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Aspiring Data Strategist

As an aspiring data strategist, you support our senior data strategists as they bridge the business and the data teams.




ICT & Data

The Job

You have a Master, a PHD or an MBA, nice but are you a GTD? Yes, Interesting! You are familiar with the basics of R and/or Python but more interested in its transformational impact on business? You are, wonderful! On top of that, you are not afraid of getting hands-on and support data engineering and/or data science teams to develop simply striking solutions? Nice to meet you!

As an aspiring data strategist, you support our senior data strategists as they bridge the business and the data teams: you help translate the ambitions of management to concrete data & AI-driven initiatives, you help collect business requirements from the client and identify & assess the data needed to enable the engineers to build and deploy effective models. You help translate the outcome into business impact for the client and you are able to present the results to stakeholders in business language. While doing so, you'll help organisations develop the right capabilities and governance, vital to make the data solutions sustain maximum long term returns.

🎉 What you can expect at dataroots?

Ready to roll into your first work adventure? Let’s meet! At dataroots we combine client focus with room for fresh and fun ideas. Our restyled offices create the ideal breeding ground to nurture creativity and innovation. Our culture is 100% people oriented, with colleagues from Brazil or Serbia you'll enter a diverse, young & dynamic band of colleagues with a critical mindset and a healthy dose of fun.

Job requirements

🔎 The profile

  • You have either a business degree and a technical affinity or a technical degree and a business affinity
  • You are convinced and passionate about Data, AI and Digital
  • You are curious and with a healthy dose of drive and ambition
  • You understand how AI and Analytics can add value to organisations and you can articulate the business benefits in a code-less business fashion.
  • You have a good overview over the (big-)data ecosystem and know how different components fit in a data engineering or machine learning solution.
  • You know how to collect and identify business requirements and translate these into functional requirements and acceptance criteria.
  • You combine technical affinity with excellent soft skills to align both technical and business stakeholders and drive change.
  • You have a can-do attitude, you take ownership of the project to ensure a timely delivery & scalable solution through strong project management capabilities.
  • You know how to build story lines and translate complex solutions into clear & understandable content and context
  • You speak fluent English and either Dutch or French.

💪 The Skills

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
  • You will develop THE most critical capabilities for the next decades of 21st century
  • Sports and/or sushidates … We let of steam during our (virtual) drinks and monthly day@dataroots events #workhardplayhard

Ready for a new chapter as Aspiring Data Strategist at dataroots? Super! Apply now! 🎉

How can we help?

The Leuven MindGate team is at your disposal for any questions about the Leuven Innovation Region. Do you want to invest, work or study in the region? We can help you find your way.

We also facilitate collaboration and innovation between companies, knowledge institutes and government within the Leuven Innovation Region, and we are happy to guide any of these stakeholders towards innovation.