Data Scientist

  • Technology
  • Enschede, Netherlands

Data Scientist

Job description

Do you get thrilled by driving research in the field of machine learning and deep learning? Do you have a background in data science and excellent knowledge of machine learning concepts? Are you interested to work for a growing and innovative high tech company, where people and fun are part of our core values? We'd love to have you!


Your role as a Data Scientist at Xsens

As a Data Scientist, you will be responsible for strategically driving Xsens’ research in the field of machine learning and deep learning. Your innovative ideas and solutions will contribute to the Xsens technology roadmap and future products definition. You will be involved in R&D projects with national and international partners, applying your expertise to a diversity of applications including human motion tracking, wearables for sports and health and computer vision.

You will be part of the Technology team and report to the Technology Director. You will be based in Enschede, the Netherlands.


Key challenges :

  • Prepare Data and Data pipelines for model development
  • Develop novel approaches for exploration, analysis and feature selection from large-scale multidimensional data that include physiological data, wearable and clinical/patient data
  • Build, train, test and deploy machine learning models
  • Develop visualization tools to interpret and communicate results
  • Work closely with software developers to integrate models into software products
  • Document code, results and details of the approaches in a thorough and systematic way in order to promote knowledge sharing and code re-use
  • Collaborate with other data scientists, SMEs to ideate and solve complex issues pertinent to data ingestion/curation, model performance, model generalization.

Requirements

Xsens is looking for a self-driven Data Scientist. Someone who thrives in an environment where your capability to deliver high-quality outcome is highly appreciated. You have:


  • Masters/Ph.D in Computer Science, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field required.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in academia/industry preferred.
  • Excellent knowledge of machine learning concepts, best practices, and techniques.
  • Proven hands-on experience using machine learning to solve complex real-world problems.
  • Excellent knowledge of Python required
  • Working knowledge of Linux OS, SQL
  • Experience with analysis of Health-related time series data analysis is a plus.
  • Ambitious team-player, able to meet deadlines, solution-oriented profile, analytical thinking, flexibility in acquiring new knowledge.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.


Working at Xsens

Xsens is more than a leading innovator in the field of 3D motion tracking technology. Working for Xsens is working with colleagues that are inquisitively and entrepreneurial by heart. Naturally, there is a high level of cooperation within our team. The team consists of people with multiple international backgrounds, a sportive mindset and driven to get the most out of themselves. They share a passion for movement and technology.

Xsens offers a position in an innovative, ambitious and international company, with an attractive compensation package. The informal culture allows for personal input, growth and development. Full training in our products and services will be provided.