Job offer: Data SCIENTIST/DATA ENGINEER consultant

REACFIN is looking for a: Data SCIENTIST/DATA ENGINEER consultant


Reacfin, an innovative and dynamic consulting firm, leveraging for more than 10 years on a unique combination of academic expertise and practitioners experience for financial institutions is looking for his new talent!

Our team is composed of highly motivated persons with an entrepreneurial mindset always willing to achieve big challenges. Looking for opportunities to grow and as part of the development of our new Center of Excellence dedicated to the Data Science practice, we are recruiting a new data scientist/data engineer consultant.

Your will take part with the Head of the practice in numerous highly challenging projects such as:

  • Contribute to the data science offer by architecting, developing, testing, and maintaining highly scalable data management systems
  • Drive or participate to the definition, implementation, and integration of tools on transversal financial subjects: insurance, reinsurance, banking, etc.
  • Take part to consulting missions as IT reference with a high focus on delivering value
  • Create and animate training sessions about methodologies, computing or case studies in big-data, data-analytics or software engineering 
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and operational procedures
  • Evaluate and prototype new ideas or technologies and share your knowledge within the company, also by writing technical or academic papers
  • Actively follow and anticipate finance industry trends in data science and software engineering
  • Attend and represent the firm in numerous professional or academic events (workshop, meet up, business colloquium, hackaton, etc.)



  • At least 3 years of experience or postdoc level, ideally but not necessarily, in financial sector
  • Strong experience on applied statistics and data mining techniques (linear regression, logistic regression, text mining, classification, multivariate analysis, decision tree, random forest, K-means, deep neural networks, Bayesian models, …)
  • Strong exposure and experience with data-intelligence and big-data technologies 
  • Experience with development automation and devops tools
  • Good ranking in Kaggle competitions or similar is a plus
  • Fluent in English and have a good level of French


  • PhD or Master Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Actuarial Science, Engineering - Specialization in statistics, IT and machine learning


  • Coding experience in Python, R, Matlab, Scala, Julia, or Java
  • Big data modeling work experience with Hadoop or Spark
  • Proficient with NoSQL databases (such as ElasticSearch, MongoDB, HBase or Cassandra), SQL or relational databases
  • Data visualization experience on ggplot, d3.js or Tableau
  • Experience in an agile, scrum, lean and devOps software and culture
  • TensorFlow or Theano experience is a plus


  • Curious: you like to invent and create
  • Dynamic: you take initiatives and show proactivity 
  • Passionate: you are technology enthusiast
  • Team worker: you like to work collaboratively with your colleagues
  • Diplomatic:  you have excellent communication skills
  • Rigorous: you have a reliable professional approach


  • A high-level technical environment within our team of experts
  • A unique work environment that encourages the development of all talents
  • Diverse and specialized missions carried out with our innovative actuarial/financial approaches
  • Dynamic career management and opportunities to grow

Reacfin proposes a full-time position in a dynamic environment. The job will be based in Louvain-la-Neuve. Package includes group and hospitalisation insurances, company car, fuel and parking card.


To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Aurélien Couloumy

Head of Data Science

Tel : +33 (0) 6 26 13 09 97           

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