The Global Language of Business

Data Analyst/ Engineer (Consultant)

Job type: Consultant
Location: Europe and UK (Remote outside Belgium, Hybrid in Belgium)
Post date: 12 May 2022

Position Summary:

GS1 Overview
GS1 develops and maintains the most widely used identification standards that are fundamental to numerous enterprises around the world. The best-known symbol of GS1 standards is the barcode, named by the BBC as one of “the 50 things that made the world economy”. Four decades ago, we started by helping food retailers do business more efficiently and reduce consumer prices. Today, GS1 standards improve the efficiency, safety and visibility of supply chains across physical and digital channels in 25 sectors, including retail, marketplaces, healthcare, transport and logistics, food service, technical industries and humanitarian logistics. Our scale and reach – local Member Organisations (MOs) in 115 countries, 2 million user companies and 6 billion transactions every day – help ensure that GS1 standards create a common language that supports systems and processes across the globe.


Role Summary

Together with the Data Analytics lead, the Data Analyst/Engineer is responsible for the design and operational maintenance of the data analytics environment, which comprises the data warehouse, data-lake, data pipelines, data analytics algorithms, and business intelligence solutions. You will be working in close cooperation with business stakeholders and business analysts.

This role requires a dynamic and flexible person with a passion for data engineering and data analytics, strong communication skills, the ability to rapidly translate business requirements into data analytics prototypes, and able to deploy selected solutions at full scale.


•    5+ years professional data engineering experience
•    Academic background in IT, mathematics, or statistics, including data science tracks.
•    Very strong execution skills able to take seemingly vague questions and translate them into clear, achievable objectives
•    Proven experience and passion for building highly successful and innovative data analytics products
•    Experience working with cross-functional teams (design, engineering, data science, business development, marketing)
•    Excellent communication and visualisation skills

Skills required:

•    3+ years experience with Python and related data science packages (pandas, scikit-learn, ...)
•    1+ years experience with PowerBI or similar product (e.g. Tableau) 
•    Strong knowledge of databases and query languages, both SQL as well as document-oriented databases such as Cosmos
•    Strong knowledge of meta data standards, in particular JSON
•    Experience with Cloud based architectures such as Microsoft Azure
•    Experience with big data sets, processing of event streams, etc.
•    Capable of cooperating with business stakeholders in a highly cross-functional, matrixed organization.
•    Experience with Agile methodologies (epics, features, stories), modern software development practices (test driven development, paired programming, continuous deployment), and tools (Azure DevOps).

Additional Information:

Travel Requirements: Limited

How to apply:

Send your application with CV to:

  • Blue Tower, Avenue Louise 326, bte 10
  • B-1050 Brussels, Belgium 
  • Tel: + 32 2 788 78 00 
  • E-mail: 

Responses will be treated quickly and with strict confidentiality.