Junior Data Scientist - Brussels (Belgium)
Cognizant Technology Solutions Benelux
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Junior Data Scientist - Brussels (Belgium)

  • Full time Position
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Published on June 18 2020
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Junior Data Scientist – Graduate Program

Our Company

Cognizant is one of the world's leading services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 195 on the fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.

With 285,800 employees worldwide, Cognizant is one of the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Cognizant Benelux has offices in Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Brussels. We provide consulting, engineering, technology and outsourcing solutions and services with combined onshore and offshore teams.

We are hiring graduates to join our international colleagues within Business Consulting, Technology or Domain teams who provide services to our clients across industries. Prior to your client engagement, you will attend an Induction Training abroad. After this you will join our 18 months graduate program, which will focus on personal development and technical training. We will ensure you get all the support to kickstart your career.

What you will do

As data scientist / analytics consultant you will apply your statistical, analytical, coding and visualization skills every single day. Depending on your expertise, you can:

  • implement algorithms for segmentation, predictive modelling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization
  • devise creative and easy-to-manage analytical solutions for business problems, using simple to complex machine learning algorithms
  • model and visualize data corresponding to business’ needs
  • help businesses to select appropriate analytics, reporting, or visualization solutions
  • assess analytic maturity, gaps and craft roadmaps to further industrialize data streams

Most of the time you will be working on-site with customers in Belgium.


Your profile

  • Master in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or any related field
  • A natural-born problem solver who takes initiative and is eager to learn
  • A good mix of statistical knowledge, programming skills and business focus
  • Strong communication skills, especially to explain complex analytical problems in a clear, precise and actionable manner
  • Excellent data wrangling skills: extract, transform and analyze data using a variety of analytical tools and statistical techniques
  • Expert knowledge of an analytical tool such as SAS, SPSS, R, Python, Matlab or equivalent
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge about Spark or Hadoop
  • Nil or maximum 1-year work experience
  • Fluent in Dutch and/or French and English
  • You must be authorized and eligible to work freely in the EU

We offer: 

  • A career in one of the largest and fastest growing IT services providers worldwide
  • An open, international and multicultural environment
  • Opportunity to work for large multinationals and other leading
  • Access to further training through our own Cognizant Academy to ensure professional development
  • A competitive salary
  • Good secondary benefits

Interested ? Send us an email : andrea.rodrigues@cognizant.com