Lead AI engineer

At Datashift, we cultivate a culture that values authenticity, innovation, and impactful work. We are a tight-knit crew of no-nonsense consultants who believe in excellence, maintain a sense of humor, and are committed to making a difference. We are currently seeking a hands-on AI Tech Lead who will be Datashift’s technical lead in the AI domain for our clients.

Are you deeply passionate about artificial intelligence and machine learning? Do you have a demonstrated track record of delivering successful projects in these areas? And do you want to play a crucial role in the positive impact of artificial intelligence at industry leading companies? Let's connect over a cup of coffee!

Your responsibilities

As an AI tech lead, you will:

  • Propose pragmatic yet scalable technical solutions to our clients;
  • Develop a comprehensive architectural roadmap tailored to each client's needs;
  • Navigate beyond Proof of Concept stages to ensure smooth productization;
  • Get your hands dirty when needed;
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to our team members, fostering inspiration and growth;
  • Stay up to date with latest technologies;
  • Offer technical direction and establish best practices.

Your qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience and a proven track record of successfully delivering multiple AI and machine learning projects in production;
  • Profound expertise in architecting, deploying and optimizing cloud-based AI solutions at scale​;
  • Proficient in software development best practices (python)​;
  • Practical knowledge of MLOps principles​;
  • Experience with one, preferably multiple cloud solutions (AWS, Azure, Google);
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment;
  • Fluent in English. Fluency in Dutch or French is considered as a big plus.

Our offer

  • A highly entrepreneurial team;
  • A no-nonsense working environment with a focus on high quality;
  • Excellent terms of employment (including company car, fuel card, meal vouchers & bonus,...);
  • Fringe benefits including continuous training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas;
  • The opportunity to grow together with Datashift in terms of capabilities as well as financial benefits;
  • With our offices in Mechelen, Leuven and Gent you can work from several locations


Are you the AI tech lead we are looking for? Don't hesitate to apply via the link below!

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Life at Datashift?

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Picture it: a laid-back chat to see if we're a match, both culturally and professionally. No need for a suit – just bring your authentic self and a big smile. We'll explore where you want to go, and if Datashift can be your next adventure.

Sometimes, you might face a surprise test in certain roles. But don't sweat it; we'll give you a heads-up. It's like a pop quiz, Datashift style. Think SQL or Python. New grads even join us for a 'caseday' challenge.

We'll strive for at least one in-person interview at our cool offices. You'll get a taste of Datashift's vibe and can wander around. We're all about the personal touch.

Consulting experience is a bonus, but not a deal-breaker. If you've got the right mindset and a knack for tackling challenges, we're all ears. We want go-getters who are ready to make waves.

Our culture? It's personal, down-to-earth, no-nonsense, teamwork-driven, with heaps of respect and knowledge sharing. No BS here, just a dash of entrepreneurship and camaraderie.

That's a question only you can answer. We won't twist your arm. If you're as excited about us as we are about you, then let's make magic together!

We aim to be quick on the draw, usually within a week. But during our busy seasons, it might take a tad longer. Sometimes, it's even the same day – expect the unexpected! We keep it transparent and breezy.

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It's all about your passion and interest in Datashift. Give it a shot, and we'll give you the lowdown on why you're in or out.

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