Data Engineer

15 October 2018

You're interested in helping organisations become data minded and your idea of fun involves scalable compute clusters or massive data processing. You are convinced sensor data and IoT will have a big impact on society in the coming years and you want to be part of that shift. You are a fan of open source technology and you are not blind to its pitfalls. 

At Data Minded, data engineers are at the heart of what we do. As part of our young and fast-growing team based in Belgium, you take part in complex data analytics projects through their entire lifecycle. Besides design and implementation, this also includes following up on project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders. 


  • Architect, develop and deploy a wide range of data applications, mostly in the cloud
  • Design complex analytics solutions with big and real-time data on distributed systems
  • Work independently, prioritize multiple stakeholders and tasks, and manage work time effectively.
  • Provide thought leadership for clients and partners to help them understand the data analytics landscape
  • Minimum qualifications
  • Bachelor in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Programming experience with one or more languages: Python, C#, Java, Scala, C/C++, ...
  • Good understanding of databases and SQL
  • Linux experience
  • Preferred qualifications
  • MS/PhD degree in Computer Science, Math or a technically-oriented field.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in software development, solution engineering, technical consulting; with expertise in architecting and rolling out new technology and solution initiatives.
  • Experience with AWS, Google Cloud, and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with big data technologies (such as Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, Elasticsearch)
  • Excellent coding skills and deep knowledge of SQL
  • Knowledge of data science and machine learning algorithms, on large data sets.
  • Able to mentor junior members and give technical advice and direction.

About Data Minded

Data Minded is a fast-growing team, passionate about data. We put our people ahead of our products and our products ahead of our profits. We choose long-term gains over short-term profits. We are big believers of open source, cloud technology and IoT. We are based in Leuven.

Data Minded has grown from an idea to becoming a local leader in data analytics. We have delivered several successful projects in the areas of telecom, healthcare, biotech and others. We provide technical training to the community and advise large corporations on how to approach data projects. To achieve these results, we keep an open mind, we adapt fast and we always tell the truth as we see it. We coach and mentor each other. We learn from our mistakes and share our learnings. We embrace a lean mindset.