Data Scientist





Project description:

  • As a Data Scientist, you will play a key role in the end-to-end delivery of AI/Big data projects, from the requirements’ analysis to the automation of the models.
  • You will be expected to interact with both IT and Business data owners and specialists - internal and external - as well as business representatives/executives (marketing, manufacturing process, customer care, R&D …).


  • Work in a team inside the AI Competence Center;
  • Work closely with Business/IT stakeholders to identify and prioritize business requirements;
  • Identify useful (internal/external) data sources;
  • Perform analysis on collected data to select the right features;
  • Build/evaluate/tune ML models;
  • Communicate effectively the results and discuss the subsequent potential action plan;

Technical skills:

  • At least a Master in Information technology, Mathematics, Statistics or Physics.
  • Experience in AI/ML/Big Data project(s).
  • Insights of ML/AI algorithms (XGBOOST, Random-Forest, SVM, Neural Networks, etc.)
  • Effective experience in Image Processing (image recognition, image segmentation, object detection…).
  • Fluent in Python.
  • Experience in Deep Learning (Keras, Tensorflow, Pytorch, …) is a plus.
  • Experience in Big Data(Spark, Hadoop, Map-reduce, and Hive) is a plus.
  • Professional proficiency in English+ French or Dutch
  • Eligibility to work in Belgium, workplace is Louvain-la-Neuve

Soft skills:

  • Desire to be a team player of a growing structure
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse and interpret large amounts of data to underline the relevant information regarding a specific business objective
  • Problem-solving mindset
  • Hands-on attitude
  • Innate care about work quality
  • Ability to interact at all levels, from the front-line staff to the executive team, with data experts (internal and external) and non-experts alike
  • Learning agility

Contact person:

Contact name: Recruitment IT Staffing