Data Scientist

4-9-2018 gent
job description

For a Data Science team in Ghent we are looking for a Data Scientist to anticipate the growing amount of analyses and their increasing complexity. The team is working closely together with the operational and research teams. We want to extend the team to further develop our skills on data analysis, social media analyses, data fusion, (web) text analyses and generally big data applications.

You will be responsible for:
Developing and exploiting the expertise on analyses using multiple and diverse data sources
Conducting diverse advanced statistical analyses on market research data.
Techniques include segmentation, conjoint (choice behavior), regression techniques, modelling, data mining, text mining, data fusion,...
Consulting the research teams with methodological advice and support to interpret analyses
Automation of tools for frequent analyses, for internal and external use
Developing new algorithms for statistical analyses
Setup big data applications and various modelling strategies
Contributing to elaborate training material for research teams as well as to present (internal) trainings

your contribution

- You have preferably: Master degree in Economics, Marketing, Applied Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Social Sciences. A PhD is an added value.
- Strong statistical insights, by experience or training
- Knowledge or experience in analyzing social media data, databases, web data...
- Experience with programming in one or more languages, like SPSS, R, Python, SAS, ...
- Experience with some of the following techniques: segmentation, regression analysis, factor analysis, conjoint, data mining, predictive modelling, text analysis, data fusion...
- Knowledge or experience in big data platforms and tools is an asset - Knowledge of SQL is an asset
- Fluent in Dutch and English, French is an asset

what do we offer?

You arrive in a young and driven team where collegiality is not an empty word. You work in an international environment.
You help customers whose products and brands you, your family, and friends know and use yourself.
You add the opinion of the consumer to the decision process of a lot of companies in Belgium, in other words impact!
You work on a project base so you have a lot of variety.
You get to know divers customers and sectors.
You work closely with our customers, and you get satisfaction in presenting the results.
We work with the latest technologies like eye tracking, social listening, virtual reality,...
We like people to grow, but preferably at a pace they feel comfortable with themselves.
We do a lot of activities with the colleagues to get to know each other better.

specialist in software development (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
permanent employments after interm service
Grafisch en reclame
your Randstad contact
Petra Ooghe, Lore Sampers & Jan-Laurens De Mey 09 268 28 88
09 268 28 88

office info
Kortrijksesteenweg 1127-1129