Data Engineer

Job Description

Python Predictions, a Tobania Company, is currently looking for a data engineer.

In this role, you will need to be able to adapt quickly to new technologies, applications and environments. You will operate with our current clients on a medium to long-term basis.

As a data engineer, you will help our clients with building a variety of data applications in the cloud. This includes a broad range of competences, from understanding the requirements, setting up the proper cloud architecture to developing and deploying the application. More specifically, the responsibilities include:

  • Design complex analytics solutions with large data sets on distributed systems including the design of data lakes and (data) ingestion pipelines.
  • Identify design and implement process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-design infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Develop microservices to serve data from the data lake or to expose machine learning models’ predictions to customer-facing products.

Your Profile


  • Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Data Engineer or in software engineering in a data context.
  • Programming experience with one or more languages: Python, Scala, Java, C/C++, …
  • Knowledge of relational database technologies/concepts and SQL is required.
  • Experience building, scheduling and maintaining data pipelines (Airflow, Data Factory, …).
  • Understanding of Linux.
  • Practical experience with at least one cloud provider (GCP, AWS or Azure). Certifications from any of these is considered a plus.
  • Knowledge of Git and CI/CD.
  • Able to work independently, prioritize multiple stakeholders and tasks, and manage work time effectively.
  • Proficient in English, knowledge of Dutch and/or French is a plus.


  • Experience with containers and container orchestration.
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Apache Spark, Hadoop, etc.
  • Interest in Data warehousing, Business Intelligence, Data Quality and Governance.
  • Interest in Data Science and Machine Learning Engineering.
  • Experience with streaming and incremental data pipelines.

Our offer

  • Python Predictions is a Brussels-based service provider specialized in data projects with business impact.
  • In January 2020, Python Predictions joined Tobania – a leading Belgian business & technology consulting firm that guides its clients through digital business transformation.
  • Great variation in job content due to missions in different industries, different domains, and different environments.
  • In-company training adapted to your personal needs.
  • Continuous learning in monthly team meetings and personal development time.
  • A great team of colleagues with shared values.
  • A workstation at one of our customers’ offices or Tobania (Brussels – Hasselt – Ghent).
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