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🛠 Junior Data Engineer

Job description

Do you want to kickstart your career in Data & AI? Then you’ll definitely be interested about our Rootsacademy for young graduates!

Please note that the next RootsAcademy will start on Monday, the 4th of September 2023. We will start reviewing the applications for September's Rootsacademy in late April.

🤖 The Job

Have a passion for data? A career in AI sounds like your dream? Then we have the job for you! This position is open for young graduates, but also for experienced developers who wish to take the leap to a career in AI! What’s crucial to us is your passion for data as well as personal and professional development. We'll take care of the rest! During a 2-month training period (Start date: March 2023) we will form you into a data engineer with a strong foundation in the field. You will excel in building digital data-driven solutions and infrastructure and become an architectural genius that effortlessly designs, develops and deploys infrastructure and data pipelines.

We are a scale-up from Leuven and Ghent that researches, designs and codes robust AI-solutions & platforms for various sectors. Our dedicated in-house team of data-specialists uses a pragmatic best-tool-for-the-job approach to optimise our clients' processes and decision making. With a strong focus on DataOps and MLOps we firmly believe in robust and production-ready solutions being an essential part to our work. The result? Our team provides clients a reliable foundation to make data-driven decisions.

More information about our Rootsacademy? 👉

🎉 What you can expect at Dataroots?

Dataroots was founded in 2016 and, since its beginnings, has focused on helping its customers achieve excellence in their data-driven operations. The only way to do this sustainably is by investing in team well-being, diversity, knowledge sharing and customer experience. This quality-first focus has allowed sustained and healthy growth over the years. Join a team where you can have an impact on our growth story. Read up more on our DNA over at [].

Job requirements

💪 The Skills

  • You are strongly motivated to become an excellent Data Engineer.

  • You have a background in IT development and are at least fluent in one programming language, preferably Python.

  • You have a strong passion for data-driven technologies and interesting design challenges.

  • You have a knack for picking up on new technologies and frameworks.

  • You ideally have knowledge of English and Dutch, knowledge of French is a plus

😄 Nice to haves

  • You know that Kubernetes, Terraform and CI/CD aren't Star Wars characters.

  • You have heard of tools like Apache Spark, Beam and/or Kafka.

  • You have a first experience with cloud platforms like AWS, GCP or Azure.

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 data as well as personal and professional development.

💰 The Offer

  • An attractive salary package with extralegal benefits such as a company car & fuel card or mobility budget, hospitalisation insurance, group insurance, and a high-end laptop and a smartphone.
  • A personal & team training budget to further your professional career.
  • Your innovation budget to work on cool, educational, challenging and open-source projects within your guild.
  • (Virtual) Team Buildings, team gatherings to let off steam and be part of our sports initiatives.

🇧🇪 Our main offices are in Leuven, Ghent and Maastricht, with co-working spaces in Charleroi and Antwerp. These locations are always available for brainstorming sessions or team events. As a Dataroots consultant, much work can be performed remotely, but you will most likely also visit our clients on-site.

Ready for a new chapter at Dataroots? Great! Apply now! 🎉