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Advanced Analytics Analyst/Scientist

Posted on Sep 19, 2019 by Base 3

Brussel, Belgium
1 Sep 2019
Annual Salary

Advanced Analytics Analyst/Scientist

Within the GDC (Group Data Capabilities) Division, the Advanced Analytics (AA) team supports the needs on data science from all the entities of the Group. As a competency centre for analytics, the team helps to transform data into insight using techniques such as text mining, process mining, network analytics or predictive modelling.


The key skill required to work in the AA team is to be interested by both the financial world and the IT world. For that reason, we are looking for Data Analyst with an IT background and a strong business interest.

  • Collects, processes, interprets and performs statistical data analysis.
  • Reports the results back to the relevant members of the business.
  • Identifies patterns and trends in data sets.
  • Works alongside the business to establish business needs.
  • Defines new data collection and analysis processes.
  • Develops, validates and implements data analyses and data collection for reporting needs.


Required skills:

  • Knowledge experience in the financial industry and/or willingness to learn.
  • Ability to write performant SQL statements, creation of SQL tables, partitioning, understanding of the SQL types.
  • Strong team player.
  • Strong communication skills and willing to interact with both business/internal clients as your technical colleagues.
  • Excellent analytical skills as well an interest to solve problems in a complex environment.
  • Ability and eagerness to learn quickly.
  • Spoken and written English is a must.
  • Willingness to go out the core competencies (eg perform testing of queries, reporting, etc.).
  • Experience in data models and reporting.
  • Attentive to details and be able to think out of the box.
  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst.
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analysing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc).
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Have a true agile mindset, capable and willing to take on tasks outside of her/his core competencies to help the team.
  • Strong technical skills and a strong interest in the financial industry.


  • Knowledge about of Agile methodology.
  • Knowledge in programming languages such as Python or Java.
  • Understanding of the Hadoop ecosystem.

Reference: 758740543

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