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UZ Brussel - Data Engineer / Data Scientist

UZ Brussel

2020-10-13 15:49:04

Job location Jette, Brussel, Belgium

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

You are passionate about data and analytics, and you have a strong will to leverage (big) data assets in healthcare to gain new insights and add value for both the hospital and the patient?

UZ Brussel - the Brussels university hospital - is looking for a driven data expert who is prepared to work across technical and medical disciplines, and has a broad interest in Data Engineering as well as Data Science.

How will you make a difference?

You will join the UZ Brussel ICT team that is responsible for a variety of data-driven solutions, from the Clinical Datawarehouse to innovating AI and Data Science applications;

As a data engineer, you rely on a solid Data Ops framework to design, plan and monitor new data pipelines for a broad spectrum of use cases;

You are also involved in building data pipelines for a new Digital Health Data platform, feeding data to guide AI and machine learning analytics;

Besides your data engineering role, you will have the opportunity to experiment with predictive models to gain new clinical insights that lead to data-driven decision support in our electronic health record system, used by thousands of healthcare professionals;

You will cooperate in innovating research projects in the area of Data Science, in which UZ Brussel participates along with the Free University of Brussels (VUB);

What do we expect from you?

You have a bachelor or master in science (engineering, computer science, ...);

You have experience in Data Engineering or have the skills and motivation to work and learn in this discipline

Of course, experience with Data Science in the medical world is a plus;

Experience in an ETL / ELT environment and managing a Data Warehouse / Data Lake is certainly an asset;

You are familiar with principles and methods of software development, and you can apply these to Python based data pipelines;

You have a good working knowledge of Java and Python, you have worked with Pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn or a similar API, and of course knowledge of SQL is a must;

You have strong technical skills, and you are familiar with a.o. Linux, Docker, GIT;

You are hands-on with a strong urge for tangible results;

You are analytical, have good communicative skills, are a team player and can work autonomously;

You have a strong sense of privacy and ethics.

What do we offer?

A permanent, full-time (38 hours) contract.

Covid or not, ample opportunity for remote work (up to 4 days/week);

Fringe benefits:

Supplementary pension fund;

Hospital insurance, including compensation in outpatient care at the UZ Brussel;

Guaranteed income insurance;

Compensation of travel costs:

Full repayment of public transport costs

Bike allowance

Kilometre allowance for cars

Access to the car park at the hospital and remote car parks at exit 9 (Jette) and the research park in Zellik;

Bike lease at interesting conditions

Access to 'Benefits at work' for discounts;

Reduced rates in the company restaurant;

27 days of paid holiday;

Attractiveness and end-of-year bonus;

You are in an application area with lots of variation and the latest technologies;

You receive substantively varied challenges, and you work independently in a great team;

You work in a challenging hospital organisation where you have space for personal development and evolution;

UZ Brussel works in partnership with the VUB and Erasmus University College Brussels to form the Brussels Health Campus. This campus, located between junction 9 of the Brussels Ring Road and Bois du Laerbeek, accommodates a childcare facility (complying with the system of the government agency Kind & Gezin), childcare in the holidays, a primary school, and a fitness centre.


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