Data Analyst

Kentyou is a startup company aiming to turn cities into more sustainable, innovative, and citizen-centric  environments to live and work in. Kentyou provides a modular and extensible software that unifies omnipresent urban data and facilitates innovative smart applications that help cities to face their environmental, economic, and social challenges.

Kentyou is looking for an enthusiast Data Analyst to join its highly qualified, international, open-minded, dynamic and creative development team. A successful applicant will enjoy the opportunity to be an important player within a rapidly growing, dynamic start-up, playing an important social and environmental role for the planet and its people.

The main role of the new member will be:

  • Architecting and implementing data integration solutions to gather data from diverse sources, such as IoT sensors, public APIs, citizen apps, social media, and other relevant streams.
  • Designing data processing pipelines to clean, transform, and store large volumes of data streams efficiently.
  • Developing and maintaining data models that ensure data consistency, accuracy, and optimal performance for various analytical use cases.
  • Building real-time data analytics pipelines to enable quick insights and action for time-sensitive applications like traffic management, security, energy optimization, etc.
  • Applying time series forecasting techniques to predict city-wide trends and patterns, enabling proactive decision-making for city planners and administrators.
  • Developing algorithms for anomaly detection to identify irregularities in data streams
  • Designing and developing AI-driven solutions that make sense of vast volumes of data generated by data streams in the smart city context
  • Designing and building advanced AI and machine learning models tailored to specific use cases, such as predictive maintenance, traffic optimization, energy efficiency, and more.
  • Collaborating with software engineers to deploy AI models into production systems, ensuring scalability and efficiency.
  • Staying updated with the latest advancements in AI, IoT, and smart cities research, and actively contribute to the development of innovative data-driven solutions.
  • Create intuitive and informative data visualizations to communicate findings and insights to stakeholders effectively.
  • Helping to design, implement and test Kentyou’s Open Source and commercial products
  • Ensuring high quality, reusable code through automated testing, including reliability and security requirements
  • Engaging with customers to assist them in designing and deploying software solutions.

Like what you see ? why not join us ?

Join us if you have the qualities and competencies we are looking for!

  • 5+ years of experience building high quality data analytics applications in industry, in particular in the IoT and smart city domains
  • Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or similar relevant field
  • Strong programming skills in an object oriented language such as Python, as well as associated libraries (NumPY, SciPy, Scikit-learn, Pandas, Matplotlib, PyTorch, Keras/Tensorflow)
  • Experience with time series data analysis and visualisation tools (PostgreSQL/Timescale, Prometheus. TensorBoard, Grafana, Kibana, Chronograf, Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Artifical Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies and techniques (supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, forecasting models, etc.)
  • Experience with AI-based image processing using methods and tools such as Yolo or SSD
  • Explainable AI concepts and methods to interpret and explain ML model decisions
  • Understanding of service-oriented architecture and experience with scalable, event-based, reactive systems
  • Mastering state-of-the-art software development, testing and deployment tools such as Maven, JUnit, Docker, Sonar, etc
  • Understanding of data security and privacy principles in an IoT and smart city context
  • Experience with big data processing technologies like Apache Spark, Hadoop, Kafka or similar
  • Working with agile development methodologies, following a design thinking approach with a lean startup mindset
  • Interest in learning new tools, languages, frameworks, and workflows
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational and time management practices
  • Ability to work efficiently with a remote team.
  • Team player, open-minded, dreamer yet hard worker
  • Experience in contributing to open-source software
  • Enjoys problem solving and applying their experience to new domains
  • Experience with OSGi Framework.
  • EU/UK/CH work permit
  • Location: Preferably in the vicinity of Grenoble, France, but remote work options will be considered


  • Possibility of remote working with flexible working hours. Kentyou is encouraging its employees to balance their personal life and professional career and enjoy both in pleasant conditions.
  • Important career development opportunities in a dynamic international startup environment with a great growth potential
  • Competitive salary, flexible vacation time, pension scheme and health insurance
  • Potential to join Employee Stock Option Plan
  • Unique experience in a fast-growing and innovative company within a talented, motivated, and international team
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