🙌 Aspiring Machine Learning / Data Engineer

  • dataroots
  • Leuven, Belgium

🙌 Aspiring Machine Learning / Data Engineer

Job description

🤖 The Job

As a Machine Learning / Data Engineer you excel in building digital data-driven solutions and infrastructure. You will become an architectural genius that effortlessly designs, develops and deploys infrastructure, data pipelines and machine learning models.


Dataroots, located in Leuven and Brussels, researches, designs and develops robust AI solutions for a wide range of sectors. Our dedicated in-house team of AI-specialists uses a pragmatic best-tool-for-the-job approach to optimise our clients' processes and decision making.


💰 The Offer

Ready to roll into your next adventure? Let’s meet! At Dataroots, we have prepared a 2-month training program (starting early 2021) that gives you a strong foundation to start you career as a Machine Learning or Data Engineer. During these months you will be introduced to the world of AI, cloud, data, infraops and robust software design. After this period, you will continue to develop towards becoming an expert in machine learning or data engineering based on your experiences, background and/or preferences.


Our offices are the ideal workplace for people with a knack for innovation. Our languages? Python, Scala and Go. What we speak when we're not coding? English, because, with colleagues from Mexico or France, you'll enter an inspiring and internationally focused team.


🎉 What you can count on @ Dataroots

  • An attractive salary package.
  • Guidance by our experienced Machine Learning Engineers, Data Engineers and other experts.
  • A training trajectory & budget focused on advancing your professional career.
  • Trainings and seminars with your team and external experts to further sharpen your technical skillset.
  • We let off steam during our fries & beers and monthly day@dataroots events #workhardplayhard.
  • Your own innovation budget to work on cool, educational, challenging and/or opensource projects with others within your guild.

Job requirements

💪 The Skills

  • You are strongly motivated to become an excellent Machine Learning / Data Engineer.
  • You have a background in IT development and are at least fluent in one programming language.
  • You have a knack for picking up on new technologies and frameworks.
  • You have a strong passion in data-driven technologies.
  • You speak English fluently, a word of Dutch or French is a plus.
  • You have an analytics and solution oriented mindset.
  • You have strong communication skills and look forward to helping clients in overcoming their challenges.

    😄 Nice to haves

    • You know that Kubernetes, Terraform and CI/CD aren't Star Wars characters. You have a significant knowhow of data-architecture and data-infrastructure.
    • You know your way around tools like Apache Spark, Beam and/or Kafka.
    • You're at ease with programming in Scala and Python.
    • You have a solid foundation in Machine Learning theory and have trained and/or deployed your first AI models.
    • You know the ins and outs of cloud platforms like AWS, GCP or Azure. 
    • You enjoy wrangling large amounts of data.

    This list was probably a bit much 😉 Don't worry, we don't expect you to tick every box from the beginning. Most of all: we are looking for colleagues with the same passion for personal and team development as the rest of us.


    🇧🇪 We currently have offices in Leuven and Brussels but most of our work is done remotely. We do expect team members to live in Belgium and to be able to travel to clients when and where required (often weekly), but we are actively adopting this new way of working 🖖


    Ready for a new chapter as a Machine Learning / Data Engineer at Dataroots? Great! Apply now! 🎉