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R&D/Data Science Manager

Location: Hybrid in Brussels
Duration: 1Y contract with extension


•We are seeking a R&D/Data Science Manager to lead the delivery of research projects in the fields of AI Systems Security.

•The client is a world leading tech company that offers a unique multidisciplinary position that allows the candidate to gain and show expertise in cutting-edge technologies positioned at the intersection of Machine Learning and Cybersecurity.

•Lead and manage multidisciplinary teams involved in the delivery of R&D activities

•Advice and supervise the exploration of the latest techniques for security of AI systems

•Validate and confirm hypothesis for novel methods development

•Plan and track experimental activities in the context of proofs of concept delivery

•Review and validate results to identify improvement opportunities

•Report teams progresses and key results to top management and stakeholders

•Collect and understand high level requirements and cascade them to team members


•Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or other relevant degree

•Solid and proven experience in Data Analysis, Machine Learning and model development

•Good programming skills in Python and software Engineering best practices

•Experience with project management mechanisms and tools (Jira, Rally, …)

•Experience with common tools for software maintenance (GitHub, …)


•Capability of producing high quality scientific documents and reports

•Proven experience in research environments (PhD with a high-level publication record is a plus)

•Experience with generating ideas for patent creation and managing the submission pipeline
Apart from these pure technical skills, the ideal candidate should also possess:

•The ability to integrate in multidisciplinary teams, to assist and guide other team members and to keep the teams’ productivity at high levels

•The ability of acting as a leader and point of reference for any concern related to technical as well as administrative aspects

•A spontaneous curiosity and interest in AI and (cyber)security topics

•The ability to work independently and pro-actively

•A strong quality orientation, combined with a pragmatic attitude to deliver

•Strong command of English

•Excellent presentation, communication and writing skills

•Excellent documentation and effective summarization skills

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