Are you a determined individual who likes a challenge? Do you have the drive to meet your goals and those of the company? Are you and avid learner and are keen to learn new skills. Then we have the job for you. The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Consulting, Application and Managed Services. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. It has three major offices located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a Data Scientist.

Your role: 

Your core objectives as a data scientist in the team will be to create innovative solutions that rely on data science and experiment new technologies to bring value to the Company as a data-driven company.

In order to reach these objectives, you will:

  • Manipulate structured and unstructured data sources and conduct data analysis using advanced analytics techniques to produce valuable and actionable output within the amount of time dedicated to the use case
  • Deliver the insights through enhanced data visualization applications
  • Actively contribute to the evolution of the Company’s analytics platform (ie. softwares, libraries, techniques, …)
  • Contribute to maturing new ideas (products, components, …) whether as proofs of concept or as actual developments that are meant to become part of our production toolkit.

Your profile: 

  • You have a proven track record of successful hands-on experiences in the area of advanced analytics. Education in data science without practical hands-on experience will not be accepted.
  • You are proficient in R, Python and Spark. Knowledge of Scala is a plus.
  • You are proficient in relational database querying (SQL) or in data collection and transformation (ETL)
  • You master analytical techniques such as machine learning, text mining, network analytics, process mining, …
  • You are at ease with visualization tools like Shiny
  • You have experience with command line tools (UNIX) and version control tools like GIT
  • You know the Hadoop ecosystem (knowledge of the Cloudera distribution will be a plus)
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills as well as good customer relationship skills to present the results of a use case to different audiences (from end users up to division management)
  • You have experience implementing advanced analytics solutions into a well-controlled production environment
  • You are able to learn quickly, adjust to changes and think outside the box
  • You are self-motivated and confident with a positive attitude,
  • You have excellent time management and organizational skills with attention to details
  • You have a past experience in Agile Development Methodologies (SCRUM, RAD, …) whilst ensuring that the deliverables contribute to the final product
  • You stay abreast of new tools and technologies to practice up-to-date data analytic strategies
  • Your qualifications are the following:

o   Master's degree in statistics, applied mathematics, or a related quantitative field, combined with strong IT skills

o   3+ years of experience in advanced data analytics

o   3+ years of experience with open source statistical programming languages (eg. R, Python)

We offer: 

·         A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.

·         A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).

·         A dynamic culture focused on personal development.

·         A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

If you think you have what it takes, then send us your CV as soon as possible to join-us@contraste.com  Or search for us online at www.contraste.com to find out more information.

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