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🧑‍🔬 R&D Engineer

Job description

🤖 The Job

Dataroots researches, designs and develops AI-solutions & platforms for various sectors, always with a strong focus on robust DataOps and MLOps. Within Dataroots Research, we do applied research to bring emerging AI technologies to various sectors such as IoT, HealthCare, Smart Cities. Our team is an active participant in the Belgian research ecosystem and participates in various R&D consortia.

As an R&D engineer, you work on technological innovative projects for Dataroots’ customers from feasibility study to the development of a MVP (TRL-4/5). You thrive in challenging environments, you excel at researching and developing cutting edge AI solutions. You actively keep up to date with the latest developments in the field and enjoy sharing knowledge with your Dataroots colleagues, customers or an audience with a less technical background. As an R&D engineer, you also participate in the writing of R&D project proposals.


🎉. What can you can expect at Dataroots

At dataroots we combine 100% focus with fresh and fun ideas. Our offices are the ideal workplace for people with a knack for innovation. Thanks to our fridays@dataroots we also stay in touch with our colleagues, even when working on different projects. Our languages? Terraform, Kubernetes, Cloud, Containers, Python, Scala, and HCL. What we speak when we're not coding? English, because with colleagues from Brazil or Serbia you'll enter an inspiring and internationally focused team.


Job requirements

💪   The Skills

  • You have a Master or PhD in a quantitative field (AI, mathematics, physics, computer science) or equivalent through experience.
  • You get energy from tackling challenges in the context of different industry domains and evolving scopes.
  • You have programming experience with libraries and toolkits such as CUDA, Tensorflow, PyTorch, Huggingface.
  • You are able to design and execute on our research agenda.
  • You have experience in various machine learning and deep learning fields (computer vision, reinforcement learning, NLP, optimization)
  • You think out of the box and have a solution oriented mindset
  • You have strong communication skills.
  • You speak English fluently plus at least Dutch or French.

Was this list 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.


💰   The Offer

  • An attractive salary package with extralegal benefits such as a company car, fuel card, hospitalisation insurance, group insurance, a high-end laptop and smartphone
  • A personal & team training budget to further your professional career
  • Trainings and seminars with your team and external experts to further sharpen your technical knife
  • Sports and/or sushidates … We let off steam during our (virtual) drinks and fridays@dataroots events #workhardplayhard
  • A constantly changing environment where everyone can contribute and shape the company for the better
  • Your own innovation budget to work on cool, education, challenging and/or opensource projects within your guild.

🇧🇪 Our offices are located in Leuven and Ghent. These locations are always available for brainstorm sessions or team events. As a dataroots consultant, you will be doing on-site visits at our clients. However, a significant portion of our work is done remotely.

You want to contribute to innovation within a great team? Apply now! 🎉

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