Sr. Machine Learning Engineer

Ghent, Ledeberg

Accurat wants to change the way decision making is done by providing real-world behaviour insights. We heavily rely on big data & machine learning. As we raised 1.1 mio euros to cover our growth in the Benelux and towards Europe, we are expanding our team. We are a fast growing company, working for brands including Delhaize, Lidl, Brico, Hubo, Telenet, Aveve, X2O, Clear Channel amongst others.

Are you passionate about technology & data and do you have a solid interest in machine learning? Then might be your next playground! To maintain, improve and extend our machine learning models, we're looking for a machine learning engineer to join our team of skilled data scientists.

What's on your plate:

  • You’ll write complex machine learning algorithms and improve existing ones.
  • You are responsible for qualitative data and evaluate this by means of statistical analysis. 
  • You develop new features to improve the decision making of our customers.
  • You’ll set up pipelines and build frameworks for transforming big data into meaningful insights. 

What we're looking for:

  • A master's degree or PhD in computer engineering, business engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of practical experience or equivalent research experience (e.g., PhD) in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence.
  • Strong mathematical skills (as in: statistics don’t scare you 😉).
  • Experience in designing and deploying machine learning pipelines.
  • Ability to analyze data, perform statistical analysis, and clearly report your findings.
  • Experience in Python (pandas, scikit-learn…) and database development (MySQL).
  • Familiarity with Git and Linux.
  • Fluent in Dutch and/or English.
  • Hands-on attitude and comfortable in a fast-moving start-up environment.
  • You have the potential to become a Lead ML engineer and manage a team of ML engineers.

Experience with any of the following is considered a plus:

  • Experience with (Google) Cloud technology.
  • Proficiency in geospatial data processing.
  • Familiarity with data engineering technologies (Dataflow, BigQuery…).

What we offer:

  • A varied and exciting job in a successful, fast-growing start-up.
  • A competitive salary (with benefits)
  • Flexibility in working remote or at our spacious office (Ghent).
  • As a senior hire, becoming our lead data scientist is within reach as part of your career advancement.
  • A young, hands-on team
  • You work across boundaries (Belgium, the Netherlands and you follow our expansion to the EU step by step).
  • A fun work environment located near Ghent
  • The expertise and support necessary for your professional growth alongside our company.
  • The trust and freedom to shape a rewarding career in big data and machine learning.
  • Autonomy to define and navigate your own path to success.
  • Occasional parties, snacks and drinks!
  • And most importantly: a team that has your back and supports you!

Interested in joining our team as a Sr. Machine Learning Engineer? We'd love to hear from you!


A few additional reasons to top it off...

Obviously the job has to fit your expectations. But we didn't want to keep you from the extra perks we have on offer.

What happens next?

Share your CV

You contact us and share your CV and motivation letter with us. Next up, we'll propose to meet up.

Informal meetup

We meet up for an informal talk about you, your interests and how they match up with our open vacancies.

Challenge accepted?

A challenge - a real-life case our own team works on - is the perfect case to get to know each other better.

Meet the team

With a positive evaluation of the challenge, you are invited to meet your future colleagues.

A tailored proposal

We're all different, so is our proposal. We prepare a proposal that matches your expectations.

Welcome aboard!

Once aligned, we count down to your arrival. An onboarding kit, colleagues, pancakes and drinks are waiting :).