Data Scientist

Your mission

You connect the future by building bridges between people, infrastructure and data. That’s how you make leading port operations future-proof and dynamize the world’s economy.

Rombit’s fair share in this? We connect top-notch talent. We let you discover new perspectives and rise above and beyond.

Your responsibilities

Spot opportunities and create real business value

You will be responsible for delivering actionable insights for our clients. How? By building state-of-the-art, production-ready, machine learning pipelines, involving a wide variety of high-volume and high-velocity data sources. 

You will be thoroughly involved in the development, maintenance, testing and evaluation of data lakes and data dashboards. 

Your focus will be on collecting, parsing, managing, analyzing and visualizing large customer datasets and turn raw data into valuable insights using multiple toolsets, techniques and technologies. 

  • You drive business solutions by identifying opportunities based on company data. 
  • You analyze datasets to identify business improvements and optimizations. You assess the opportunities and effectiveness of possible data models by creating early proof of concepts. 
  • You analyze the quality and integrity of data sources, and improve the overall quality if possible.
  • You develop data models and algorithms that create business value for the customer
  • You implement the data models within data dashboards or applications, monitor outcomes and make adjustments to optimize the results. 
  • You maintain a strategic overview of the business requirements of the customer and are able to align your solution with these needs.

Your skillset

A neophile with a strong analytical mindset

  • You have extensive experience with the Python programming language. Experience with Java or Scala is a plus.
  • You have demonstrable experience with standard machine learning algorithms such as (but not limited to) regression, classification, clustering and deep learning.
  • You have demonstrable experience with creating and optimizing custom algorithms (for instance, using a Kalman Filter, genetic search, …).
  • You have hands-on experience with SQL and NoSQL storage solutions (Cassandra, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL)
  • You are familiar with one or more of the following data science frameworks: Scipy, Numpy, scikit-Learn, pandas, Tensorflow, Spark (ML), Keras, Pytorch…
  • You are familiar with both batch data processing and streaming analytics (Kafka)
  • You are familiar with big-data processing technologies such as Spark, Spark Streaming, SparkML, Flink or Beam
  • You have a can-do attitude, can best be described as analytical and well organized
  • You can work independently and handle responsibility well
  • You are fluent in English and preferably also Dutch

Your package

  • A competitive salary with numerous advantages: insurances, car and bike leasing, lunch and eco vouchers,… 
  • A highly inspiring, challenging and fun work environment with frequent team building days (and nights)
  • A  training budget, knowledge sharing sessions, meetups,… Never not learning!

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Why join Rombit?

Personal growth

You'll learn new things every week during our Knowledge Sharing Sessions and meetups. Never not learning!

Solid team

You'll work in a solid, self-steering team, backed by colleagues who are eager to tackle the most complex challenges. Together.

Spacious office

You'll feel at ease in our bright, peaceful office. It's located in the heart of Antwerp, easily accessible by bike, car and public transport.


You'll have an impact on the dynamics within ports, the gates to the world's economy. You'll boost their safety, security and efficiency.


You'll have the freedom to express your ideas and take ownership. We value your input and insights. You're the expert, right.


You need a break? Challenge your colleagues for table tennis, table football or darts in our lounge.

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