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Junior Data Scientist

€33k – €33k • No equity
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Location: Antwerp, Belgium.

Do you have a first experience in machine learning and data analysis? Are you next to join our Data Science Team? As a junior data scientist, you are going to start a new challenge in a fast-paced environment where you can use your programming skills to solve challenging data analytic problems.


Job Description:
Working closely together with our machine learning experts, you will design, implement, and maintain decision logic that supports our behavioral profiling product. You will integrate existing business rules into a knowledge-based inference system, support the team in its debugging and testing procedures, and help optimizing our machine learning models and decision logic.

Your analytical skills and your profound interest in machine learning will push you to continuously educate yourself to become a hands-on data scientist.
Your software development knowledge will allow you to work closely with the engineering team to deliver robust and scalable solutions while implementing state-of-the-art algorithms and processes.

Your main objectives will be the design and implementation of data-driven decision logic, and the optimization and debugging of existing machine learning algorithms. You will work with big data (GPS fixes and sensors) from hundreds of thousands of users.

High-level profile description:
A junior data scientist is a first-hand experience (industry or academia) machine learning practitioner and python programmer with basic knowledge in software engineering and in at least one field of interest for Sentiance

Desired Skills and Expertise:
- You have a master’s degree or a PhD in computer science or related field.
- You have knowledge of software engineering
- You have worked with main database technologies like SQL
- You have experience in Python
- You have professional or academic experience in machine learning and data modelling
- You are fluent in Python data analysis and machine learning stack.
- You have an analytical mindset and have a strong mathematical background
- You are fluent in English. Dutch is a plus.
- You can work independently and take matters into your own hands.
- The ability to quickly learn new technologies and successfully implement them is essential.
- Your soft-skills and team-spirit allow you to directly communicate with our business development unit and you function well in cross-functional teams.
- You are able to work in Belgium (you don't require a visa nor a workpermit)

Experience with any of the following is considered a plus:

Sensor data modeling from mobile devices or wearables
- Data engineering knowledge (Spark, Kafka, database,...)
- Experience/knowledge of Java or C++
- Experience/knowledge of mobile programming (Android or iOS)

Specialized fields of interest for Sentiance:
- Signal processing
- Geo-spatial data processing
- Natural language processing
- Social network analysis
- Recommender system
- Statistical analysis
- Time series analysis
- (Adaptive) experimentation techniques
- Causal inference



What we offer
We offer a high-energy, positive working atmosphere. If you need to relocate for this job, we offer Visa sponsorship and relocation support. On top of your salary, we offer some great benefits to support your wellbeing, from meal coupons to fresh fruit, discount on your gym membership, soccer after work and many more.


Interested ?
Apply on our website: jobs.sentiance.com/o/junior-data-scientist

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Vincent Jocquet

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David Damen

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