Senior Data Scientist


As the data revolution continues in full force, companies across different industries are focusing on leveraging the value of their data. At Datashift we are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to help these companies achieve impactful results.

You will be part of a multidisciplinary team with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. In your role as data scientist you will be responsible for translating various business needs into scalable analytical solutions. You like to learn and can easily adapt to a fast-changing environment. You enjoy using your creativity when facing complex problems.

Your Responsibilities

  • You crunch large datasets and look for tangible business outcomes
  • You develop advanced machine learning models
  • You coach junior colleagues
  • You take the lead in advising our clients in embedding analytical applications in their daily operations
  • You spread the story behind the data to stakeholders on every level in the organization
  • You are actively involved in strengthening our delivery methods

Your Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics, Mathematics, Physics or comparable field.
  • You have 3 to 5 years of experience in building data science applications.
  • Need to have:
      • You are advanced in Python and the associated data science stack
      • You are experienced in R
      • You have a thorough understanding of various statistical and machine learning methods
      • You are able to do an extensive and rigorous exploratory analysis of large data sets
      • You have experience with HTML/CSS/JS and visualization packages to communicate results
      • You have experience working on the hadoop stack and cloud big data platforms
      • You have experience with versioning tools like Git or SVN
  • Nice to have:
      • You have experience with deployment tools like Jenkins
      • You have experience building data pipelines on big data platforms
      • You have experience in pre-sales
      • You have experience with full stack development (JavaScript, React, Python, Node, TypeScript, ...)
      • You have experience with deploying containers (Docker, Kubernetes, ...)

Our Offer

  • A highly entrepreneurial team
  • A no-nonsense working environment with a focus on high quality
  • Excellent terms of employment
  • 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


Interested or do you have further questions? Feel free to reach out to +32 496 89 50 64 or

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