• Location
    • Brussels
  • Date Posted
  • Jun. 29, 2021
  • Function
  • Research & Science
  • Sector
  • Data

Joining Collibra’s Research and Innovation team:

  • You will report to the Senior Manager, Research and Innovation at Collibra’s Research and Innovation team.
  • Our mission is to keep Collibra competitive, by coming up with innovative ideas that will not only disrupt the existing market but also ourselves.
  • In our team we take Collibra’s value of driving an embracing change to the core, as we are at the spearhead of creating Collibra’s future offering.
  • Our team in supporting other teams or in collaboration with academic institutions has done research and developed innovative prototypes which have driven Collibra’s current product offering beyond the state-of-the-art.

Research Scientist at Collibra is responsible for:

  • Support research and innovation activities at Collibra by assisting in building prototypes and developing integration to support said activities.
  • Collaborate with researchers from top research institutes (such as UCSD and VUB)
  • Keep up to date on the state of the art in ML to foster a culture of learning and innovation.
  • Be creative in performing the necessary data collection to fuel new use cases and projects.
  • Participate in internal sprints, provide assistance in selected POCs to other engineering or product teams, build independent prototypes to demonstrate value to internal and external stakeholders.

You Have:

  • A Phd in a quantitative or related field (Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Theoretical Psychology, Engineering), or Master with equivalent industry experience.
  • Several years of experience in data analysis and machine learning (preferably outside of academia) with a proven track record of creating an impact using your algorithmic solutions.
  • Proficient in Python and an interest in software design; JVM languages are a plus (e.g. Julia, GO, Rust)
  • Experience with software development tools and processes (git, testing, peer review)
  • Fluent in English

You Are:

  • Familiar with frameworks such as Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, PyMC
  • Familiar in one or more of the following: knowledge graphs, ontologies, Bayesian statistics, probabilistic graphical models, and streaming data processing techniques.
  • Experienced in using Docker and other cloud-related technologies
  • Eager and open to learn new techniques and technologies, and have an ability to be resilient in an ever changing environment.
  • Hands-on and independent.

Reporting to Collibra’s Research Scientist, measures of success are:

  • Within your first month, you will get familiarized with our product, vision, and current research and innovation activities.
  • Within your third month, you will be leading part of our academic research endeavors and be supporting the research and innovation team with integrations.
  • Within your sixth month, you will have taken on your first set of research and innovation projects creating prototypes to disrupt our current product.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Manager Racial Injustice training and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more!

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone.

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.