Job – KBC – Junior data scientist

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What will your responsibilities be? 

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

Location 

Louvain, with regular trips to other KBC headquarters internationally.

What are your key strengths? 

  • A passion of working with data
  • Enterpreneur spirit
  • Open minded; willing to learn and look for alternative solutions
  • Dynamic and hard working

 

Your degree:

You have finished your Master’s degree or PhD in Mathematics, Applied Science, Computer Science, Statistic, Physics, Econometrics, Actuary, or comparable field.

Your experience

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)

 

Your profile

  • 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.

 

Apply:

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Job – Argus Labs – Senior Data Scientist

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Job description

You will work in our Data Science Team and have a passion for research and defining sequence pattern mining based profiles and behavioural profiling in general.

You will define models (“digital personas”) that correspond with unique human behavioural patterns (e.g. feeling in love, …) and make these available as pre-defined personas on our platform, to be used in the advertising, finance or music industry.

You will actively explore how to help infer human behaviour out of big datasets and come up with pattern recognition models.

At Argus Labs, we learn an audience’s mood, habits and environment from passively collected behavioural data, so sequence mining is a core element of your work related tasks.

Duties and expectations:

  1. Your main focus will be on data analysis, pattern recognition and machine learning.
  2. As part of the data science team, you will be responsible for data mining and temporal prediction in a big data environment.
  3. You are a scientist with a rigorous working knowledge of machine learning.
  4. You are able to clearly communicate with customers and non-technical profiles.
  5. You and have a desire for continuous learning and a passion for data analysis.

Desired Skills and Experience

  1. You have an academic degree in computer science, (bio-)informatics, statistics, physics or mathematics or have past experience at a big data company. PhD is a plus.
  2. You have a strong mathematical background when it comes to vector algebra, statistics and mathematical optimization techniques.
  3. You are experienced in supervised learning, unsupervised learning and Bayesian filtering.
  4. You are familiar with signal processing techniques such as Fourier transforms and filter design.
  5. You know Python, Java or C++. Matlab experience is a plus.
  6. Your English is fluent and spotless in both verbal interactions and writing, and you have excellent English presentation skills.
  7. You have a start-up mentality and dream big!

Applications:

Via the website of Argus Labs: http://www.arguslabs.com/careers/senior-data-scientist-2/

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