Data Scientist - Foodtech Start-up

YouMeal is a foodtech start-­up which offers a software solution for all the food production and distribution players. YouMeal is at the crossroad of many expertise: software, big data, IA, nutrition, environment. Coming from a spin-­off of UCL, our SaaS platform provides the ID details automatically from food recipes: allergens, calories, sugar, vitamins, minerals, environmental impact, vegan, local, seasonal etc. Thanks to YouMeal, a big chain of restaurants performed analysis of hundreds of its recipes and has begun a significant improvement for the consumer health. One of the top leader of food catering will very soon screen its offer, inform its consumers and improve its dishes in order to spare thousands of water litres, tons of CO2, etc. This disruptive technology is based on a proprietary database of ingredients linked to many other external DB’s and cutting-­ edge algorithms which allow to enrich and deeply analyse the food recipes. The technology is in constant evolution by using the last IT technology such as MongoDB, Node.jS, agile and lean development methodologies. YouMeal envisions to be the leader in the food information and to contribute to a much better offer and positive impact on health and environment. YouMeal won many awards: Best Innovative Startup in Food technology (Kikk Festival) -­ Top 4 startup with positive Impact on the environment (SE’nSE fund) -­ Best Innovation Product (Nutrevent European Nutrition Convention) -­ Top 50 startup in Belgium (Trends), Top 100 (Digitalmedia), etc…

Data Scientist role - R&D position.
Your responsibilities will be:
-­ automatisation of data treatment: correction, analysis, data transfer from one player to another.
-­ Interpretation of data by selecting and coding appropriate models
-­ Improvement of search engines based on users' experience (machine learning) and automatisation processes
-­ Creation of constrained optimisation algorithms
-­ Neural networks, clustering models, etc.
-­ Delivering algorithms for the IT team
-­ Software testing

Experience and skills
-­ 3 years of company experience or postdoc level
-­ Knowledge and experience in machine learning
-­ Practical knowledge in statistics, data analysis, interpretation model
-­ Outstanding analysis skills
-­ Good interaction level with IT teams
-­ Good skills for budget analysis and control of software project
-­ Practical knowledge for IT development (functional analysis, coding, script, agile and acceptance processes, testing, planning, cost, etc)
-­ Capabilities in JavaScript and Python

-­ Engineer in applied mathematics or in IT
-­ Specialisation in statistics, IT and machine learning
-­ French and English speaker (B2). Dutch is an advantage.

-­ Creative, curious but also structured and realistic
-­ Flexible (start-­up spirit), persistent, autonomous
-­ Good communication, team spirit
-­ Interested by food and nutrition


Only selected candidates will be contacted. 


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