Programmer and Data scientist in Energy

  • Climact SA
  • Louvain-la-Neuve, Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • Jul 29, 2020
Full Time

Job Description

CLIMACT, a leading Energy & Climate Change consulting company based in Louvain-la-Neuve – Belgium, is looking for a potential candidate (M/F) to fill an open position, starting as soon as possible.


CLIMACT’s mission is to support its client to act efficiently against Climact Change, towards a sustainable low carbon society by 2050 ( .

Role and responsabilities

The new position, within a team of energy and climate consultants, includes the following responsibilities:


  • Contribute to the programming, modelling, data science, and some architectural design, on various programming tools, in co-creation with the energy and climate consultants
  • Deliver the programming and modelling work with the other programmers in the team (extensive use of KNIME, Python and Alteryx)
  • Contribute to the development of existing tools (e.g. GlobalCalc, EUCalc, NetZero, My2050)
  • Contribute to developing analytics and data science expertise on Climact consulting engagements


Potential applicants should present the following experience and skills:


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong sense of creativity and autonomy
  • Engineering and/or IT degree. Ambition to contribute to the climate change challenge through energy models which help objectify the debate
  • Programming experience is required (e.g. Python).
  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience in programming/modelling/architecture design is an asset
  • Technical experience in the following is an asset:
    • Excel
    • Visual programming (e.g. Knime or Alteryx)
    • Database management
    • Optimisation (pre-running of code components, storage vs speed optimisation, complexity of operations)
  • Leadership and communication skills to communicate with the consultants to co-construct and refine the energy models.
  • Capability to harmonise best practices and perform quality reviews
  • Empathy and customer/partner relations management experience
  • Consulting experience in programming/modelling is a plus
  • Good communication skills (EN & FR) – NL is a strong plus
  • Ambition to evolve and grow in programming, modelling and architecture within Climact


  • We offer a full-time position with a competitive salary
  • Mobility solutions are provided
  • Telecommunication tools and flexible home teleworking available
  • Head office based in Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Partners & customers are located in Belgium and Europe. Some traveling is possible.

 About Climact

CLIMACT is a leading consulting company providing Energy & Climate Change strategies to organisations in Belgium in Europe ( We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and diversity of our workforce. Our recruiting process includes discussions and potential analytics, data science & consulting cases interviews. 

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Energy, Food & Agriculture, Buildings & Cities, Transportation, Carbon Removal & Utilization Engineering