Job – Sentiance – Marketing Data Scientist – Antwerp


Hi Philippe,

Given the topic of the meetup next Thursday, I think the following job opportunity might be relevant to post on your blog ūüôā
At Sentiance we’re looking for a data scientist with experience in market segmentation:
However, we always welcome applications of junior candidates too!

Thanks, and hope to see you thursday!
Vincent Spruyt
twitter id: @sentiance

As an experienced data analyst, you are ready to kick-off a new adventure in a fast-paced environment where you can work with the latest machine learning technologies and data science tools.

Job description

  1. You will be part of our Data Science Team and you are passionate about machine learning and data analysis.
  2. Using advanced data analytics, you will form hypotheses and draw meaningful insights about user behavior and user segmentation. As a marketing data scientist, you will explore relations between users and their preferences, discover interesting segments, perform advanced clustering and dimensionality reduction techniques.
  3. You will carry out research that will improve our general understanding of our users, and communicate your findings to other team members in order to initiate new platform development cycles.
  4. You will apply your statistical and mathematical background to real-life big-data problems, and use your machine learning knowledge on a day to day basis.
  5. You will work closely & interact with our Data Engineering Team as your work is used to improve our models and is pushed through our release process.
  6. Your main objectives will be the design and implementation of data mining and analysis algorithms and the communication of reports and quality metrics for current production processes.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  1. You have a masters degree or PhD in computer science or related field.
  2. You are an expert in advanced analytics and are experienced in hypothesis testing.
  3. You possess a deep understanding of clustering, manifold learning and predictive modeling techniques.
  4. You have good knowledge of and experience with any of Python, Matlab or R.
  5. You have a strong mathematical background and analytical mindset.
  6. You are fluent in English. Dutch is a plus.
  7. You can work independently and take matters into your own hands.
  8. The ability to quickly learn new technologies and successfully implement them is essential.


Experience with any of the following is considered a plus:

  • Advanced Python knowledge and experience
  • Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, Matplotlib
  • Experience with Spark or the Hadoop eco-system
  • Machine learning, data mining, data visualization


Make sure that 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 .

Send your job application today! 

Please send Sentiance your resume and a strong motivation with reference sentiance/2015/MDS or apply on LinkedIn.

Job – Keyrus – Future Data Science professionals

Keyrus boot camp


Keyrus invites fresh graduates to join their International Data Scientist Program.

The candidates will participate to a 6 weeks international boot camp. The modules will be taught in Brussels, London and Paris.

Download the full brochure here.

How to secure your place

In order for your application to be considered, please ensure you fulfill the following criteria before applying:

  • Be passionate about IT
  • Have completed, or are due to complete, a master or PhD degree in one of the following subjects: IT, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, Operations Research or any related field
  • Have tangible examples on your CV of extra-curricular activities that demonstrate your capabilities outside of your degree subject.
  • Be available for the full training programme (6 weeks from start date) Are you ready to take the challenge?



Make sure that 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 .
Candidates can also post their availability here.

Here is the original  jobpost .

Apply online at or send your resume to Successful candidates will be contacted by our recruitment team and invited for an interview.



Job – VIB – PhD Student in Bioinformatics



The Comparative & Integrative Genomics lab of the Department Plant Biotechnology & Bioinformatics (Ghent University) ‚Äď Plant Systems Biology (VIB), is currently looking for a PhD student in Bioinformatics to work on a research project focusing on Plant Regulatory Genomics.

Our mission

Our objective is to extract biological knowledge from large-scale experimental data sets using data integration, comparative sequence and expression analysis, and network exploration. We try to identify new aspects of genome biology, especially in the area of gene function prediction, gene regulation and evolutionary biology.

Job description

  • tackle specific research questions about gene regulation through the integration of experimental -omics data types (e.g. RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq) and computational biology methods
  • develop and apply automatic data processing routines as well as comparative genomics methods to infer regulatory networks across different plant species
  • scientific research towards a PhD degree (4 year period) in the framework of a FWO funded research project
  • work in close collaboration with colleague PhD students
  • requirement of attending and presenting your work at international scientific meetings
  • publish in peer-reviewed international journals


  • ‚Äčyou have a master in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, or a degree of Bioscience engineering
  • you are enthusiastic about scientific research and have a strong interest in computer science, genomics and biology
  • you are familiar with Linux/Unix and have knowledge of Python, Perl or Java
  • you have good communication & writing skills
  • you are proficient in English
  • you are a pro-active team player

How to apply?

  • Successful candidates are asked to apply online.
  • Please do not forget to mention the¬†contact info of two references (including email address and phone number) in the appropriate field.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

People without any experience in genomics and computer science/bioinformatics or lacking good English communication skills will not be retained.

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