Data Scientist

Location: Brussels, Belgium Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Pharma & Health Type: Contract
Reference #: CR/060886_1557333921

RED's key client, a global pharmaceutical organisation based near Brussels are looking for 5 Data Scientist to work an exciting project on a 6-months contract (plus extension).

Main activities and responsibilities:

  • Implementation of data ingestion pipelines allowing to collect data from heterogeneous systems (relational databases, machine logs, sensor streams, external sources, etc.), either in batch or in real time
  • Further transformation and quality verification of those data in our Hadoop cluster, making them readily available for subsequent analytics (enterprise data warehouse feed) and data science initiatives
  • Deployment, maintenance and extension of the solutions enabling both these data ingestion/transformation flows and the data science initiatives that will exploit them.
  • Interacting with functional and business stakeholders to understand the context and scope of their data related initiatives and propose the most appropriate technical solutions
  • Deploying data ingestion pipelines aiming at collecting data from multiple sources and under heterogeneous formats (structured, semi-structured or unstructured) in our Hadoop cluster
  • Further transforming and quality checking those raw data in order to facilitate their consumption in the scope of both analytics and data science initiatives

Skills & Experience required:

  • Previous relevant experience as big data engineer within various industries (knowledge of the pharmaceutical environment is considered as an asset)
  • French speaking language skills
  • Knowledge of and technical experience with big data solutions, data ingestion/transformation flows and data warehousing (e.g. Kimball, Data Vault)
  • Practical experience with the following solutions:
  • Cloudera Enterprise
  • Talend Big Data
  • Previous exposure to data science solutions (e.g. RStudio, Apache Zeppelin, Cloudera Data Science Workbench) is a plus
  • Ability to produce state-of-the-art documentation

If this matches your skill set, please apply for immediate consideration or simply send your updated CV to