Data Scientist

Location: Belgium Salary: €350 - €400 per day
Sector: Consultancy Type: Contract
Reference #: CR/077872_1614074945

Data Scientist / Belgium (Remote during pandemic) / 6 months / Start ASAP

We are looking for an ambitious, talented, dynamic and self-driven Data Scientist to join our exploration squad. The exploration squad's mission is to explore the best analytical approaches and tools to address specific business issues and to enhance existing capabilities or products. We test ideas in real life situations, via Proofs of Concept or hackathon approaches. We also own a Data Lab to serve the data needs of other parts of the organisation.

5 years of experience


Provide leadership in the generation of insights to drive future data products, to enhance the control of global financial flows, their security and compliance.
Interface with business stakeholders and development teams to provide recommendation and advice on data infrastructure needs, statistical options, data protection options and ensure optimal insight delivery.
Drive product development by conducting analyses and implementing advanced analytics models including statistical, ML and AI technologies.
Lead the productisation of models designed in-lab into new products and features.

Professional knowledge and expertise:

* A deep understanding of data science and engineering concepts including business intelligence, data ingestion, data privacy protection, stream processing, statistical analysis, visualisation, scalable resilient analysis frameworks.
* Hands on experience with data science ecosystem (Oracle, No-SQL, Elasticsearch, Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Python, R, MicroStrategy, Tableau, TensorFlow, Auto ML, Scikit-learn, …)
* Experience with visualisation and delivery of insights from data (plotly, Tableau)
* An interest in macroeconomics related to the financial industry, insights in the client portfolio and affinity with the financial services sector is a plus
* Good communication skills along with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross functional teams
* Team player with personal drive