Data Engineer

Posted 13 Mercredi juillet
Salaire Negotiable
Job type Permanent

Job description

For one of our Belgian clients, we are currently looking for a Data Engineer to integrate a team creating state of the art technology to improve the environment and health.

Mission: Collect data from multiple sources to understand key environmental and health related issues.

Daily responsibilities:

  • General data infrastructure:
  • Create a FAIR data platform accessible to project partners
    • Allowing data storage, access, sharing, federated analysis and semantic and technical interoperability
  • Collect data from existing data sources and data storage platforms
    • Do queries to existing data bases
    • Collect and present data in a federated fashion
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners for the FAIR data development
    • Legal experts
    • IT colleagues
    • EU agencies and member state agencies
    • Scientific research consortia and institutes
  • In collaboration with all stakeholders, define the requirements, architecture and implementation plan for central data hub(s) hosting core FAIR functionalities
  • Store readable and easy to access data and meta-data for humans and machines
    • Easy configuration of variables

  • Case of human biomonitoring data (personal data):
  • Collaborate with domain experts and GDPR legal experts to define all parameters to be compliant to all laws
  • Establish a plan and implement it for the federated data to be compliant to all legal parameters


  • Master or PhD in Informatics, Computer Sciences, Mathematics with an interest in nature and animals' health
  • Or Master or PhD in Natural Sciences with an IT experience and programming experience
  • Hands-on experience with distributed data infrastructures and services
  • Able to communicate with people from different educational backgrounds
  • Team player
  • Experience in data collection
  • Experience in creating digital platforms and implementing data infrastructures and related web services
  • Eager to learn about linked data concepts and technologies, as RDF, OWL or others
  • Fluent in English, additional languages are a plus
  • Independent and proactive worker
  • Eager to learn new programming languages
  • Excellent communication skills

Regarding this role, Kelly Services acts as the official mediator. When you decide to apply to this role your personal information will be processed in accordance with Kelly's Privacy Statement.

In keeping with the Law regarding discrimination and equal opportunity in Belgium, Kelly Services welcomes applications from any and all eligible candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.


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