Are you committed to putting your data scientist skills to work on a project with a positive impact on the environment, health and safety?

Our client is a dynamic spin-off of UCLouvain developing innovative gas micro-sensors for the industry and the environment. The company, created in 2019, has just raised 2,5 Mk€ to industrialize and market its first micro-sensors by 2022/early 2023, and at the same time continue the R&D towards novel disruptive products. Its technology can indeed be applied in many sectors of activity, from the (petro-)chemical to the healthcare industry, through agri-food, recycling, smart cities and smart buildings markets. The company currently consists of 12 enthusiastic, dynamic and friendly engineers. The company and its team have been growing since the beginning of 2022!

The growing spin-off operates in a global open innovation ecosystem of fruitful interactions with customers, partners and academic researchers.

In this context, we are looking for a talented ML Specialist & Data Scientist to code high performance AI algorithms at local (device) and cloud stages, to provide reliable and qualified environmental & gas concentration data to their customers. You will bring and develop AI/ML expertise in the company.

The role

You are passionate about data analysis and are able to give meaning to data and produce a qualitative analysis.

You will develop specific algorithms based on machine learning and artificial neural network to bring dynamic correction to environmental measurements and improve the data accuracy. The goal is to develop auto-calibration of the sensor matrices.

To achieve this goal, you will lead the deployment, integration and testing of the newly developed AI models within the company existing platform. You will push the correction tools into the cloud or to the local device, and manage the global system.

You will develop a strategic and ambitious long-term plan for the use of AI technology within the company, enabling effective workflows and making informed decision.

You will help integrate and leverage the company's knowledge and expertise, and communicate technical concepts appropriately and effectively to various stakeholders.

Qualifications & Experience

You have a PhD (preferred) or Master's degree with 5 years of experience in applied mathematics, ML or software engineering with a focus on artificial intelligence or data science. A good knowledge of mathematical tools and statistical language (mainly R, Python) is important.

You demonstrate a strong passion in interdisciplinary AI research that combines the AI subfields of machine learning, data science, cloud database with a solid regard on physical meaning of data. You are able to integrate various research methods and tools, and to design and implement algorithms and experimental evaluation.

You are comfortable for scripting and code development (Python, C, R). Knowledge in cloud database management (MySQL, MariaDB) is an advantage.

Skills & Competencies

You are a passionate, data and detail oriented, meticulous engineer or scientist looking to develop the best AI algorithms to get the most out of data for customers.

You work independently on your tasks, you are resourceful and pro-active while being a great team player. You are superbly organised, have good planning skills and consistently meet your deadlines. You are in control of your own development and have a strong capacity to adapt and learn.

You have good project management and coordination skills. You are able to communicate clearly and efficiently with various interlocutors (colleagues, partners and clients).

You have a creative and innovative spirit and you like to share new ideas through collective emulation.

You are fluent in English (business language). Fluency in Dutch and/or French is a plus.

The offer

The company offers a permanent position with a competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities (according your professional ambitions) in a growing company.

If you would like to join a dynamic and very promising spin-off and seize the opportunity to grow with it very quickly by helping to bring to market micro-sensors that improve the environment, health or safety of customers, please send your application (CV + covering letter + salary expectations) to Adoc Talent Management.