Description

The Remote Sensing unit processes petabytes of earth observation data. We primarily specialise in Big Data analysis with the use of numerical/statistical analysis, computer vision, machine learning and deep learning techniques in the application workflows.  That is our passion: the extraction of information from the vast amounts of incoming images, information required by our clients. Our extensive group of clients can be found within the domains of land use, civil infrastructure, agriculture, forestry, water management, heritage and ecological development. Visit https://remotesensing.vito.be/  for more information about our activities.

 

We are currently seeking a motivated

 

R&D Data ScienCE Professional

 

As a Data Scientist, you will work within a group of software developers and application engineers. You will move in international circles with clients such as the European Space Agency, the European Commission, federal and regional governments. Our research is often carried out in partnership with foreign research groups and companies.

 

THE ROLE

 

  • You have a great affinity with the domains agriculture, civil infrastructure, forestry, water management, sustainable development
  • You translate user requirements into a system design
  • You cooperate in the development of back-end and front-end systems
  • In close collaboration with the application scientists, you design and implement algorithmic components by using Python, Java , R and C++.
  • You collaborate on cluster computing and workflow components
  • You constantly monitor the benefits and user experience quality for the customer
  • You manage subcontractors
  • You report your progress and results to our customers and our management
  • You will be actively involved in the creation of project proposals
  • You follow the trends within your field of expertise and use the obtained knowledge in order to build prototypes.
Qualification
  • You have an M.Sc. in sciences or engineering
  • You have hands-on programming experience in Python
  • Experience with Java, R, C++ and GIS is a plus
  • You will be working in an R&D environment where the system requirements are not all fixed, therefore a flexible and pragmatic attitude is essential
  • You detect opportunities, like taking initiative and have a solution-oriented approach
  • An excellent knowledge of English is essential
Offer
  • A competitive salary
  • A range of benefits including allowances, insurances, adjustable holiday package
  • Flexible working hours and workplace
  • Innovation is our core asset, therefore it goes without saying that we give our employees the opportunity to undertake additional training and keep up to date in their field of expertise
  • The chance to be part of an organisation with an international reputation, known for its advanced technological research and scientific consultancy
  • The possibility to actively contribute towards sustainable developments at local, national and global level

 

Requisition

Location: 
Mol
Jobfield: 
R&D & Engineering
ID: 
32320