Job offer : Data Scientist

We are looking for a Data Scientist with expertise in Knowledge Graphs to take our solution to the next level of maturity. You will be part of our core team responsible for the complete development of the platform. As the main area of focus, you will work on data enrichment. You will technically design the Knowledge Graph system to fit several use cases such as recommendation systems, provide expertise around graph data modeling, implement mechanisms for data quality, and develop machine learning algorithms in the field of entity matching. You must be a strong team player with a real open mind as well as autonomy.


  • Develop an automated KG generation pipeline

  • Plan ways of integrating the KG with partners

  • Test, and productionize machine learning pipelines to recognize entities in a knowledge graph and infer new knowledge (e.g., Knowledge Base Population, Relation Extraction, Entity Matching, Named Entity Recognition..)

  • Provide solutions for problems with substantial commercial impact

  • Perform analysis to identify challenges and opportunities, deriving valuable insights

  • Conduct experiments to show causal impact of new ideas or implementations

  • Work with the team to design software solutions and define the design/architecture

  • Install and configure databases


  • Proven experience as a data scientist
  • Strong expertise in Python and or R
  • Knowledge of noSQL databases and graph database (such asneo4j)
  • Familiar with linked data, RDF, Json-LD
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Self-organized
  • Great attention to detail, operability and production
  • Knowledge of English (Dutch or French is a plus)


Minimum 3 years of experience.


Competitive package matching Belgian market standards even if we are an early stage startup.

Work environment

Startup environment, with a mix of home working and offices in different co-working spaces in Belgium Wallonia, Flanders and Brussels or abroad (at your best convenience).


We are doers, thirsty for knowledge who love to play and experiment (challenges and hackathons are things we love to do). We are techies who understand business needs and give special attention to end-user experience. Our company’s culture is made of flexibility (everyone is different, we do not all perform best at the same moment of the day), autonomy (although we exchange a lot) and proactiveness.


Possibility to grow in a very dynamic environment and work alongside top-notch experts in the fields of software development, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence but also from research centers and universities all across Belgium such as imec.

About the company

Datavillage is a startup with the mission of unlocking the value of personal data by giving back control to individuals. We are building a personal data platform that allows companies to access personal data without collecting it from their end. It fosters trust and privacy between services and with users for better experience. The platform relies on new technologies and concepts such as personal data store, consent ledger, confidential computing and graph AI.


Our companies’ values are reflected in our product and in the way we do business: transparency, end-user centricity, respect of privacy and collaboration. We believe that the future of technology and data is decentralized.

You feel you have what it takes to join us ? You want to change the web and our digital & data economy ? Do you believe that the future of technology will pass through the empowerment of the people ? Don’t wait no more drop us a line at

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