus
  • Knowledge of IBM mainframe is considered as a plus
  • Ability to analyse data and identify deliverables, gaps and inconsistencies
  • Professional experience delivering scripts
  • Experience of traditional data warehouse systems and RDBMS considered a plus
  • Knowledge of statistics, data mining, machine learning and predictive modelling, data visualization (JavaScript) and information discovery techniques considered a plus
  • Knowledge of and experience with classic and new/emerging business intelligence methodologies considered a plus
  • Experience working with customers to identify and clarify requirements and ways to meet needs
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, good customer relationship skills

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For more information about this opportunity, please contact Laurent Fayet, lbfayet@yahoo.fr, Tel: +32.476.79.46.28

Job – Euroclear – Data Scientist – Brussels Area, Belgium

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Laurent Fayet Laurent Fayet, Business Intelligence and Analytics Leader, is recruiting ! You cancontact him directly if you have questions.

Job description

The ADM ( Application Development and Maintenance) division ensures Euroclear’s competitiveness by delivering reliable and sustainable IT solutions for the financial securities markets.

The Data Analytics team is responsible for all Big Data and Analytics related matters throughout the organization and is looking for a new Data Scientist.
The team is in charge of collecting, analysing and reporting data in the context of Advanced Analytics.

As our new Data Scientist, you:
• should fully adhere to the curious, collaborative and innovative mindset of the team,
• play a key role in transforming a business question or gap into deliverables such as analytical tools, predictive models, etc.
• generate actionable insight for business users,
• use methods, amongst others, such as machine learning, natural language processing, fuzzy matching, etc.
• are flexible enough to manage multi-dimensional data sources and formats as well as a large panel of Analytics techniques commonly applied in Operational, Risk and client Analytics.
As a Data Scientist at Euroclear, you work in close collaboration with internal business users to provide them with extended business insight serving their purposes. Your core objectives are to create value out of data and to experiment new technologies in order to develop capabilities within the company.
In order to reach these objectives, you will:
• Manipulate internal and external data sources and conduct Data Analysis in order to produce quality and actionable outputs in a timely manner (+/- 8 weeks per case)
• Build models to process varied and massive data sets using Big Data technologies,
• Build tools for enhanced data visualization and trend reporting
• Deliver Analytics results and tools as intelligence that is actionable by business end-users
• Actively participate in the assessment of the evolution of the Euroclear Analytics platform in terms of softwares.
• Contribute to new ideas (products) development and piloting

Desired Skills and Experience

• You are able to learn quickly, adjust to changes and think outside the box
• You have a strong interest in financial industry business. A previous experience in the financial sector back office will be considered as an asset
• You have good verbal/written and inter-personal skills
• You are self-motivated and confident with a positive attitude,
• You have excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to details
• You are willing to develop innovative, re-usable tools that can be leveraged by business units across the firm
• You stay abreast of new tools and technologies to practice up-to-date data analytic strategies

Your qualifications are the following:
• Master’s degree in statistics, applied mathematics, or a related quantitative field
• 2+ years of experience in data analysis
• 2+ years of experience with open source statistical programming languages (i.e. R)
• Experience in data transformation
• Familiarity with data mining techniques
• Work experience using applied machine learning or statistical modelling; knowledge of algorithms spanning clustering, regression, classification, mixture models, graphical models, Bayesian statistics, and probabilistic modelling
• Experience with command line tools, relational databases (i.e. SQL), data visualization, and version control (i.e. git)

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Invitation to Event – BA4ALL – Big Data & Analytics Insight 2015-05-19 – Brussels

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Join us next week at Big Data & Analytics Insight 2015 in the Event Lounge on 19 May.

You will be in good company amongst other leaders in the field of Big Data Analytics and with prominent keynote speakers like Carsten Bange, Timo Elliott and Laurent Fayet.

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This is an ideal opportunity to exchange ideas, discover new technologies, architectures and analytical approaches appealing to both technical and business people.

So here’s the deal: Brussels Data Science Community has a limited number of discounted tickets at 250 euro instead of 395 euro, and we will give these away on a first come, first served basis. So register quickly to secure your seat. Don’t forget to use the promotional code BDA2015BRUD to get your discounted ticket. Please note that this promotion is only valid for end users.

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Data Innovation Summit – Datascience made in Belgium

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Statistics about  the Summit (5/3/2015):

  • 12 hour Live streaming of the Summit
  • 6 cameras, 3 camera teams
  • 7 journalists
  • 59 Speakers,
  • 1 Deputy Prime Minister
  • 1 Rector
  • 22 CEO
  • 10 Professors
  • 15 Start-ups
  • 333 Participants
  • 22 sponsors
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  • main exhibition area
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  • 1 VIP area
  • 6 main tracks

Agenda:

  1. The Data Innovation Ecosystem
  2. The Enterprise Business Cases
  3. The Innovation Facilitators
  4. The University Challenge
  5. The Startup Sessions
  6. The Open Ignite Sessions

Confirmed speakers:

Kris Peeters | Vincent Blondel |   Philippe Van Impe |Hans Constandt | Toon Vanagt | Damien Bourgeois | Steven Noels | Elena Tsiporkova | Geert Verstraeten | Jan Sonck | Els Descheemaeker | Steven Beeckman | Laurent Fayet | Julie Coyette | Guillaume Gorge | Rik Van Bruggen | Wim Van Leuven | Jonathan Duplicy | Dries Benoit | Erik Mannens |Roald Sieberath | Thibaut Claes | Bart Hamers | Wannes Meert | Dieter Devlaminck | Andrea Dal Pozzolo | David Martens | Daniele Marinazzo | Renaud Lambiotte | Daniel Berckmans | Omar Mohout | Filip Maertens | Kristof Mertens | Mark Turcksin | Daan Gerits | Wannes Rosiers | Eric Charles | Katya Vladislavleva | Erik Laurijssen | Mehdi El Fadil | Kris Peeters | Henk De Metsenaere | Jonas Tundo | Istvan Hajnal | Eric Lecoutre |  Cain Ransbottyn | Sebastien Leempoel | Sam Rédelé | Antoon Dierick | Zbigniew ‘Zibi’ Paszkiewicz | Jochen François | Matthias Vallaey | Tijmen Weddepohl | Frank Vanden Berghen | Ferdinand Casier |

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