We are looking
for a
Data Scientist

NN is a life insurance company with the greatest aspirations in Belgium. It doesn’t matter how different and unique people may be, everyone strives to live a long and happy life. We help people take care of what they really find important in life. As a life insurance company, we protect our customers by providing strong product solutions. And we support each and every Belgian in their search for happiness. With 1.6 million unique customers, 600 happy employees and an annual turnover of 1 billion euro, NN is part of a strong international group. That’s why we are delighted to welcome potential colleagues to NN who would like to have a positive impact on the lives of each of our customers! 

What impact will you have as Data Scientist at NN? 

You will join the IT Delivery team that designs, develops and runs all applications for NN Belgium. We do this 'Agile', so we work together faster and smarter. There is a lot of room for initiatives, and together we can achieve visible results in a challenging context.

Do you want to help build a data-driven company? Because we’re in the midst of this growth?  As a Data Scientist, you work closely with the business to give them important tools in data-driven solutions. You will discuss the necessary requirements to create the reports in the Power BI tool, as well as update reporting in SSIS and migrate reporting from SSIS to PowerBI.

  • You will help build a future platform based on a data lake in the cloud (Azure) that will develop the reports in PowerBI. Afterwards, you will maintain this Report Application Platform via Azure Databricks (ETL)
  • The team you work with will set up this new Reporting platform in Microsoft Azure.
  • We create this data model based on the requirements that the team gathers with Business. There is interaction with the different departments of the company to gather requirements for the output and communicate with them for testing.
  • This ranges from collecting requirements to preparing PowerBI reports.
  • Update existing reporting in SSIS and follow up on ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Participate in supporting and supporting the testing process.
  • You attach importance to the correct documentation of the developments. 
  • You will work with a team of analysts and developers in an agile way of working. You are passionate about bringing the sprints to a successful conclusion.
  • You work with your business on a case-based basis. Communication and collaboration are key here.

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What do you have to offer as Data Scientist? 

You are driven by technology & data, and you actively participate in the team to achieve our goals. This is done in an agile environment where collaboration and continuous improvement are key. We find “Having enthusiasm” and being positively critical enriching! 

  • You have a bachelor’s degree. You have insights in data and are driven by this. You are eager to keep your data knowledge and data innovations up to date. 
  • You have business analysis skills: analysing, synthesising and documenting are not unknown to you.
  • You have a good knowledge of Python development.
  • Your technical knowledge: PowerBI, Microsoft SQL (advanced is a plus), Microsoft Excel, ETL. A strong plus is knowledge of SSIS, Azure, DataBrickx. 
  • You have a strong knowledge of English, and a good knowledge of Dutch or French is a strong plus. Within the team, communication is mainly in English. 
  • We greatly appreciate a hands-on approach.

As a person, you find proactive – and open communication important, both to your colleagues and to your stakeholders. We build together in consultation with and with clear expectations. You take ownership and a positive drive motivates you.  Of course, an interest in the world of insurance is a plus.

We will ask quite a lot of you, but you will get a great deal in return. What does NN have to offer you?

Care. Clear. Commit. NN provides a job that works for you.

NN needs people like you. People who are genuine and committed; people who are willing to give the best of themselves to our customers, bringing fresh ideas and the necessary drive to take the initiative. People who find our values logical and understandable. Any especially people with a unique personality that can make all the difference. So, just be yourself. That’s something we really appreciate at NN!

  • You will receive an attractive salary, supplemented by fringe benefits that include:
    group and hospitalisation insurance, meal vouchers and eco-vouchers, 20 days of holiday a year, plus 12 days of working time reduction leave
  • You will be given the opportunity to discover and grow your unique talents so that you can develop your career further.
    There’s a whole range to choose from: personalised training programmes, workshops, coaching, on-the-job learning and so on. 
  • At NN we know very well how important wellbeing is! That’s why we focus on achieving a good work-life balance.
    Working from home, flexible working and online sport lessons are all there to make it easier for you to find the right balance. 
  • And to give your creative side a helping hand, we have also thought carefully about providing an enjoyable, totally refreshed working environment, located in bustling Brussels, literally right next to Brussels South station, where you can feel at home. 
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Willing to have an impact as Data Scientist at NN? Nothing could be easier! 

Fancy coming to work in an environment that offers you all sorts of challenges? Are you one of the best professionals in your particular field? Want to make the difference with your fellow enthusiastic colleagues? Then we’d like to meet you!