Data Scientist - Ypto

1070 Near Brussels Midi Station, Brussels BE

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Data Scientist to join our team and help use improve the Belgian rail services by leveraging our data.

In this role, you will analyse and interpret large sets of data and turn that information into actionable insights that drive business decisions. You will be responsible for developing and implementing advanced statistical models and algorithms to solve complex problems, as well as communicating findings to both technical and non-technical audiences. You will also be involved in the maintenance of running models as well as in the continuous improvement of our MLOps setup.

The projects you will work on are both operational (improve punctuality, security, reduce energy consumption of trains, …) and strategic.


  • Collect, process, and analyse large sets of data to uncover patterns and insights
  • Develop and implement advanced statistical models and algorithms to solve complex problems
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to translate data insights into actionable business recommendations
  • Stay current with industry trends and new technology to continuously improve data analysis techniques and tools
  • Ensure run and maintenance of existing models in production
  • Collaborate on the setup of an MLOps environment with the data engineers of the company


  • Degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, or a related field
  • Experience with cloud computing solution (we use Azure)
  • Strong programming skills in Python, PySpark, SQL
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms and libraries (such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, etc.)
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Speak English
  • Willingness to continuously learn

If you are passionate about data analysis and have a proven track record of success in a similar role, if you are passionate about public transport and want to have a positive impact on the environment and society, we would love to hear from you!

Our offer

Within our open corporate culture, you contribute to the digital transformation of SNCB. You will have a job with social impact and ample opportunity to make your own contribution. In addition to a good work-life balance and a competitive salary, you will receive the following benefits:

  • the possibility to work remotely + flexible working hours;
  • 35 days of leave;
  • a company car + a public transport season ticket;
  • a target bonus;
  • a comprehensive insurance package (affiliation without own contribution, excl. outpatient costs for family members);
    • hospitalisation and dental care for the whole family;
    • outpatient costs (= medical costs separate from hospitalisation);
    • group insurance: supplementary pension, work disability and death (cafeteria plan);
    • accidents at work (extralegal);
  • meal vouchers and eco-vouchers;
  • net allowances for remote working and carwash + internet budget.